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NBA Draft 2021 Results: No. 1 Overall Pick, Results, Recap, Picks and Selections

Adam Taylor McKillop
NBA Draft Results: No. 1 overall pick, results, full picks and selections for the 2021 NBA Draft.
NBA Draft Results: No. 1 overall pick, results, full picks and selections for the 2021 NBA Draft. / Gregory Shamus/Getty Images
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The 2021 NBA Draft has basketball fans around the world buzzing in anticipation of the excitement that will go down on Thursday night.

Who Was the No. 1 Overall Pick in the NBA Draft?

The Detroit Pistons selected 6-foot-8 guard Cade Cunningham from Oklahoma State with the No. 1 overall pick. Cunningham averaged 20.1 points, 6.2 rebounds and 3.5 assists during his freshman season.

Who Was the No. 2 Pick in the NBA Draft?

The Houston Rockets took 6-foot-6 shooting guard Jalen Green out of the G League Ignite team with the No. 2 pick. Green averaged 17.9 points on .461/.365/.829 shooting splits during his season in the G League.

Who Was the No. 3 Pick in the NBA Draft?

The Cleveland Cavaliers selected 7-foot center Evan Mobley from USC with the No. 3 pick. The 20-year-old displayed his skills by averaging 16.4 points, 8.7 rebounds and 2.9 blocks per game during the 2020-21 NCAA season.

Who Was the No. 4 Pick in the NBA Draft?

The Toronto Raptors took 6-foot-8 forward Scottie Barnes from Florida State with the No. 4 overall pick. He averaged 10.3 points, 4.0 rebounds and 4.1 assists per game with the Seminoles in 2020-21.

Who Was the No. 5 Pick in the NBA Draft?

The Orlando Magic selected guard Jalen Suggs from Gonzaga with the No. 5 overall pick in the 2021 NBA Draft. In his lone season with the Gonzaga Bulldogs, Suggs averaged 14.4 points, 5.3 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game.

Full List of NBA First Round Draft Picks

1. Detroit Pistons: Cade Cunningham, G, Oklahoma State
2. Houston Rockets: Jalen Green, G, G League Ignite
3. Cleveland Cavaliers: Evan Mobley, C, USC
4. Toronto Raptors: Scottie Barnes, F, Florida State
5. Orlando Magic: Jalen Suggs, G, Gonzaga
6. Oklahoma City Thunder: Josh Giddey, G, Australia
7. Golden State Warriors: Jonathan Kuminga, F, G League Ignite
8. Orlando Magic: Franz Wagner, G-F, Michigan
9. Sacramento Kings: Davion Mitchell, G, Baylor
10. Memphis Grizzlies (via New Orleans Pelicans): Ziaire Williams, F, Stanford
11. Charlotte Hornets: James Bouknight, G, Connecticut
12. San Antonio Spurs: Joshua Primo, G, Alabama
13. Indiana Pacers: Chris Duarte, G, Oregon
14. Golden State Warriors: Moses Moody, G, Arkansas
15. Washington Wizards: Corey Kispert, G-F, Gonzaga
16. Oklahoma City Thunder (traded to Houston Rockets): Alperen Sengun, C, Turkey
17. New Orleans Pelicans (via Memphis Grizzlies): Trey Murphy, G, Virginia
18. Oklahoma City Thunder (via Miami): Tre Mann, G, Florida
19. New York Knicks (traded to Charlotte Hornets): Kai Jones, F, Texas
20. Atlanta Hawks: Jalen Johnson, G-F, Duke
21. New York Knicks (traded to Los Angeles Clippers): Keon Johnson, G, Tennessee
22. Los Angeles Lakers: Isaiah Jackson, F, Kentucky
23. Houston Rockets (via Portland): Usman Garuba, F, Spain
24. Houston Rockets (via Milwaukee): Josh Christopher, G, Arizona State
25. Los Angeles Clippers (traded to New York Knicks): Quentin Grims, G, Houston
26. Denver Nuggets: Nah'Shon Hyland, G, VCU
27. Brooklyn Nets: Cameron Thomas, G, LSU
28. Philadelphia 76ers: Jaden Springer, G, Tennessee
29. Phoenix Suns: Day'Ron Sharpe, C, North Carolina
30. Utah Jazz: Santin Aldama, F, Loyola (MD)


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