Originally posted on Project Spurs  |  Last updated 6/27/12
We're less than 24 hours from the start of the NBA Draft, and that's when the rumors kick in to high gear.  However, it's not often a rumor gets started because of something a player says during the Green Room interviews a day before the draft.  That's just what happened when Bradley Beal told ESPN that several non-lottery teams, most notably the Oklahoma City Thunder, were interested in trading up for him and then his head coach Billy Donovan told Andy Katz that the San Antonio Spurs were among the teams calling about Beal. "San Antonio, which doesn't pick until No. 59 in the second round, as well as Atlanta, which does have a first-round pick at No. 23, also made a number of calls to Donovan and Florida in the hope that each team could move up to land Beal. But the source said the teams told Donovan it would have to be the "parting of the red sea" to pull off a move to get up to the top three in the draft." Parting of the Red Sea is an accurate way to describe what it would take
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