The possibility of the Lakers moving their pick for DeMarcus Cousins has been widely discussed, but they’re not the only team that may be trading a top selection.
Knicks keep pursuing deals to move out of No. 4 spot and back in lottery, league sources tell Yahoo.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) June 25, 2015
Wojnarowski stated on Fox Sports 1 that the asset they’d like to acquire in moving down could be a veteran point guard who can run the Triangle offense.
He also added that the Sixers are locked in on selecting D’Angelo Russell, though ESPN’s Brian Windhorst stated on TV that a handful of teams would be ready to jump if Okafor falls to Philly, particularly Celtics GM Danny Ainge, who could propose a “motherload” offer.
The Kings could also be active:
The Kings are exploring options to trade down within the top-10 with one prospect in mind: Willie Cauley-Stein, not M. Hezonja, per sources.
— Jake Fischer (@JakeLFischer) June 25, 2015
Sacramento appears to be the only team not scared off by Willie Cauley-Stein‘s ankle, but as this offseason has showed, the Kings do things a bit different than any other franchise.