By: Mike Vukovcan

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Did you ever think that Pitt’s Gilbert Brown could be a 1st round pick? Me either, but, a recently published NBA Mock Draft has him as one.

Brown has impressed plenty of NBA executives at workouts over the past month.

Believe it or not, Brown is now being viewed as a possible 1st round pick.

Here’s a mock draft just released by USA TODAY:
1) Cleveland (from LA Clippers): Kyrie Irving, G, Duke
2) Minnesota: Enes Kanter, C, Turkey
3) Utah (from New Jersey): Kemba Walker, G, UConn
4) Cleveland: Derrick Williams, F, Arizona
5) Toronto: Kawhi Leonard, F, San Diego St.
6) Washington: Alec Burks, G, Colorado
7) Sacramento: Marcus Morris, F, Kansas
8 ) Detroit: Bismack Biyombo, F, Congo
9) Charlotte: Brandon Knight, G, Kentucky
10) Milwaukee: Klay Thompson, G, Washington St.
11) Golden State: Tristan Thompson, F, Texas
12) Utah: Donatas Motiejunas, C, Lithuania
13) Phoenix: Chris Singelton, F, Florida State
14) Houston: Kenneth Faried, F, Morehead State
15) Indiana: Jimmer Fredette, G, BYU
16) Philadelphia: Markieff Morris, F, Kansas
17) New York: Malcom Lee, G, UCLA
18) Washington (from Atlanta): Jonas Valanciunas, C, Lithuania
19) Charlotte (from New Orleans via Portland): Josh Selby, G, Kansas
20) Minnesota (from Memphis via Utah): Marshon Brooks, G, Providence
21) Portland: Jan Vesley, F, Czech Republic
22) Denver: Tobias Harris, F, Tennessee
23) Houston (From Orlando via Phoenix): Jordan Hamilton, F, Texas
24) Oklahoma State: Iman Shumpert, G, Georgia Tech
25) Boston: Reggie Jackson, G, Boston College
26) Dallas: Darius Morris, G, Michigan
27) New Jersey (via LA Lakers): Gilbert Brown, F, Pitt
28) Chicago (via From Miami via Toronto): JaJuan Johnson, F, Purdue
29) San Antonio: Lucas Nogueria, C, Brazil
30) Chicago: Jimmy Butler, F, Marquette

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