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2011 NBA Draft Order: Cleveland Cavaliers Receive No. 1 Overall Pick

For the fourth time in franchise history, the Cleveland Cavaliers will be drafting No. 1 overall in the NBA Draft.

Cleveland, which was represented at the draft by owner Dan Gilbert and his son, Nick Gilbert, received the top pick in the 2011 NBA Draft, marking the first time the Cavaliers have the No. 1 overall pick since they drafted LeBron James with the selection in the highly-regarded 2003 NBA Draft.

The Minnesota Timberwolves, who entered the lottery with a 25% chance of receiving the No. 1 pick in this year's draft, received the No. 2 overall pick while the Utah Jazz earned the No. 3 overall selection.

Cleveland also received the No. 4 overall pick in the draft, while the Toronto Raptors received the No. 5 overall pick. Washington, Sacramento, Detroit, Charlotte and Milwaukee round out the top ten picks.

Here's a look at the complete results of the 2011 NBA Draft Lottery.

  1. Cleveland Cavaliers.
  2. Minnesota Timberwolves
  3. Utah Jazz
  4. Cleveland Cavaliers
  5. Toronto Raptors
  6. Washington Wizards
  7. Sacramento Kings
  8. Detroit Pistons
  9. Charlotte Bobcats
  10. Milwaukee Bucks
  11. Golden State Warriors
  12. Utah Jazz
  13. Phoenix Suns
  14. Houston Rockets