Cleveland Cavaliers select Sir’Dominic Pointer with 53rd pick in 2015 NBA Draft

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BROOKLYN – The Cleveland Cavaliers chose Sir’Dominic Pointer with the 53rd pick in the 2015 NBA Draft.  The Cavs also selected Tyus Jones with the 24th pick in the first round.

Jones played at Duke University.  Pointer played at St. John’s.

ESPN is reporting that the Cavaliers will trade Jones to the Minnesota Timberwolves for picks 31 and 36 in the second round and a second round pick in 2019. No trades are official yet.

The Timberwolves chose Cedi Osman with pick 31 and Rakeem Christmas with pick 36.

The Cavaliers had the 1st pick of the draft in both 2013 and 2014. Andrew Wiggins was chosen in 2014, while Anthony Bennett was chosen first in 2013. Neither Wiggins or Bennett are still with the Cavaliers.

Before that, Kyrie Irving was selected first by the Cavaliers in the 2011 NBA Draft and Tristan Thompson was selected fourth.

Friday, June 26, will also mark 12 years since the Cavaliers selected LeBron James with the first pick of the 2003 NBA Draft.