NEWARK, NJ - JUNE 28: Andre Drummond (R) of the Connecticut Huskies walks off stage after he was selected number nine overall by the Detroit Pistons during the first round of the 2012 NBA Draft at Prudential Center on June 28, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey.
The gang's all here
While the first pick was predetermined, the rest of the 2012 draft class was waiting to see how things would play out. Who would go where?
Lights, camera, action!
The draft began just as expected, with Kentucky's Anthony Davis going No. 1 overall by the New Orleans Hornets.
Surprised to see you!
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (Kentucky) is introduced as the No. 2 pick, selected by the Charlotte Bobcats, by NBA commissioner David Stern.
Bradley Beal (Florida) is introduced as the No. 3 overall pick, by the Washington Wizards, by NBA commissioner David Stern.
Dion Waiters (Syracuse) is introduced as the surprise No. 4 overall pick, taken by the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Happy to be a King?
Thomas Robinson of Kansas is being interviewed after being selected No. 5 overall by the Sacramento Kings.
Heels in the house
UNC's Harrison Barnes greets teammate John Henson. Barnes went No. 7 to the Warriors while Henson went No. 14 to the Bucks. UNC's Kendall Marshall (No. 13) and Tyler Zeller (17) also went in the first round.
Strong men also cry
Andre Drummond of the Connecticut Huskies gets emotional after he was selected No. 9 overall by the Detroit Pistons.
Austin Rivers (Duke) gets a pat on the back from his father, Boston Celtics head coach Doc Rivers, after being introduced as the No. 10 overall pick by the New Orleans Hornets, where he'll team with top pick Anthony Davis.
John Henson (North Carolina) puts on a cap after being introduced as the No. 14 overall pick, going to the Milwaukee Bucks.
Don't bother putting it on
Tyler Zeller (North Carolina) is taken as the No. 17 overall pick by the Dallas Mavericks, but later gets traded to the Cavs.
French player Evan Fournier is introduced as the No. 20 overall pick, taken by the Denver Nuggets, by NBA commissioner David Stern.
Capping Round 1
Baylor's Perry Jones III almost fell out of the first round before he was taken as the No. 28 overall pick by the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Florida State center Bernard James, a former military man, shakes spectators' hands amid chants of "U-S-A" moments after being taken by the Cavs with the third pick in the second round.
Mike Chiocchio must be a huge Timberwolves fan to come out for this draft; Minnesota didn't make a pick until No. 58, when the Wolves took Purdue's Robbie Hummel.