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What were the 1st round NBA draft picks ranked coming out of High School?

Published on July 8, 2012 by Scott Shirley   ·   1 Comment

To do that I looked at Scout.com and saw what they ranked each player coming out of high school. For the most part Scout did a pretty good job. Note international players are not ranked. The rankings are below.

1. New Orleans Hornets : Anthony Davis 6’10” 220 PF/C Kentucky Freshman = (No. 1 overall, #1 PF – 2011)

2.Charlotte Bobcats: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist 6’7” 210 SF Kentucky Freshman = (No. 26overall, #1 SF – 2011)

3.Washington Wizards: Bradley Beal 6’4” 207 SG Florida Freshman = (No. 6 overall, #2 SG – 2011)

4.Cleveland Cavaliers: Dion Waiters 6’4” SG Syracuse Sophomore = (No. 27 overall, #4 SG – 2010)

5. Sacramento Kings: Thomas Robinson 6’8” 240 PF Kansas Junior = (No. 24 overall, #9 PF – 2009

6. Portland Trail Blazers (from New Jersey): Damian Lillard 6’2” 190 PG Weber State Junior = (Not Ranked)

7. Golden State Warriors : Harrison Barnes 6’8” 215 SF UNC Sophomore = (No. 1 overall, #1 SF – 2010)

8. Toronto Raptors: Terrence Ross 6’6” 197 SG Washington Sophomore = (No. 26 overall, #3 SG – 2010)

9. Detroit Pistons: Andre Drummond 6’10” 270 PF UConn Freshman = (No. 2 overall, #1 C – 2011)

10. New Orleans Hornets (from Minnesota): Austin Rivers 6’4” 203 SG Duke Freshman = (No. 3 overall, #1 SG – 2011)

11. Portland Trail Blazers: Meyers Leonard 7’0” 240 C Illinois Sophomore = (No. 19 overall, #1 6 C – 2010)

12.Houston Rockets: Jeremy Lamb 6’5” 185 SG UConn Sophomore = (No. 88 overall, #21 SG – 2010)

13. Phoenix Suns: Kendall Marshall 6’4” 197 PG UNC Freshman = (No. 29 overall, #9 PG – 2010)

14.Milwaukee Bucks: John Henson 6’10” 220 PF UNC Junior = (No. 4 overall, #1 PF – 2009)

15. Philadelphia 76ers: :Moe Harkless 6’8” 218 SF/PF St. John’s Freshman = (No. 46 overall, #14 SF – 2011)

16. Houston Rockets (from New York): Royce White 6’8” 249 SF Iowa St. Sophomore = (No. 32 overall, #10 PF – 2019)

17. Dallas Mavericks: Tyler Zeller 6’11” 240 PF UNC Senior = (No. 21 overall, #7 PF – 2008)

18. Houston Rockets (from Minnesota through Utah Jazz): Terrence Jones 6’9” 244 SF Kentucky Sophomore = (No. 8 overall, #2 SF – 2010)

19. Orlando Magic: Andrew Nicholson 6’9” 220 PF St. Bonaventure Senior= (Not Ranked)

20. Denver Nuggets: = Evan Fournier , France (NA)

21. Boston Celtics: Jared Sullinger 6’9” 265 PF Ohio State Sophomore = (No. 4 overall, #2 C – 2010 )

22. Boston Celtics (from LA Clippers): Fab Melo 7’ 255 C Syracuse Sophomore = (No. 13 overall, #4 C – 2010 )

23. Atlanta Hawks: John Jenkins 6’4” 205 SG Vanderbilt Junior = (No. 41 overall, #10 SG – 2009)

24. Cleveland Cavaliers (from the LA Lakers): Jared Cunningham SG Oregon State = (# 27 PG – 2008)

25. Memphis Grizzlies: Tony Wroten Washington 6’5” 204 PG/SG Washington Freshman = (No. 19 overall, #5 PG – 2011)

26. Indiana Pacers: Miles Plumlee C Duke Senior = (#14 PF – 2007)

27.Miami Heat: Arnett Moultrie 6’10” 230 PF Mississippi St. Junior = ( Not Ranked, 2007)

28. Oklahoma City Thunder: Perry Jones III 6’11” 235 SF Baylor Sophomore = (No. 9 overall, #3 C – 2010 )

29. Chicago Bulls: Marquis Teague 6’2” 189 PG Kentucky Freshman= (No. 8 overall, #1 PG – 2011)

30. Golden State Warriors (from San Antonio): Festus Ezeli 6’11”/255 C Vanderbilt Senior = (3 star but not ranked– 2007)

 

 

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