Found June 25, 2013 on Menudo Bol:
The NBA Draft is coming this Thursday, which means Cleveland is officially on the clock. But rumors are flying from every direction, most notably that the Blazers are trying to make a move for the #1 pick (via Chad Ford). The Cavs want Lamarcus Aldridge in return, which is a problem because Portland wants no part of dealing their allstar forward. I kind of like this strategy from the Blazers though – we WANT the top pick, but we won’t give you anything valuable for it. Man I wish the Knicks had thought of that years ago. We could’ve had LeBron in exchange for a James Dolan public appearance. Doc Traded For Pick Bowties Invade The Draft
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