We could see a plethora of trades in the first 14 selections of the 2013 NBA draft due to a lack of top talent in the lottery. With that said, half the teams can't do anything until after they officially make the picks.
The Charlotte Bobcats own the No. 4 selection in the 2013 NBA draft and general manager Rich Cho know what he wants out of that pick. “Ideally you take the best player available – my philosophy has always been you draft for talent, trade for need,” Cho told The Charlotte Observer.
Dan McCarney of the San Antonio Express-News: As well as the Spurs played in Game 1, a letdown was almost inevitable. It didn’t happen until the fourth quarter, but happen it did with a 15-2 Memphis run - fueled by Manu Ginobili’s flagrant foul on Tony Allen (see below) - that forced overtime.
He's 6-5. He shoots like Ray Allen. He dunks on people. He's a candidate to be the top overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft. And yet, he still gets confused, now and again, with that guy who raps about thrift stores.