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.
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.
There will be plenty of time to project picks as the draft nears, but here is a quick capsule on each lottery team’s biggest needs from an advanced stat perspective. Charlotte Bobcats Need: Defensive presence The Bobcats were the worst defensive team in the league during the regular season, allowing the most points per play.
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