Found June 07, 2012 on
No not Anthony Davis with pick number one. They're good rebuilding from the rubble left behind by CP3 with the freakishly athletic big man out of Kentucky. That selection is already in the hands of David Stern while AD gets fitted for his new suit.
When New Orleans comes back around to pick again at the 10th overall spot, however, they might rather make a trade instead. According to a post from Shaun Powell on his Twitter account, the Hornets will entertain offers for the 10th pick if a team will also agree to take back the contracts of Trevor Ariza or Emeka Okafor. Powell is a writer for NBA.com and ESPN New York.com
Trevor Ariza is scheduled to make $7.3 million next season and has a player option for $7.7M the year after that. Ariza will most likely pick up that option. Okafor will make an insane $13.5M during the 2012-13 season and a guaranteed $14.5M the following year. I find it hard to imagine somebody would be so interested in pick number 10 that they'd be willin...
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The Kentucky star insists it's ''not set in stone'' that the New Orleans Hornets will select him first later this month even though it seems that way.
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