2012 NBA Draft Results: Meyers Leonard Selected By Blazers With No. 11 Pick

With the No. 11 pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, the Portland Trail Blazers selected Meyers Leonard from Illinois.

Leonard is one of the top-rated centers and one of the few 7-footers in the 2012 class. Despite Leonard's size, rebounding is a concern: He averaged 8 per game in about 31 minutes. He doesn't have near the skill level of a Chris Kaman, but he's still young (20, having spent just two years at Illinois), so that could develop. Depending on how his body develops -- he appears to have the frame to take on more weight -- he could end up as a bigger Jason Thompson, which wouldn't be bad at all.

The Blazers took point guard Damian Lillard with the No. 6 pick.

Follow our 2012 NBA Draft results StoryStream for live pick-by-pick coverage. Check out our NBA Draft hub for analysis, draft grades, videos and more.

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