The Cleveland Cavaliers are reportedly receiving important commerce curiosity for his or her third-overall choose on this yr’s draft, based on The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor.
The Toronto Raptors and Orlando Magic, house owners of the fourth and fifth picks, respectively, have made provides for the Cavs’ No. three choose, O’Connor provides. Nevertheless, Cleveland might find yourself staying put and making a range as a substitute.
The Cavaliers have been closely linked to USC heart Evan Mobley, who’s projected to be the third participant off the board behind Jalen Inexperienced and Cade Cunningham.
Whereas the Raptors and Magic wish to commerce up, they won’t have a pleasant sufficient bundle to persuade the Cavs to cross on somebody like Mobley. In his first season at USC, the Georgia native averaged 16.four factors, 8.7 rebounds and a pair of.four assists per recreation whereas capturing 57.8% from the sphere.
If the Cavaliers determine to commerce the third-overall choose, Orlando will probably should half methods with each the fifth- and eighth-overall alternatives, whereas Toronto must hand over the fourth-overall choose.