There is not too much going on in the NBA on this three day holiday weekend, unless you have something to say about the 4 teams still playing in the playoffs.
For us Thunder fans, not invited to the post season party, we get to talk and talk about the draft and trades, dream scenarios and all of these “crazy” reports from seemingly nowhere. It cracks me up when “insiders” report….or a “source within the organization” says….
Case in point this morning reading the Sporting News Today there is a bullet about the Clippers and their situation regarding the top pick in the draft.
The Clippers have said they’ll take PF Blake Griffin with the number 1 pick. But several publications have reported that the Clippers will be open to trading down from the top spot. According to the Ft.Worth Star- Telegram, the Thunder are one of the teams expected to go after that pick, using the third pick in the draft and one of their core young players (Jeff Green or Russell Westbrook) as part of the deal.
ESPN reported that the Clippers will be open to trading that pick if they can secure SG Ricky Rubio in the process. ESPN also reported that a number of general managers “insist” that the Clippers want to move PG Baron Davis and his large contract.
So if you click over to the Star-Telegram article, Keep Reading…