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2014 NBA First Round Draft Picks, Results, Live Blog

Finally, the 2014 NBA Draft is upon us. Thursday night, 60 amateur basketball players, most of whom played college ball in the United States, will take the first steps of their professional careers. The event is set to begin at 7:30 PM EST and be broadcast by ESPN from the Barclay's Center in Brooklyn, New York.

College Spun will be updating this live blog with all of the action, including first round picks, trades, apparel choices by players and anything else that might be of note. Will it be Andrew Wiggins or Jabari Parker at No. 1 overall? We're about to find out:

7:15 PM EST - ESPN's Andy Katz is reporting that while the Cleveland Cavaliers already know who they're going to take if they use the pick, they still haven't decided if they'll trade it. Here we go...

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7:20 PM EST - Wiggins' suit has made its debut on ESPN, and man is it crazy. A bow tie and a floral blazer? Look out Dwyane Wade.

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7:25 PM EST - Bill Simmons compares Joel Embiid's body to Serge Ibaka's, upsetting many in the industry.

">@BillSimmons — but he has been on this Ibaka kick for too long, not same body or game IMHO

— Doug Gottlieb (@GottliebShow)

Love @BillSimmons — but he has been on this Ibaka kick for too long, not same body or game IMHO

— Doug Gottlieb (@GottliebShow) June 26, 2014

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7:30 PM EST - The Cavs are officially on the clock. What's going to happen here?

7:40 PM EST - Cleveland has taken Wiggins with the No. 1 pick. This doesn't come as a surprise, but it'll be interesting to see him team up with both Kyrie Irving and Dion Waiters. Could Waiters be traded?

7:45 PM EST - It looks like Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski is going to have the inside scoop all night on who teams will be picking. He's already got the Bucks taking Jabari Parker, even though ESPN is still running its highlight on Wiggins.

7:55 PM EST - We're somehow only on the third pick here. It's been rumored that Philadelphia was interested in trading the pick, but ultimately decided against it. In the end, the 76ers took former Kansas center Joel Embiid, who recently had foot surgery and won't be available for four-to-six months from now.

7:57 PM EST - In one of the more amusing moments of the draft thus far, ESPN cut to Embiid after announcing the pick, but he had absolutely no expression on his face. We later learned it was due to a tape delay.

8:00 PM EST - The Orlando Magic have the fourth overall pick and have taken Aaron Gordon out of Arizona. Many believed it would either be him or Dante Exum out of Australia.

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8:02 PM EST - Wojnarowski has struck again - this time unveiling the fifth pick before ESPN. He reports that the Jazz will take Dante Exum out of Australia. Last week, Exum revealed that if he'd played college basketball, he'd have gone to Indiana.

8:10 PM EST - Well, it looks like Marcus Smart's decision to come back to Oklahoma State for a sophomore season didn't hurt him too much. Smart was taken No. 6 overall by the Boston Celtics. What does this mean for Rajon Rondo?

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8:17 PM EST - Julius Randle played for arguably the most Hollywood-like college basketball program - Kentucky. Now he's headed to the real deal. The Los Angeles Lakers have taken Randle, who led his team to the NCAA Tournament title game this year.

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8:20 PM EST - This.

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8:23 PM EST - The first big surprise of the draft? Michigan sharp shooter Nik Stauskas was just taken eight overall by the Sacramento Kings. Many believed he would be taken closer to 15th overall.

">@NStauskas11 #ElLotto

— Jordan Morgan (@JustJMo)

Congrats to my brother @NStauskas11#ElLotto

— Jordan Morgan (@JustJMo) June 27, 2014

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8:28 PM EST - The Charlotte Hornets - formerly the Bobcats - have taken Noah Vonleh out of Indiana. Scouts thought he might fall further down the draft, but it looks like it didn't happen. Not everyone likes the pick.

8:35 PM EST - The picks are starting to come a little faster now. Philadelphia took Elfrid Payton, who many fans have never heard of. The product of Louisiana-Lafayette is a point guard - the same position that 76ers Rookie of the Year Michael Carter-Williams plays. We're not sure if that means one will be traded soon.

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8:42 PM EST - The Nuggets have gone with Creighton scoring machine Doug McDermott, who many believe can make an immediate impact in the league. "Dougie McBuckets" also has one of the best nicknames in basketball.

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8:45 PM EST - Meanwhile, this.

8:50 PM EST - McDermott has already been traded. He was sent to Chicago for the 16th pick and the 19th pick. As Bill Simmons noted, the trade actually saves the Bulls cap space if they want to pursue Carmelo Anthony.

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8:51 PM EST - Dario Saric, a product of Croatia, has gone 12th to the Magic. But it doesn't look like he'll be heading to Orlando...

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8:52 PM EST - The 76ers have reported traded Payton to the Magic for Saric. Strange, for sure.

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8:55 PM EST - Score another win for the Pac-12. UCLA's Zach LaVine has been taken No. 13 overall by the Minnesota Timberwolves. Will he play with Kevin Love? Who knows.

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9:01 PM EST - The Suns, who reportedly made a promise to former NC State forward T.J. Warren that they'd draft him if he were still around at 14, have made good on it. Warren is the second ACC player taken this year.

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9:10 PM EST - The first Michigan State player - Adreian Payne - has gone. Payne, who many got to see the softer side of because of the heartbreaking Lacey Holsworth story, is expected to be an instant impact kind of guy. He'll be an Atlanta Hawk.

9:17 PM EST - Bravo, Adam Silver. Bravo, NBA. Silver, in what can only be described as a classy move, called up former Baylor star Isaiah Austin as an honorary draftee for the league. Austin was recently diagnosed with Marfan Syndrome and will no longer be able to play basketball.