Tristan Thompson Off Table

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  1. Benjols

    Benjols Second Round Draft Pick

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    Hawks try to deal Josh Smith for Wolves' No. 2 pick - NBA - Yahoo! Sports

    According to this, as long as Charlotte has a shot at him - they want him.

    And with their just announced trade with Sacramento and Milwaukee, they pick 7th and 9th. So, if Joe wants TT he better start doing some posturing.

    (Source: Bucks get Udrih, S-Jax, and 19th. Charlotte gets 7th and Maggette. Kings get 10th and Salmons.)

    Of course, Joe has been given the green light to draft Jonas V(can't spell the rest) and with these trades he's a possibility...but the Cavs look like they might draft him with the 4th pick.

    Looks like we might be left with Kawhi Leonard or B-Smack.
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    Laimbrane All-Star Forum Donor

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    This draft is going to be the most enjoyable one in years. Nobody knows what the hell is going on.
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    It's now being reported that they moved up for B-Smack, not TT.
  4. BillLaimbeer

    BillLaimbeer All-Star 4x Fantasy Champion Forum Donor

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    Chad Ford's latest mock draft (2:30pm today) has the Pistons taking Thompson.

    Analysis: The Pistons are likely to add a player with size here. Thompson, Bismack Biyombo and Markieff Morris are all options. All three worked out in Detroit on Tuesday and played well. Morris may have been the best of the bunch, but this is a bit high for him.

    I think the Pistons will seriously look at moving this pick to the Rockets for the 14th and 23rd picks. Kawhi Leonard is also a potential pick here. But if the Pistons stay at 8, I think Thompson has a slight edge over Biyombo. A dark horse here is Valanciunas. If the Cavs take Tristan Thompson at 4, the Pistons are seriously considering taking Valanciunas and waiting a year.
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    Dumards is probably glad that he has company this year.

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