Cavaliers could take Otto Porter with No. 1 pick, according to report

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 4 years ago '07        #1
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Cavaliers could take Otto Porter with No. 1 pick, according to report
 

 
Otto Porter and Anthony Bennett appear to be the early favorites for the Washington Wizards' No. 3 pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, but what if one or the other isn't there to be selected?

It might happen with Porter. The Cavaliers are thinking about using the No. 1 pick on him rather than Kentucky's Nerlens Noel, according to Michael Lee of the Washington Post.


But there is a possibility that Porter, arguably the most NBA-ready player among the top prospects, might not be around when the Wizards pick third. A source with knowledge of the Cavaliers' thinking said Porter is under consideration to go No. 1



A few things about this rumor:

1.The Cavaliers have no incentive to make it seem like they've decided what they want to do with the No. 1 pick.

2.The Cavaliers are notoriously difficult to read. Nobody projected them to take Tristan Thompson or Dion Waiters, but they did. It later came out that Waiters was higher on their draft board than Bradley Beal.

3.The Cavaliers do have a major need for a small forward. The position is currently occupied by former Wizards castoff Alonzo Gee and the streaky C.J. Miles.

4.There's some logic to the idea that the Cavaliers would prefer to have someone who will actually be on the court next year over a player with a torn ACL. They appear serious about wanting to stop the tanking/asset accumulation and actually try to move forward this summer.

All this is to say that this won't be the last time Porter will be rumored to go No. 1.
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81 comments for "Cavaliers could take Otto Porter with No. 1 pick, according to report"

 4 years ago '05        #2
Dun Language 3962 heat pts3962
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smart move
 4 years ago '04        #3
jsmooth-117 12 heat pts12
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thats a waste of a 1
 4 years ago '09        #4
That Guy Fly 21 heat pts21
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Said this was a real possibility when they won the lottery. He is the only player that high who fits a specific immediate need for them. I wouldn't be mad if they did


Last edited by That Guy Fly; 05-28-2013 at 09:43 PM..
 4 years ago '11        #5
KING JAYY 535 heat pts535
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Good pick


Cavs will never be good again though
 05-28-2013, 09:49 PM         #6
Skratch 
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hopefully noel doesnt fall to 4 cause we dont need that n*gga either
 4 years ago '07        #7
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 Skratch said:
hopefully noel doesnt fall to 4 cause we dont need that n*gga either
Noels stock is falling fast as hell. nobody wants to draft a 6'11 206lb big man coming off an acl
 4 years ago '11        #8
King Henry 546 heat pts546
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Just trade down
 4 years ago '04        #9
ggfresh 15 heat pts15
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Cavs have a good history with the #1 pick.
 4 years ago '08        #10
JCyclops 11 heat pts11
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I'm not too sold on Porter yet either to be honest. Dude seems like Evan Turner. I think he has a chance to do better though because Turner was totally ball-dominant at OSU, whereas Porter can play both with and off the ball.

Hopefully he winds up more like a Tayshaun Prince type who has a high bball IQ and always knows what to do and where to be on the floor.
 4 years ago '05        #11
dahabi 90 heat pts90
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Let nerlens fall to 3...I'm cool with that. Then Wiggins next year and it's dynasty time

 4 years ago '12        #12
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Please Jesus.

I'm praying to Sweet Baby Jesus we draft OP and trade up for Alex Len.

Nerlen Noels weight 200 lbs for a 6'11 C with a blown out knee. You can have his no offensive game having a.ss.

OP and Lex.
 4 years ago '12        #13
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 JCyclops said:
I'm not too sold on Porter yet either to be honest. Dude seems like Evan Turner. I think he has a chance to do better though because Turner was totally ball-dominant at OSU, whereas Porter can play both with and off the ball.

Hopefully he winds up more like a Tayshaun Prince type who has a high bball IQ and always knows what to do and where to be on the floor.


fu*k no.


I see him as Paul G with less athletic ability.
 4 years ago '10        #14
DurtySoufReppin 76 heat pts76
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Kawhi Leonard

Otto Porter is def not a #1 Pick. I'd take Noel. Higher ceiling and I don't think Porter will get them in the playoffs anytime soon.

Noel is a legitimate franchise big on the defensive end.

The long lengthy defensive hustlemen are most of the time experienced in college and can be drafted later.

Leonard, Tayshaun, Wallace, Batum, Wilson Chandler.

Then you have the guys like Al Farouq Aminu, Wesley Johnson, and Corey Brewer who aren't as much of a prospect now, but were all drafted early.


Take Noel and get you a SF elsewhere, it's not a difficult spot to fill at all, especially with Cap Space.


Last edited by DurtySoufReppin; 05-29-2013 at 03:02 AM..
 4 years ago '10        #15
Agentzer0oo0 208 heat pts208
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 DurtySoufReppin said:
Kawhi Leonard

Otto Porter is def not a #1 Pick. I'd take Noel. Higher ceiling and I don't think Porter will get them in the playoffs anytime soon.

Noel is a legitimate franchise big on the defensive end.

The long lengthy defensive hustlemen are most of the time experienced in college and can be drafted later.

Leonard, Tayshaun, Wallace, Batum, Wilson Chandler.

Then you have the guys like Al Farouq Aminu, Wesley Johnson, and Corey Brewer who aren't as much of a prospect now, but were all drafted early.


Take Noel and get you a SF elsewhere, it's not a difficult spot to fill at all, especially with Cap Space.
That's a huge risk. It's one thing that it's a ACL injury it's another that it's a big man with a ACL injury.

The Cavs been rumored to take Otto for the longest regardless of winning the lotto so it looks like a no brainer for me.

I'm just wondering which team is gonna get Wiggins next year.
 4 years ago '11        #16
MakeItHappen456 41 heat pts41
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I like when bx nba experts tell us that a draft pick will be the next durant,Kobe,Westbrook,shaq, etc...... lol it never turns out that way. I'm dying right now.
 05-29-2013, 06:56 AM         #17
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 MakeItHappen456 said:
I like when bx nba experts tell us that a draft pick will be the next durant,Kobe,Westbrook,shaq, etc...... lol it never turns out that way. I'm dying right now.
lets not forget about everybody they call a bust/ bum
 4 years ago '08        #18
AnyGiven 39 heat pts39
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Naw n*ggas you won the draft so take Noel. Don't be fu*kin up the draft for the rest of us
 4 years ago '07        #19
theFREAK 3671 heat pts3671
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 King Henry said:
Just trade down
 4 years ago '12        #20
RATCHET 
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Noel is 206 lbs and have a very small fu*king frame. I don't even think he's a better prospect than Anthony Davis.

Hell it's not even a clear cut #1 in this draft.

Porter and Len please.
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