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Just looking at the teams who might draft before us.

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How many of them have the same need at the 4 and 5 position?

1. Wizards - have Nene, Oak, and Seriphan who they like.

2. Raptors - Barngiee Valancuines EDavis

3. Pistons - Monroe Durmmond

4. New Orleans - Davis Lopez

5. Cleveland - Zellers Varaigo and Tristan Thompson

6. Kings - Cousins , Trob,

Point is a big man might fall to us because a lot of these teams might not need one.

PS: I know some of their names are spelled so wrong. But in my defense this topic came from the top of my head and I didn't want to look that many names up.

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I could see Washington, New Orleans, an Cleveland going big for sure.

Washington needs a wing player and a big. Nene can play either PF or C so I doubt he goes anywhere. Oak will be gone soon.

New Orleans needs a guard and could use another big, as AD isn't a C right now, and Lopez is average.

Cleveland needs a big and a wing player. Zeller is a good role player, and Andy is very injury prone. They do like Thompson at PF.

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I could see Washington, New Orleans, an Cleveland going big for sure.

Washington needs a wing player and a big. Nene can play either PF or C so I doubt he goes anywhere. Oak will be gone soon.

New Orleans needs a guard and could use another big, as AD isn't a C right now, and Lopez is average.

Cleveland needs a big and a wing player. Zeller is a good role player, and Andy is very injury prone. They do like Thompson at PF.

I agree but a lot of those teams either have paid a lot for a big man or drafted one highly in recent years.

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I agree but a lot of those teams either have paid a lot for a big man or drafted one highly in recent years.

Yeah, I mean a lot of it just depends on who emerges as the best of the best this year.

For example, if Poythress ends up having an amazing season and is projected to go into the top 3, or Shabazz lives up to the hype then I see Washington drafting one of those guys. If there is no wing player that is close to Zeller, Noel, Len, etc then Washington will go with a big. Just my assumptions on the matter.

We really only need a big or a 2-guard, depending on who is available and depending on how Hendo does this year. Definitely excited to see how this season goes in the NBA and in NCAAB.

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You can throw need out the window when it comes to the NBA. Teams have proved time after time that they will almost always draft BPA.

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You can throw need out the window when it comes to the NBA. Teams have proved time after time that they will almost always draft BPA.

Yeah I don't agree with that. There is no way Cleveland drafts a pg in the next few years no matter what pg falls to them. If this was true Lillard would be in Cleveland instead of Withers.

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Yeah I don't agree with that. There is no way Cleveland drafts a pg in the next few years no matter what pg falls to them. If this was true Lillard would be in Cleveland instead of Withers.

There are exceptions, yes, but generally it's BPA.

Remember when Chicago took Derrick Rose when it made all the sense in the world for them to take Beasley?

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Why wouldn't a team like NO try add a Zeller or Noel to pair up with Davis?

Wizards will def add a big man also. So would the Cavs.

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There are exceptions, yes, but generally it's BPA.

Remember when Chicago took Derrick Rose when it made all the sense in the world for them to take Beasley?

What????? Rose was the best player in that draft they didn't have a good PG and they already had Deng. So what are you talking about?

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Why wouldn't a team like NO try add a Zeller or Noel to pair up with Davis?

Wizards will def add a big man also. So would the Cavs.

Let's see

NO just signed Lopez to a 3 year 15 mil contract and he's 24. Why would they add another big at that high of a pick?

The Wizards are paying Nene and Oak max contracts until 2014 and 2016. They also have Seraphin, Vessely and Booker until 2014. That's a lot of money in a front court.

Cavs just spent 2 high picks 2 years in a row on bigmen. Will they do it 3 years in a row I don't think so.

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