Siva taken by Pistons with 56th overall pick

Peyton Siva / AP
Peyton Siva / AP

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Former Louisville Cardinals point guard Peyton Siva was taken in the second round by the Detroit Pistons this evening.

With the 56th overall pick, Detroit made the 2013 NCAA champion Siva, son of Hawai’i born Peyton Sr., just the third player of Samoan decent to ever be drafted.

Polynesia was also represented in the first round, as center Steven Adams of Pitt became the 2nd New Zealand born player to ever be selected. He was take 12th overall by the Thunder.

UNLV’s Anthony Bennett went number one overall to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Round 1 Draft Picks
1 Cleveland Anthony Bennett (PF) UNLV
2 Orlando Victor Oladipo (SG) Indiana
3 Washington Otto Porter (SF) Georgetown
4 Charlotte Cody Zeller (PF) Indiana
5 Phoenix Alex Len (C) Maryland
6 New Orleans Nerlens Noel (C) Kentucky
7 Sacramento Ben McLemore (SG) Kansas
8 Detroit Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (SG) Georgia
9 Minnesota Trey Burke (PG) Michigan
10 Portland C.J. McCollum (PG) Lehigh
11 Philadelphia Michael Carter-Williams (PG) Syracuse
12 Oklahoma City Steven Adams (C) Pittsburgh
13 Dallas Kelly Olynyk (PF) Gonzaga
14 Utah Shabazz Muhammad (SF) UCLA
15 Milwaukee Giannis Antetokounmpo (SF) Greece
16 Boston Lucas Nogueira (C) Brazil
17 Atlanta Dennis Schroeder (PG) Germany
18 Atlanta Shane Larkin (PG) Miami
19 Cleveland Sergey Karasev (SG) Russia
20 Chicago Tony Snell (SF) New Mexico
21 Utah Gorgui Dieng (C) Louisville
22 Brooklyn Mason Plumlee (C) Duke
23 Indiana Solomon Hill (SF) Arizona
24 New York Tim Hardaway Jr. (SG) Michigan
25 LA Clippers Reggie Bullock (SG) UNC
26 Minnesota Andre Roberson (SF) Colorado
27 Denver Rudy Gobert (C) France
28 San Antonio Livio Jean-Charles (PF) France
29 Oklahoma City Archie Goodwin (SG) Kentucky
30 Phoenix Nemanja Nedovic (SG) Serbia

 

Round 2 Draft Picks
1 Cleveland Allen Crabbe (SG) California
2 Oklahoma City Alex Abrines (SG) Spain
3 Cleveland Carrick Felix (SG) Arizona St
4 Houston Isaiah Canaan (PG) Murray St
5 Philadelphia Glen Rice Jr. (SF) NBA D-League
6 Sacramento Ray McCallum (PG) Detroit
7 Detroit Tony Mitchell (PF) N Texas
8 Washington Nate Wolters (PG) S Dakota St
9 Portland Jeff Withey (C) Kansas
10 Portland Grant Jerrett (PF) Arizona
11 Memphis Jamaal Franklin (SG) SDSU
12 Philadelphia Pierre Jackson (PG) Baylor
13 Milwaukee Ricky Ledo (SG) Providence
14 Dallas Mike Muscala (PF) Bucknell
15 Portland Marko Todorovic (SF) Serbia
16 Utah Erick Green (PG) Virginia Tech
17 Atlanta Raul Neto (PG) Brazil
18 LA Lakers Ryan Kelly (PF) Duke
19 Chicago Erik Murphy (PF) Florida
20 Atlanta James Ennis (SF) Long Beach State
21 Orlando Romero Osby (PF) Oklahoma
22 Minnesota Lorenzo Brown (PG) NC State
23 Indiana Colton Iverson (C) Colorado State
24 Washington Arsalan Kazemi (PF) Oregon
25 Memphis Joffrey Lauvergne (PF) France
26 Detroit Peyton Siva (PG) Louisville
27 Phoenix Alex Oriakhi (C) Missouri
28 San Antonio Deshaun Thomas (SF) Ohio State
29 Minnesota Bojan Dubljevic (PF) Serbia
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