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Meyers Leonard's strong sophomore season at Illinois was enough to make him the 11th-overall pick of the 2012 NBA draft as the Portland Trail Blazers used their second first-round pick on the
Illinois' annualhotbed of basketball talent is no exception this year, as at least threeplayers from the the state are expected to be drafted in the first round ofThursday's NBA Draft.
With just three days until the NBA Draft, former Illinois center Meyers Leonard is still among one of the fastest risers among team's big boards.
Van Coleman of Hot100Hoops.com, a respected and trusted recruiting analyst who has been evaluating high school basketball players for more than 30 years, is looking ahead to another July evaluation