New GMs don't have it as easy as they may think
This column appears in the current issue of ESPN The Magazine.
Congratulations, Kevin Pritchard and Sam Presti. As newly anointed GMs of the Portland Trail Blazers and the Seattle SuperSonics, respectively, you've both just landed a surefire future Hall of Famer merely by standing by as Lady Luck smiled upon you in the lottery. And now, while the rest of the league tries to sort the next Tony Parkers from the next Joseph Fortes, you can just wait until June 28 to haul your franchise cornerstones ...
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