Now that the Thunder is locked into the 14th overall selection in the draft, it’s time to work up some deals and trade up. I mean, trade down for what, am I right?
(I’m so sorry. The back button is in your upper left-hand corner.)
Before fans could get RealGM’s Trade Checker loaded, Sam Presti slammed on the brakes for us like a driver’s education teacher. “I think history shows it’s not an easy proposition to move up into the lottery.”
It’s not impossible, but the conditions have to be perfect (which, frankly, is no different than any other NBA trade). There have been a few deals involving top-10 picks in the past few drafts. If history is indeed any indication, the Thunder may not have the goods to move up, or they may not be willing to part with what it would take to do so. Keep Reading…