“I AM #1”

The NBA Draft was held Thursday night, and thus, the hopes for a brighter future for many teams. We can get excited about the incoming freshmen to the league, but only time will tell how each will fair at this new level. Some teams took huge risks in the First Round, while others seemed to fill the perfect holes to be true contenders next season. There were also a few surprises, and teams making a clear statement on where the future of their team is headed. Other teams seem to be on the same track they have been on for years….headed NOWHERE.

Here are the First Round selections of the 2012 NBA Draft:

#1 – New Orleans Hornets – ANTHONY DAVIS (Kentucky) – PF/C

#2 – Charlotte Bobcats – MICHAEL KIDD-GILCHRIST (Kentucky) – SF

#3 – Washington Wizards – BRADLEY BEAL (Florida) – G

#4 – Cleveland Cavaliers- DION WAITERS (Syracuse) – G

#5 – Sacramento Kings – THOMAS ROBINSON (Kansas) – PF

#6 – Portland Trailblazers – DAMIAN LILLARD (Weber St) – PG

#7 – Golden State Warriors – HARRISON BARNES (UNC) – F

#8 – Toronto Raptors – TERRENCE ROSS (Washington) – G

#9 – Detroit Pistons – ANDRE DRUMMOND (UConn) – F

#10 – New Orleans Hornets – AUSTIN RIVERS (Duke) – G

#11 – Portland Trailblazers – MEYERS LEONARD (Illinois) – C

#12 – Houston Rockets – JEREMY LAMB (UConn) – G

#13 – Pheonix Suns – KENDALL MARSHALL (UNC) – G

#14 – Milwaulkee Bucks – JOHN HENSON (UNC) – F

#15 – Philadelphia 76ers – MAURICE HARKLESS (St. John’s) – F

#16 – Houston Rockets – ROYCE WHITE (Iowa State) – F

#17 – Dallas Mavericks – TYLER ZELLER (UNC) – F

#18 – Houston Rockets – TERRENCE JONES (Kentucky) – F

#19 – Orlando Magic – ANDREW NICHOLSON (St. Bonaventure) – F

#20 – Denver Nuggets – EVAN FOURNIER (France) – G

#21 – Boston Celtics – JARED SULLINGER (Ohio State) – F

#22 – Boston Celtics – FAB FIVE MELO (Syracuse) – C

#23 – Atlanta Hawks – JOHN JENKINS (Vanderbilt) – G

#24 – Cleveland Cavaliers – JARED CUNNINGHAM (Oregon State) – G

#25 – Memphis Grizzlies – TONY WROTEN JR. (Washington) – G

#26 – Indiana Pacers – MILES PLUMLEE (Duke) – F

#27 – Miami Heat – ARNETT MOULTRIE (Mississippi State) – F

#28 – Oklahoma City Thunder – PERRY JONES III (Baylor) – F

#29 – Chicago Bulls – MARQUIS TEAGUE (Kentucky) – G

#30 – Golden State Warriors – FESTUS EZELI (Vanderbilt) – C

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