2011 NBA Mock Draft: Will the 76ers Reach for a Power Forward?

2011 NBA Mock Draft: Will the 76ers Reach for a Power Forward?

The Philadelphia 76ers are assuredly going to select a big man in the upcoming draft and Try Thompkins of Georgia is going to be their man.

Thompkins recently worked out for the Sixers and let it be known that he is friends with a number of the current 76ers roster. 

 

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This could conceivably give Thompkins an edge over some of the remaining forwards available.  Chemistry is a big thing in the NBA, so Thompkins is already familiar with a number of the players, that chemistry will go a long way.

He’s not a bad player either, but he’s a reach at No. 16 based solely off of talent.

 

  1. Cleveland Cavaliers: Kyrie Irving, Duke
  2. Minnesota Timberwolves: Derrick Williams, Arizona
  3. Utah Jazz: Brandon Knight, Kentucky
  4. Cleveland Cavaliers: Enes Kanter, International
  5. Toronto Raptors: Kemba Walker UConn
  6. Washington Wizards:  Jan Vesely, Interntional
  7. Sacramento Kings: Kawhi Leonard, San Diego State
  8. Detroit Pistons: Jonas Valanciunas, International
  9. Charlotte Bobcats: Bismack Biyombo, International
  10. Milwaukee Bucks: Alec Burks, Colorado
  11. Golden State Warriors: Klay Thompson, Washington State
  12. Utah Jazz: Jordan Hamilton, Texas
  13. Phoenix Suns: Tristan Thompson, Texas
  14. Houston Rockets: Jimmer Fredette, BYU
  15. Indiana Pacers: Marcus Morris, Kansas
  16. Philadelphia 76ers: Trey Thompkins, Georgia
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