The 2012 NBA Draft saw its first trade of the night, when the Dallas Mavericks traded their No. 17 overall selection, Tyler Zeller, to the Cleveland Cavaliers for the Nos. 24, 33 and 34 picks in the draft.
Mavs get the 24th, 33rd, and 34th pick from Cavs according to sources— Chad Ford (@chadfordinsider) June 29, 2012
Several talented big men flew off the board in picks 11-20, starting will Illinois center Meyers Leonard at No. 11 to the Portland Trail Blazers. Picks 14-19 were all occupied by frontcourt players. The draft also saw its first international player selected in guard Evan Fournier from France.
You can check out the full list of players selected 11-20 below.
NBA Draft 2012 - Picks 11-20
11. Portland Trail Blazers - Meyers Leonard (Center - Illinois Fighting Illini)
12. Houston Rockets - Jeremy Lamb (Guard - Connecticut Huskies)
13. Phoenix Suns - Kendall Marshall (Guard - North Carolina Tar Heels)
14. Milwaukee Bucks - John Henson (Forward - North Carolina Tar Heels)
15. Philadelphia 76ers - Maurice Harkless (Forward - St. John's Red Storm)
16. Houston Rockets - Royce White (Forward - Iowa State Cyclones)
17. Dallas Mavericks - Tyler Zeller (Center - North Carolina Tar Heels)
18. Houston Rockets - Terrence Jones (Forward - Kentucky Wildcats)
19. Orlando Magic - Andrew Nicholson (Forward - St. Bonaventure Bonnies)
20. Denver Nuggets - Evan Fournier (Guard - France)