In the latest 2011 NBA Mock Draft (with a twist) from SB Nation, the Boston Celtics are projected to draft Providence guard Marshon Brooks with the No. 25 overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft.
Brooks, a 6'5" guard-forward from Stone Mountain, Georgia, was the nation's second-leading scorer, averaging 24.6 points and seven rebounds for the Friars last season. In this mock from SB Nation, Tom Ziller compared each prospect to a current NBA player.
Let's be sunny for a change: Ben Gordon.
Reggie Jackson, a junior guard from Boston College, was projected to the San Antonio Spurs at No. 29 overall.
29. San Antonio Spurs: Reggie Jackson, PG, Boston College
A bigger Aaron Brooks.
Ziller has the Cleveland Cavaliers selecting Duke point guard Kyrie Irving will the No. 1 overall pick, comparing him to Denver Nuggets guard Raymond Felton. At No. 2, Ziller has the Minnesota Timberwolves selecting Arizona's Derrick Williams, comparing him to Indiana Pacers' forward Danny Granger.