2011 NBA Draft Combine Participants Announced

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The 2011 NBA Draft Combine takes place next week in Chicago at renowned trainer Tim Grover’s Attack Athletics facility.  The list of all 54 participants was released earlier today.

According to Draft Express’s Latest 2011 Mock Draft:
Plain – Undrafted Projection
Green – Projected Lottery Pick
Blue – Projected 1st Round Pick
Red – Projected 2nd Round Pick

Keith Benson Oakland
Marshon Brooks Providence
Alec Burks Colorado
Jimmy Butler Marquette
Norris Cole Cleveland State
Kenneth Faried Morehead State
Jimmer Fredette BYU
Andrew Goudelock College of Charleston
Jordan Hamilton Texas
Ben Hansbrough Notre Dame
Justin Harper Richmond
Tobias Harris Tennessee
Tyler Honeycutt UCLA
Scotty Hopson Tennessee
Kyrie Irving Duke
Reggie Jackson Boston College
Rick Jackson Syracuse
Charles Jenkins Hofstra
JaJuan Johnson Purdue
Corey Joseph Texas
Enes Kanter Kentucky
Brandon Knight Kentucky
Malcolm Lee UCLA
Kawhi Leonard San Diego State
Travis Leslie Georgia
Jon Leuer Wisconsin
DeAndre Liggins Kentucky
David Lighty Ohio State
Shelvin Mack Butler
Demetri McCamey Illinois
E’Twaun Moore Purdue
Darius Morris Michigan
Marcus Morris Kansas
Markieff Morris Kansas
Lucas Riva Nogueira Estudiantes II (Spain)
Chandler Parsons Florida
Jereme Richmond Illinois
Josh Selby Kansas
Iman Shumpert Georgia Tech
Kyle Singler Duke
Chris Singleton Florida State
Jamie Skeen VCU
Greg Smith Fresno State
Nolan Smith Duke
Isaiah Thomas Washington
Malcolm Thomas San Diego State
Trey Thompkins Georgia
Klay Thompson Washington State
Tristan Thompson Texas
Jeremy Tyler San Diego HS/Maccabi Haifa (Israel)/Tokyo Apache (Japan)
Nikola Vucevic Southern California
Kemba Walker Connecticut
Derrick Williams Arizona
Jordan Williams Maryland


  • Lucas Riva Nogueira is the only “true” international prospect participating.  Jeremy Tyler, a big man who left high school after his junior year to pursue a pro career overseas, is also attending.
  • Bismack Biyombo, Jonas Valanciunas, Donatas Motiejunas and Davis Bertans are not attending.  All four players are projected to be chosen in the first round in Draft Express’ latest mock.
  • 50 attendees are projected to be drafted according to Draft Express’ latest mock.  Nine are projected lottery picks.
  • Scott Schroeder of Ridiculous Upside noted that 48 of the 53 hopefuls who attended last year were either drafted or played in the league this year.

The combine starts next Wednesday, May 18th and finishes Saturday the 22nd.


Jonathan Santiago
Jonathan Santiago serves Cowbell Kingdom as senior editor specializing in writing, podcasting and video production. He also handles the majority of CK’s day-to-day beat coverage of the Kings.

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