2011 NBA Draft Results: Tristan Thompson Drafted By Cavaliers With No. 4 Pick

With the No. 4 pick in the 2011 NBA Draft, the Cleveland Cavaliers selected Texas big man Tristan Thompson.

Thompson played one season at Texas under Rick Barnes, excelling on the defense end and becoming one of the best big men in the nation in drawing fouls. He blocked 2.4 shots a game in about 30 minutes. He wowed Cleveland in a workout earlier this week, and became the Cavs' pick over Lithuanian center Jonas Valanciunas. Sam Amick of SI.com was the first reporter to put Thompson at No. 4 in a major mock draft this week.

For more on the Cavs, visit SB Nation's Cleveland blog, Fear The Sword.

The 2011 NBA Draft rolls on through Thursday night. Stay with this StoryStream for all of the 2011 NBA Draft results, check out our 2011 NBA Draft rumors and trades StoryStream for all the latest news from the NBA's craziest day, and hit our 2011 NBA Draft hub for full coverage of the draft, trades and the aftermath on Friday.

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