2012 NBA Draft 1st Round Recap: Picks 1-30 From Thursday's Draft

The first round of the 2012 NBA Draft is in the books Thursday night at the Prudential Center in Newark. Unsurprisingly, Kentucky's Anthony Davis was selected with the New Orleans Hornets' first overall pick. Plenty of solid talent was there for the taking late in the draft, however. You can check out all of the players taken so far below.

Picks 1-30, Round 1 of the 2012 NBA Draft

1. New Orleans Hornets - Anthony Davis (Center - Kentucky Wildcats)
2. Charlotte Bobcats - Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (Forward - Kentucky Wildcats)
3. Washington Wizards - Bradley Beal (Guard - Florida Gators)
4. Cleveland Cavaliers - Dion Waiters (Guard - Syracuse Orange)
5. Sacramento Kings - Thomas Robinson (Forward - Kansas Jayhawks)
6. Portland Trail Blazers - Damian Lillard (Guard - Weber State Wildcats)
7. Golden State Warriors - Harrison Barnes (Forward - North Carolina Tar Heels)
8. Toronto Raptors - Terrence Ross (Guard - Washington Huskies)
9. Detroit Pistons - Andre Drummond (Center - Connecticut Huskies)
10. New Orleans Hornets - Austin Rivers (Guard - Duke Blue Devils)
11. Portland Trail Blazers - Meyers Leonard (Center - Illinois Fighting Illini)
12. Houston Rockets - Jeremy Lamb (Guard - Connecticut Huskies)
13. Phoenix Suns - Kendall Marshall (Guard - North Carolina Tar Heels)
14. Milwaukee Bucks - John Henson (Forward - North Carolina Tar Heels)
15. Philadelphia 76ers - Maurice Harkless (Forward - St. John's Red Storm)
16. Houston Rockets - Royce White (Forward - Iowa State Cyclones)
17. Dallas Mavericks - Tyler Zeller (Center - North Carolina Tar Heels)
18. Houston Rockets - Terrence Jones (Forward - Kentucky Wildcats)
19. Orlando Magic - Andrew Nicholson (Forward - St. Bonaventure Bonnies)
20. Denver Nuggets - Evan Fournier (Guard - France)
21. Boston Celtics - Jared Sullinger (Forward - Ohio State Buckeyes)
22. Boston Celtics - Fab Melo (Center - Syracuse Orange)
23. Atlanta Hawks - John Jenkins (Guard - Vanderbilt Commodores)
24. Cleveland Cavaliers - Jared Cunningham (Guard - Oregon St. Beavers)
25. Memphis Grizzlies - Tony Wroten Jr. (Guard - Washington Huskies)
26. Indiana Pacers - Miles Plumlee (Forward - Duke Blue Devils)
27. Miami Heat - Arnett Moultrie (Forward - Mississippi St. Bulldogs)
28. Oklahoma City Thunder - Perry Jones III (Forward - Baylor Bears)
29. Chicago Bulls - Marquis Teague (Guard - Kentucky Wildcats)
30. Golden State Warriors - Festus Ezeli (Center - Vanderbilt Commodores)

For more 2012 NBA Draft coverage check out SB Nation's live pick-by-pick analysis, as well as SBN New York's StoryStream for a larger focus on the region.

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