With the No. 21 pick in the 2011 NBA Draft, the Portland Trail Blazers selected Duke point guard Nolan Smith.
Smith played four years as a scoring guard at Duke, helping the Blue Devils win the 2010 NCAA Championship. His teammate Kyrie Irving -- a player who took over point guard duties as a freshman until a toe injury put Irving on the shelf for much of the season -- went No. 1 to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Smith could be headed to the Denver Nuggets, as a rumor has suggested the Blazers and Nuggets will swap Raymond Felton, Andre Miller and the first-round draft picks.
For more on the Blazers, visit SB Nation's Portland blog, Blazer's Edge.
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