Jonathan Givony joins Ben Golliver of BlazersEdge
on the Dontonio Wingcast to discuss
a number of pressing NBA draft related issues.Topics discussed include:
-Whether the Portland Blazers been active on the NBA draft scouting trail as of late
s job status in Portland and the effect that has had
-Why we have Kevin Seraphin
slated at Portlands draft slot and how likely is it that they stay at 22 in the draft
-How open are teams in the later lottery or early teens to making trades?
-Why havent there been more trade rumors on DraftExpress lately
-Which small forwards or wing players could Portland be targeting in this draft?
-Can Paul George
see immediate minutes next year, and how would he fit on Portlands roster?
-Will there be any point guards available at 22 that could be immediate rotation players for Portland?
s fit in the same backcourt with Brandon Roy
-Whether it was surprising that Avery Bradley
didnt return to Texas following his freshman season
-Which power forwards could the Blazers target in the second round to help them defensively and on the glass?
-Where will Trevor Booker
end up being picked in this draft?
-Why the second round is a completely unpredictable beast
-Which player in the top-10 is the biggest risk due to character concerns?
-Cousins physical and athletic testing at the NBA Combine and why hes the highest risk, highest reward player in this draft
-The state of the union of International prospects and how they view coming to the NBA these days?
-Why the NBA needs to adjust the collective bargaining agreement and allow teams to contribute more than $500,000 to buy international players out of their contracts with European teamsListen to the podcast here