NBA Trade Buzz — Plus NBA Prospects Who Are Rising in the Draft
The Lakers, the Celtics and other NBA teams are looking to make moves in the draft and on the trade market
We’re under two weeks from the 2022 NBA Draft, which means trade rumors, draft buzz and misinformation are abundant — on social media and elsewhere.
There is already plenty of chatter about which prospects are rising and falling on draft boards and which ones are dominating the workout circuit and will not fall past a certain pick.
I’m fortunate to have strong relationships with people I trust — including agents, players and NBA executives who knew me way before I became known by some as “the guy that took over for Chad Ford.” My career started in 2010 — with an internship for the Texas Legends (G League affiliate for the Dallas Mavericks) — and as it has developed over the last 12 years, my friends and peers likewise have evolved from being video coordinators and aspiring agents to become some of the most influential minds in basketball.
So to make sure I’m on the right side of the rumor mill, I lean toward the sources with whom I have built strong relationships over the years.
As we proceed through the final two weeks of draft season, I’ll pass along my best trade and draft info here to you in the form of posts like this as well as my Mock Drafts, Big Boards, podcasts and so on.
Here are some of the morsels I’ve gathered over the course of a bunch of phone calls the past few days:
Here is the latest on five teams, including the potential NBA champions: