The NBA Draft is a welcome to a new class of stars in the league as teams strive to build the future.

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It’s also about deals!

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Last summer, the Los Angeles Lakers shocked the NBA world by drafting Russell Westbrook in a massive deal that included seven players and a pick.

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After a year and a disappointing season at Lakerland, could another Westbrook move be on the horizon?

Before draft night in Brooklyn, the league made three moves: the Oklahoma City Thunder acquired Jamichal Green from the Denver Nuggets, the Dallas Mavericks traded Christian Wood in a deal with the Houston Rockets, and the Portland Trail Blazers Acquired Jerami Grant from the Denver Nuggets. Detroit Pistons.

What else is in store for you on draft night and throughout the offseason? Sportzshala NBA insider Kevin Pelton scores every move.

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RAFT DAY DEALS


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PRE-PROJECT TRANSACTIONS


June 22: Blazers traded for Grant

Trailblazers get:
Straw Grant
2022 Second Round Pick (No. 46)

Pistons receive:

2022 Second Round Pick (No. 36)
2025 first round pick (via Milwaukee)
2025 second round selection
2026 second round selection