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The 2012 NBA Draft was held on June 28, 2012, at Prudential Center
Prudential Center
in Newark, New Jersey. The draft started at 7:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time (2300 UTC), and was broadcast in the United States on ESPN. In this draft, National Basketball Association
National Basketball Association
(NBA) teams took turns selecting amateur U.S. college basketball players and other eligible players, including international players. This draft marked the first time that the first two players selected were from the same school (Anthony Davis and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist
were teammates at Kentucky).[1] It also set a record of having six players from one school (Kentucky) being selected in the two rounds of the draft and was the first draft to have the first three selections be college freshmen all from the same conference, the Southeastern Conference. Not only that, but it also featured the oldest player to ever get selected in an NBA draft, with Bernard James
Bernard James
being 27 years old at the time of the draft. Of the players drafted, 30 are forwards, 21 are guards, and 9 are centers. The 2012 NBA draft
NBA draft
marked the first appearance of the Brooklyn Nets. This draft also marks the last draft appearance for the New Orleans Hornets. After the 2012–13 season, the franchise was renamed as the New Orleans Pelicans. New Orleans made their first draft appearance as the Pelicans in 2013.

Contents

1 Draft selections 2 Notable undrafted players 3 Eligibility rules 4 Entrants

4.1 Early entrants

4.1.1 College underclassmen 4.1.2 International players

4.2 Automatically eligible entrants

5 Draft lottery 6 Invited attendees 7 Trades involving draft picks

7.1 Pre-draft trades 7.2 Draft-day trades

8 References 9 External links

Draft selections[edit]

PG Point guard SG Shooting guard SF Small forward PF Power forward C Center

^ Denotes player who has been inducted to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

* Denotes player who has been selected for at least one All-Star Game and All-NBA Team

+ Denotes player who has been selected for at least one All-Star Game

x Denotes player who has been selected for at least one All-NBA Team

# Denotes player who never played in the NBA regular season or playoffs

~ Denotes player who has been selected as Rookie of the Year

Anthony Davis was selected first by the New Orleans Hornets.

Bradley Beal
Bradley Beal
was selected third by the Washington Wizards.

Damian Lillard
Damian Lillard
was selected sixth by the Portland Trail Blazers.

Harrison Barnes
Harrison Barnes
was selected seventh by the Golden State Warriors.

Terrence Ross
Terrence Ross
was selected eighth by the Toronto Raptors.

Andre Drummond
Andre Drummond
was selected ninth by the Detroit Pistons.

Terrence Jones
Terrence Jones
was selected eighteenth by the Houston Rockets.

Draymond Green
Draymond Green
was selected thirty-fifth overall by the Golden State Warriors.

Round Pick Player Position Nationality[n 1] Team School/club team

1 1 Davis, AnthonyAnthony Davis* PF/C  United States New Orleans Hornets Kentucky (Fr.)

1 2 Kidd-Gilchrist, MichaelMichael Kidd-Gilchrist SF  United States Charlotte Bobcats Kentucky (Fr.)

1 3 Beal, BradleyBradley Beal+ SG  United States Washington Wizards Florida (Fr.)

1 4 Waiters, DionDion Waiters SG  United States Cleveland Cavaliers Syracuse (So.)

1 5 Robinson, ThomasThomas Robinson PF  United States Sacramento Kings Kansas (Jr.)

1 6 Lillard, DamianDamian Lillard*~ PG  United States Portland Trail Blazers
Portland Trail Blazers
(from Brooklyn)[a] Weber St. (Jr.)

1 7 Barnes, HarrisonHarrison Barnes SF  United States Golden State Warriors North Carolina (So.)

1 8 Ross, TerrenceTerrence Ross SG  United States Toronto Raptors Washington (So.)

1 9 Drummond, AndreAndre Drummond* C  United States Detroit Pistons Connecticut (Fr.)

1 10 Rivers, AustinAustin Rivers SG  United States New Orleans Hornets
New Orleans Hornets
(from Minnesota via L.A. Clippers)[b] Duke (Fr.)

1 11 Leonard, MeyersMeyers Leonard C  United States Portland Trail Blazers Illinois (So.)

1 12 Lamb, JeremyJeremy Lamb SG  United States Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets
(from Milwaukee)[c] Connecticut (So.)

1 13 Marshall, KendallKendall Marshall PG  United States Phoenix Suns North Carolina (So.)

1 14 Henson, JohnJohn Henson PF  United States Milwaukee Bucks
Milwaukee Bucks
(from Houston)[c] North Carolina (Jr.)

1 15 Harkless, MauriceMaurice Harkless SF  Puerto Rico[n 2] Philadelphia 76ers St. John's (Fr.)

1 16 White, RoyceRoyce White PF  United States Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets
(from New York)[d] Iowa St. (So.)

1 17 Zeller, TylerTyler Zeller C  United States Dallas Mavericks
Dallas Mavericks
(traded to Cleveland)[A] North Carolina (Sr.)

1 18 Jones, TerrenceTerrence Jones PF  United States Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets
(from Utah via Minnesota)[e] Kentucky (So.)

1 19 Nicholson, AndrewAndrew Nicholson PF  Canada Orlando Magic St. Bonaventure (Sr.)

1 20 Fournier, EvanEvan Fournier SG  France Denver Nuggets Poitiers Basket (France)

1 21 Sullinger, JaredJared Sullinger PF  United States Boston Celtics Ohio St. (So.)

1 22 Melo, FabFab Melo C  Brazil Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics
(from L.A. Clippers via Oklahoma City)[f] Syracuse (So.)

1 23 Jenkins, JohnJohn Jenkins SG  United States Atlanta Hawks Vanderbilt (Jr.)

1 24 Cunningham, JaredJared Cunningham SG  United States Cleveland Cavaliers
Cleveland Cavaliers
(from L.A. Lakers,[g] traded to Dallas)[A] Oregon St. (Jr.)

1 25 Wroten, TonyTony Wroten PG  United States Memphis Grizzlies Washington (Fr.)

1 26 Plumlee, MilesMiles Plumlee C  United States Indiana Pacers Duke (Sr.)

1 27 Moultrie, ArnettArnett Moultrie PF  United States Miami Heat
Miami Heat
(traded to Philadelphia)[B] Mississippi St. (Jr.)

1 28 Jones III, PerryPerry Jones III SF  United States Oklahoma City Thunder Baylor (So.)

1 29 Teague, MarquisMarquis Teague PG  United States Chicago Bulls Kentucky (Fr.)

1 30 Ezeli, FestusFestus Ezeli C  Nigeria Golden State Warriors
Golden State Warriors
(from San Antonio)[h] Vanderbilt (Sr.)

2 31 Taylor, JefferyJeffery Taylor SF  Sweden Charlotte Bobcats Vanderbilt (Sr.)

2 32 Satoranský, TomášTomáš Satoranský SG  Czech Republic Washington Wizards Banca Cívica Sevilla (Spain)

2 33 James, BernardBernard James C  United States Cleveland Cavaliers
Cleveland Cavaliers
(traded to Dallas)[A] Florida St. (Sr.)

2 34 Crowder, JaeJae Crowder SF  United States Cleveland Cavaliers
Cleveland Cavaliers
(from New Orleans via Miami,[i] traded to Dallas)[A] Marquette (Sr.)

2 35 Green, DraymondDraymond Green* PF  United States Golden State Warriors
Golden State Warriors
(from Brooklyn)[j] Michigan St. (Sr.)

2 36 Johnson, OrlandoOrlando Johnson SG  United States Sacramento Kings
Sacramento Kings
(traded to Indiana)[C] UC Santa Barbara (Sr.)

2 37 Acy, QuincyQuincy Acy PF  United States Toronto Raptors Baylor (Sr.)

2 38 Miller, QuincyQuincy Miller SF  United States Denver Nuggets
Denver Nuggets
(from Golden State via New York)[k] Baylor (Fr.)

2 39 Middleton, KhrisKhris Middleton SF  United States Detroit Pistons Texas A&M (Jr.)

2 40 Barton, WillWill Barton SG  United States Portland Trail Blazers
Portland Trail Blazers
(from Minnesota via Houston)[l] Memphis (So.)

2 41 Taylor, TyshawnTyshawn Taylor PG  United States Portland Trail Blazers
Portland Trail Blazers
(traded to Brooklyn)[D] Kansas (Sr.)

2 42 Lamb, DoronDoron Lamb SG  United States Milwaukee Bucks Kentucky (So.)

2 43 Scott, MikeMike Scott PF  United States Atlanta Hawks
Atlanta Hawks
(from Phoenix)[m] Virginia (Sr.)

2 44 English, KimKim English SG  United States Detroit Pistons
Detroit Pistons
(from Houston)[n] Missouri (Sr.)

2 45 Hamilton, JustinJustin Hamilton C  United States Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia 76ers
(traded to Miami)[B] LSU (Jr.)

2 46 Miller, DariusDarius Miller SF  United States New Orleans Hornets
New Orleans Hornets
(from Dallas via Washington)[o] Kentucky (Sr.)

2 47 Murphy, KevinKevin Murphy SG  United States Utah Jazz Tennessee Tech (Sr.)

2 48 Papanikolaou, KostasKostas Papanikolaou SF  Greece New York Knicks Olympiacos (Greece)

2 49 O'Quinn, KyleKyle O'Quinn PF  United States Orlando Magic Norfolk St. (Sr.)

2 50 Turkyilmaz, Izzetİzzet Türkyılmaz# PF  Turkey Denver Nuggets Banvit (Turkey)

2 51 Joseph, KrisKris Joseph SF  Canada Boston Celtics Syracuse (Sr.)

2 52 Kuzmić, OgnjenOgnjen Kuzmić C  Serbia[n 3] Golden State Warriors
Golden State Warriors
(from Atlanta)[p] Clinicas Rincón (Spain)

2 53 Aldemir, FurkanFurkan Aldemir PF  Turkey Los Angeles Clippers Galatasaray (Turkey)

2 54 Shengelia, TornikeTornike Shengelia SF  Georgia Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia 76ers
(from Memphis,[q] traded to Brooklyn)[E] Spirou Charleroi
Spirou Charleroi
(Belgium)

2 55 Johnson-Odom, DariusDarius Johnson-Odom SG  United States Dallas Mavericks
Dallas Mavericks
(from L.A. Lakers,[r] traded back to the L.A. Lakers)[F] Marquette (Sr.)

2 56 Zubčić, TomislavTomislav Zubčić# PF  Croatia Toronto Raptors
Toronto Raptors
(from Indiana)[s] Cibona Zagreb (Croatia)

2 57 Karaman, İlkanİlkan Karaman# PF  Turkey Brooklyn Nets
Brooklyn Nets
(from Miami)[t] Pınar Karşıyaka
Pınar Karşıyaka
(Turkey)

2 58 Hummel, RobbieRobbie Hummel SF  United States Minnesota Timberwolves
Minnesota Timberwolves
(from Oklahoma City)[u] Purdue (Sr.)

2 59 Denmon, MarcusMarcus Denmon# PG  United States San Antonio Spurs Missouri (Sr.)

2 60 Sacre, RobertRobert Sacre C  Canada[n 4] Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
(from Chicago via Milwaukee and Brooklyn)[v] Gonzaga (Sr.)

^ Nationality indicates the player's national team or representative nationality. If a player has not competed at the international level, then the nationality indicates the national team which the player is eligible to represent according to FIBA
FIBA
rules. ^ Maurice Harkless
Maurice Harkless
was born and raised in the United States, his maternal grandfather is Puerto Rican. He has committed to represent Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico
internationally since 2014.[6] ^ Ognjen Kuzmić
Ognjen Kuzmić
was born in SR Bosnia-Herzegovina, SFR Yugoslavia (now Bosnia and Herzegovina), but has represented Serbia internationally since 2014.[30] ^ Robert Sacre
Robert Sacre
was born in the United States to an American father and a Canadian mother. He has represented Canada internationally since 2010.[38]

Notable undrafted players[edit] Further information: List of National Basketball Association
National Basketball Association
undrafted players These players were not selected in the 2012 NBA Draft but have played at least one game in the NBA.

Player Position Nationality School/club team

Bazemore, KentKent Bazemore SG/SF  United States Old Dominion (Sr.)

Gordon, DrewDrew Gordon PF  United States New Mexico (Sr.)

Green, JaMychalJaMychal Green PF/C  United States Alabama (Sr.)

Gutiérrez, JorgeJorge Gutiérrez PG/SG  Mexico California (Sr.)

James, MikeMike James PG  United States Lamar (Sr.)

Johnson, ChrisChris Johnson SF/SG  United States Dayton (Sr.)

Jones, DeQuanDeQuan Jones SF/SG  United States Miami (FL) (Sr.)

Jones, KevinKevin Jones PF  United States West Virginia (Sr.)

Laprovíttola, NicolásNicolás Laprovíttola PG  Argentina Club Atlético Lanús
Club Atlético Lanús
(Argentina)

Machado, ScottScott Machado PG  United States  Brazil Iona (Sr.)

Magette, JoshJosh Magette PG  United States Alabama–Huntsville (Sr.)

Mitchell, TonyTony Mitchell SF  United States Alabama (Jr.)

Murry, Toure'Toure' Murry SG/PG  United States Wichita State (Sr.)

Nunnally, JamesJames Nunnally SF/SG  United States UC Santa Barbara (Sr.)

Simmons, JonathonJonathon Simmons SG/SF  United States Houston (Jr.)

Sims, HenryHenry Sims PF/C  United States Georgetown (Sr.)

Smith, ChrisChris Smith PG  United States Louisville (Sr.)

Thompson, HollisHollis Thompson SF/SG  United States Georgetown (Jr.)

Ware, CasperCasper Ware PG  United States Long Beach State (Sr.)

Wayns, MaalikMaalik Wayns PG  United States Villanova (Jr.)

Williams, C. J.C. J. Williams SG  United States NC State (Sr.)

Eligibility rules[edit] Main article: Eligibility for the NBA draft The draft was conducted under the eligibility rules established in the league's now-expired 2005 collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with its players union. The CBA that ended the 2011 lockout instituted no immediate changes to the draft, but called for a committee of owners and players to discuss future changes.[42] As of 2011, the basic eligibility rules for the draft are listed below.

All drafted players must be at least 19 years old during the calendar year of the draft. In terms of dates, players eligible for the 2012 draft must be born on or before December 31, 1993.[43] Any player who is not an "international player", as defined in the CBA, must be at least one year removed from the graduation of his high school class.[43] The CBA defines "international players" as players who permanently resided outside the U.S. for three years prior to the draft, did not complete high school in the U.S., and have never enrolled at a U.S. college or university.[44]

The basic requirement for automatic eligibility for a U.S. player is the completion of his college eligibility.[45] Players who meet the CBA definition of "international players" are automatically eligible if their 22nd birthday falls during or before the calendar year of the draft (i.e., born on or before December 31, 1990).[46] U.S. players who were at least one year removed from their high school graduation and have played minor-league basketball with a team outside the NBA are also automatically eligible. A player who is not automatically eligible must declare his eligibility for the draft by notifying the NBA offices in writing no later than 60 days before the draft.[47][48] For the 2012 draft, this date fell on April 29. Under NCAA rules, players will only have until April 10 to withdraw from the draft and maintain their college eligibility.[49] A player who has hired an agent will forfeit his remaining college eligibility, regardless of whether he is drafted. Also, while the CBA allows a player to withdraw from the draft twice, the NCAA mandates that a player who has declared twice loses his college eligibility. Entrants[edit] Early entrants[edit] On May 3, 2012, the league announced a list of 67 early entry candidates which consists of 50 collegiate players and 17 international players.[50] At the withdrawal deadline, 11 early entry candidates withdrew from the draft, leaving 49 collegiate players and 7 international players as the early entry candidates for the draft.[51] College underclassmen[edit] (All players are Americans except as indicated)

Erik Austin – F, Jackson College
Jackson College
(sophomore) Harrison Barnes
Harrison Barnes
– SF, North Carolina (sophomore) Will Barton – G, Memphis (sophomore) Bradley Beal
Bradley Beal
– G, Florida (freshman) J'Covan Brown
J'Covan Brown
– G, Texas (junior) Dominic Cheek – G, Villanova (junior) Jared Cunningham
Jared Cunningham
– G, Oregon State (junior) Anthony Davis – F/C, Kentucky (freshman) Andre Drummond
Andre Drummond
– C, Connecticut (freshman) Dominique Ferguson – F, Florida International (sophomore) Justin Hamilton – C, LSU (junior) Maurice Harkless
Maurice Harkless
– F, St. John's (freshman) John Henson – F, North Carolina (junior) John Jenkins – SG, Vanderbilt (junior) Perry Jones III
Perry Jones III
– F, Baylor (sophomore) Terrence Jones
Terrence Jones
– F, Kentucky (sophomore) Xavier Jones - G, Missouri State-West Plains (sophomore)[52] Michael Kidd-Gilchrist
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist
– G, Kentucky (freshman) Doron Lamb
Doron Lamb
– G, Kentucky (sophomore) Jeremy Lamb
Jeremy Lamb
– G/F, Connecticut (sophomore) Meyers Leonard
Meyers Leonard
– C, Illinois (sophomore) Damian Lillard
Damian Lillard
– G, Weber State (junior) Kendall Marshall
Kendall Marshall
– PG, North Carolina (sophomore) Fab Melo
Fab Melo
– C, Syracuse (sophomore) Khris Middleton
Khris Middleton
– F, Texas A&M (junior) Quincy Miller
Quincy Miller
– F, Baylor (freshman)

Tony Mitchell – SF, Alabama (junior) Arnett Moultrie
Arnett Moultrie
– F/C, Mississippi State (junior) Reeves Nelson
Reeves Nelson
– F, UCLA (junior)

Nelson left the Bruins in December 2011 and had been playing professionally for Žalgiris Kaunas (Lithuania) before declaring for the draft.

Austin Rivers
Austin Rivers
– G, Duke (freshman) Peter Roberson – C, Alabama (junior) Quincy Roberts – G, Grambling State (junior) Thomas Robinson – PF, Kansas (junior) Terrence Ross
Terrence Ross
– G, Washington (sophomore) Avery Scharer – G, Shoreline CC (WA) (sophomore) Renardo Sidney – F, Mississippi State (junior) Jonathan Simmons – G, Houston (junior) Terrell Stoglin
Terrell Stoglin
– G, Maryland (sophomore) Gerardo Suero – G, Albany (junior) Jared Sullinger
Jared Sullinger
– PF, Ohio State (sophomore) Marquis Teague
Marquis Teague
– G, Kentucky (freshman) Joston Thomas – F, Hawaiʻi (junior) Hollis Thompson
Hollis Thompson
– F, Georgetown (junior) Rich Townsend-Gant – F, Vancouver Island U (junior) Dion Waiters
Dion Waiters
– G, Syracuse (sophomore) Maalik Wayns
Maalik Wayns
– PG, Villanova (junior) Royce White
Royce White
– F, Iowa State (sophomore) D'Angelo Williams – G, Notre Dame (CA) (junior) Tony Wroten – G, Washington (freshman)

International players[edit]

Player Position Nationality Team

Moala Tautuaa F  Philippines TNT Katropa
TNT Katropa
(Philippines)

Furkan Aldemir F/C  Turkey Galatasaray (Turkey)

Evan Fournier G/F  France Poitiers Basket 86
Poitiers Basket 86
(France)

Josep Franch G  Spain Murcia (Spain)

Alen Omić C  Slovenia Zlatorog (Slovenia)

Tomáš Satoranský G  Czech Republic Banca Cívica (Spain)

Tornike Shengelia F  Georgia Spirou Charleroi
Spirou Charleroi
(Belgium)

Mathieu Wojciechowski F  France BCM Gravelines
BCM Gravelines
(France)

Automatically eligible entrants[edit] Players who do not meet the criteria for "international" players are automatically eligible if they meet any of the following criteria:[45]

They have completed 4 years of their college eligibility. If they graduated from high school in the U.S., but did not enroll in a U.S. college or university, four years have passed since their high school class graduated. They have signed a contract with a professional basketball team outside of the NBA, anywhere in the world, and have played under that contract.

Players who meet the criteria for "international" players are automatically eligible if they meet any of the following criteria:

They are least 22 years old during the calendar year of the draft. In terms of dates, players born on or before December 31, 1990, are automatically eligible for the 2012 draft.[46] They have signed a contract with a professional basketball team outside of the NBA within the United States, and have played under that contract.[53]

Draft lottery[edit] Further information: NBA draft
NBA draft
lottery The first 14 picks in the draft belong to teams that miss the playoffs; the order was determined through a lottery. The lottery determined the three teams that will obtain the first three picks on the draft. The remaining first-round picks and the second-round picks were assigned to teams in reverse order of their win-loss record in the previous season. The lottery was held on May 30, 2012, in the Disney/ABC Times Square Studio in New York City.[54] The New Orleans Hornets
New Orleans Hornets
won the rights to the first overall selection with a 13.7% chance to win. The Hornets were a league-owned team at the time, leading to continued conspiracy theories about the lottery process.[55][56][57][58] The Charlotte Bobcats, who had the worst record and the biggest chance to win the lottery, won the second overall pick. Below were the chances for each team to get specific picks in the 2012 draft lottery, rounded to three decimal places.

^ Denotes the actual lottery results

Team 2011–12 record Lottery chances Pick

1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th

Charlotte Bobcats 7–59 250 .250 .215^ .177 .358 — — — — — — — — — —

Washington Wizards 20–46 199 .199 .188 .171^ .319 .124 — — — — — — — — —

Cleveland Cavaliers 21–45 138 .138 .143 .145 .238^ .290 .046 — — — — — — — —

New Orleans Hornets 21–45 137 .137^ .141 .145 .085 .323 .156 .013 — — — — — — —

Sacramento Kings 22–44 76 .076 .084 .095 — .262^ .385 .094 .004 — — — — — —

Brooklyn Nets1[›] 22–44 75 .075 .083 .094 — — .414^ .294 .039 .001 — — — — —

Golden State Warriors 23–43 36 .036 .042 .049 — — — .600^ .253 .021 .000 — — — —

Toronto Raptors 23–43 35 .035 .040 .048 — — — — .704^ .165 .008 .000 — — —

Detroit Pistons 25–41 17 .017 .020 .024 — — — — — .813^ .122 .004 .000 — —

Minnesota Timberwolves2[›] 26–40 11 .011 .013 .016 — — — — — — .870^ .089 .002 .000 —

Portland Trail Blazers 28–38 8 .008 .009 .012 — — — — — — — .907^ .063 .001 .000

Milwaukee Bucks 31–35 7 .007 .008 .010 — — — — — — — — .935^ .039 .000

Phoenix Suns 33–33 6 .006 .007 .009 — — — — — — — — — .960^ .018

Houston Rockets 34–32 5 .005 .006 .007 — — — — — — — — — — .982^

^ 1: Brooklyn Nets' pick was conveyed to the Portland Trail Blazers.[a] ^ 2: Minnesota Timberwolves' pick was conveyed to the New Orleans Hornets via the Los Angeles Clippers.[b] Invited attendees[edit] The NBA annually invites 10-15 players to sit in the so-called "green room", a special room set aside at the draft site for the invited players plus their families and agents. This season, the following 14 players were invited (listed alphabetically).[59] All players represented the United States of America.

Harrison Barnes, North Carolina Bradley Beal, Florida Anthony Davis, Kentucky Andre Drummond, Connecticut John Henson, North Carolina Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Kentucky Jeremy Lamb, Connecticut

Meyers Leonard, Illinois Damian Lillard, Weber State Austin Rivers, Duke Thomas Robinson, Kansas Terrence Ross, Washington Dion Waiters, Syracuse Tyler Zeller, North Carolina

Trades involving draft picks[edit] Pre-draft trades[edit] Prior to the day of the draft, the following trades were made and resulted in exchanges of draft picks between the teams.

^ a b On March 15, 2012, the Portland Trail Blazers
Portland Trail Blazers
acquired Mehmet Okur, Shawne Williams
Shawne Williams
and a future conditional first-round draft pick (the 6th pick) from the New Jersey Nets
New Jersey Nets
(now Brooklyn Nets) in exchange for Gerald Wallace.[2] ^ a b On December 14, 2011, the New Orleans Hornets
New Orleans Hornets
acquired Eric Gordon, Al-Farouq Aminu, Chris Kaman
Chris Kaman
and Minnesota Timberwolves' 2012 first-round draft pick (the 10th pick) from the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for Chris Paul
Chris Paul
and two 2015 second-round draft picks.[3] Previously, on August 12, 2005, the Clippers acquired Sam Cassell
Sam Cassell
and a future conditional first-round draft pick from the Timberwolves in exchange for Marko Jarić
Marko Jarić
and Lionel Chalmers.[4] ^ a b On June 27, 2012, the Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets
acquired Jon Brockman, Jon Leuer, Shaun Livingston
Shaun Livingston
and the 12th pick from the Milwaukee Bucks
Milwaukee Bucks
in exchange for Samuel Dalembert
Samuel Dalembert
and the 14th pick.[5] ^ On February 18, 2010, the Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets
acquired Jordan Hill, Jared Jeffries, a future conditional first-round draft pick (the 16th pick) and the option to swap 2011 first-round draft picks from the New York Knicks in a three-team trade with the Knicks and the Sacramento Kings.[7] ^ On June 26, 2012, the Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets
acquired the 18th pick from the Minnesota Timberwolves
Minnesota Timberwolves
in exchange for Chase Budinger
Chase Budinger
and the draft rights to Lior Eliyahu.[9] Previously, on July 14, 2010, the Timberwolves acquired Kosta Koufos, 2011 and 2012 conditional first-round draft picks from the Utah Jazz
Utah Jazz
in exchange for Al Jefferson.[10] ^ On February 24, 2011, the Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics
acquired Jeff Green, Nenad Krstić and Los Angeles Clippers' first-round draft pick (the 22nd pick) from the Oklahoma City Thunder
Oklahoma City Thunder
in exchange for Kendrick Perkins and Nate Robinson.[11] Previously, on June 24, 2010, the Thunder acquired a future conditional first-round draft pick from the Clippers in exchange for the draft rights to Eric Bledsoe.[12] ^ On March 15, 2012, the Cleveland Cavaliers
Cleveland Cavaliers
acquired Jason Kapono, Luke Walton, a future conditional first-round draft pick (the 24th pick), the option to swap 2013 first-round draft picks and cash considerations from the Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
in exchange for Ramon Sessions and Christian Eyenga.[13] ^ On March 15, 2012, the Golden State Warriors
Golden State Warriors
acquired Richard Jefferson, T. J. Ford
T. J. Ford
and a future conditional first-round draft pick (the 30th pick) from the San Antonio Spurs
San Antonio Spurs
in exchange for Stephen Jackson.[15] ^ On July 9, 2010, the Cleveland Cavaliers
Cleveland Cavaliers
acquired two future conditional first-round draft picks, Oklahoma City Thunder's future conditional second-round draft pick, New Orleans Hornets' 2012 second-round draft pick (the 34th pick) and the option to swap 2012 first-round draft picks from the Miami Heat
Miami Heat
in exchange for LeBron James.[16] Previously, on June 25, 2009, the Heat acquired 2010 and 2012 second-round draft picks from the Hornets in exchange for the draft rights to Marcus Thornton.[17] ^ On February 23, 2011, the Golden State Warriors
Golden State Warriors
acquired Troy Murphy and a 2012 second-round draft pick (the 35th pick) from the New Jersey Nets (now Brooklyn Nets) in exchange for Brandan Wright
Brandan Wright
and Dan Gadzuric.[18] ^ On February 22, 2011, the Denver Nuggets
Denver Nuggets
acquired Wilson Chandler, Raymond Felton, Danilo Gallinari, Timofey Mozgov, a 2014 first-round draft pick, Golden State Warriors' 2012 (the 38th pick) and 2013 second-round draft picks, the option to swap 2016 first-round draft picks and cash considerations from the New York Knicks
New York Knicks
in a three-team trade with the Knicks and the Minnesota Timberwolves.[20] Previously, on July 9, 2010, the Knicks acquired Anthony Randolph, Kelenna Azubuike, Ronny Turiaf
Ronny Turiaf
and two second-round draft picks from the Warriors in exchange for David Lee.[21][22] ^ On March 15, 2012, the Portland Trail Blazers
Portland Trail Blazers
acquired Jonny Flynn, Hasheem Thabeet
Hasheem Thabeet
and Minnesota Timberwolves' second-round draft pick (the 40th pick) from the Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets
in exchange for Marcus Camby.[23] Previously, on June 24, 2011, the Rockets acquired Jonny Flynn, the draft rights to Donatas Motiejūnas
Donatas Motiejūnas
and a future conditional second-round draft pick from the Timberwolves in exchange for Brad Miller, the draft rights to Nikola Mirotić, the draft rights to Chandler Parsons
Chandler Parsons
and a future conditional first-round draft pick.[24] ^ On July 14, 2010, the Atlanta Hawks
Atlanta Hawks
acquired a 2012 second-round draft pick (the 43rd pick) from the Phoenix Suns
Phoenix Suns
in exchange for Josh Childress.[26] ^ On June 25, 2009, the Detroit Pistons
Detroit Pistons
acquired a future conditional second-round draft pick (the 44th pick) and cash considerations from the Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets
in exchange for the draft rights to Chase Budinger.[27] ^ On June 20, 2012, the New Orleans Hornets
New Orleans Hornets
acquired Rashard Lewis
Rashard Lewis
and the 46th pick from the Washington Wizards
Washington Wizards
in exchange for Trevor Ariza and Emeka Okafor.[28] Previously, on December 10, 2011, the Wizards acquired a 2012 second-round draft pick from the Dallas Mavericks
Dallas Mavericks
in a three-team trade with the Mavericks and the New York Knicks.[29] ^ On March 15, 2012, the Golden State Warriors
Golden State Warriors
acquired a 2012 second-round draft pick (the 52nd pick) from the Atlanta Hawks
Atlanta Hawks
in exchange for cash considerations.[31] ^ On January 4, 2012, the Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia 76ers
acquired a future conditional second-round draft pick (the 54th pick) from the Memphis Grizzlies in a three-team trade with the Grizzlies and the New Orleans Hornets.[32] ^ On December 11, 2011, the Dallas Mavericks
Dallas Mavericks
acquired Lamar Odom
Lamar Odom
and a 2012 second-round draft pick (the 55th pick) from the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for a future first-round draft pick.[33] ^ On March 15, 2012, the Toronto Raptors
Toronto Raptors
acquired a 2012 second-round draft pick (the 56th pick) and cash considerations from the Indiana Pacers in exchange for Leandro Barbosa.[35] ^ On January 5, 2009, the New Jersey Nets
New Jersey Nets
(now Brooklyn Nets) acquired Chris Quinn
Chris Quinn
and a 2012 second-round draft pick (the 57th pick) from the Miami Heat
Miami Heat
in exchange for a future conditional second-round draft pick.[36] ^ On December 13, 2011, the Minnesota Timberwolves
Minnesota Timberwolves
acquired Robert Vaden, a 2012 second-round draft pick (the 58th pick) and a future conditional second-round draft pick from the Oklahoma City Thunder
Oklahoma City Thunder
in exchange for Lazar Hayward.[37] ^ On December 15, 2010, the Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
acquired Joe Smith, Golden State Warriors' 2011 second-round draft pick and Chicago Bulls' 2012 second-round draft pick (the 60th pick) from the New Jersey Nets (now Brooklyn Nets) in a three-team trade with the Nets and the Houston Rockets.[39] Previously, on June 25, 2010, the Nets acquired the second-round draft pick from the Milwaukee Bucks
Milwaukee Bucks
in exchange for Chris Douglas-Roberts.[40] Previously, on February 18, 2010, the Bucks acquired John Salmons, 2011 and 2012 second-round draft picks and the option to swap 2010 first-round draft picks from the Bulls in exchange for Hakim Warrick
Hakim Warrick
and Joe Alexander.[41]

Draft-day trades[edit] The following trades involving drafted players were made on the day of the draft

^ a b c d The Cleveland Cavaliers
Cleveland Cavaliers
acquired Kelenna Azubuike
Kelenna Azubuike
and the draft rights to 17th pick Tyler Zeller
Tyler Zeller
from the Dallas Mavericks
Dallas Mavericks
in exchange for the draft rights to 24th pick Jared Cunningham, 33rd pick Bernard James
Bernard James
and 34th pick Jae Crowder.[8] ^ a b The Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia 76ers
acquired the draft rights to 27th pick Arnett Moultrie
Arnett Moultrie
from the Miami Heat
Miami Heat
in exchange for the draft rights to 45th pick Justin Hamilton and a future first-round draft pick.[14] ^ The Indiana Pacers
Indiana Pacers
acquired the draft rights to 36th pick Orlando Johnson from the Sacramento Kings
Sacramento Kings
in exchange for cash considerations.[19] ^ The Brooklyn Nets
Brooklyn Nets
acquired the draft rights to 41st pick Tyshawn Taylor from the Portland Trail Blazers
Portland Trail Blazers
in exchange for cash considerations.[25] ^ The Brooklyn Nets
Brooklyn Nets
acquired the draft rights to 54th pick Tornike Shengelia from the Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia 76ers
in exchange for cash considerations.[25] ^ The Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
acquired the draft rights to 55th pick Darius Johnson-Odom from the Dallas Mavericks
Dallas Mavericks
in exchange for cash considerations.[34]

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