For so many reasons, this year’s NBA draft is the most anticipated since 2003, when LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh and Dwayne Wade all got taken in the top 5.
For starters, the Cleveland Cavaliers unexpectedly wound up with the #1 pick. In addition, Minnesota is looking to trade Kevin Love, so the Timberwolves could well wind up with two picks in the top 15.
But the biggest shake up has been the injury and surgery of Kansas C Joel Embiid, who was rumored to be a lock to go #1 to Cleveland but is now a big question mark.
The thing is, the Cavs still like him, and might trade down and get him anyway.Read More