With the 2014 NBA Draft now just over one day away, the speculation about what the Dallas Mavericks might or might not do with that 13th pick is starting to ramp up again. Will Mark Cuban, Donnie Nelson and company trade that pick to free up more space to make a serious run at a max-level player like Dwight Howard an even stronger possibility?
Or will the Mavs draft an international player like German point guard Dennis Schroeder, whose name has been mentioned by one media type who knows the team better than almost anyone? Not only is Schroeder a point guard, a clear area of need for the Mavs, but he's also not due to turn 20 until this fall and he's under contract to his club back home for another year, meaning he won't count against the cap in 2013-14.
But the Mavs' various options on Thursday have already been discussed almost to death, so here's a look at several eventful draft-night moments over the past two decades.
1994-97: Four Strikes and You're Out
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