June 24, 2010

2010 NBA Draft

Clippers acquire No. 18 pick Bledsoe from Thunder

Posted Jun 25 2010 12:40AM

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Clippers have acquired the draft rights to guard Eric Bledsoe of Kentucky from Oklahoma City in exchange for a future protected first-round pick.

Bledsoe was originally selected by the Thunder with the 18th pick in Thursday night's draft.

He averaged 11.3 points, 2.9 assists and 3.1 rebounds as a freshman last season. The 6-foot-1, 190-pounder from Birmingham, Ala., gave the Clippers a second player chosen in the first round. They took Al-Farouq Aminu of Wake Forest as the eighth overall pick.

They took guard Willie Warren of Oklahoma with the 54th overall pick in the second round.


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