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NBA Draft Open Thread

Follow along with the picks here!

Welcome to the 2020 NBA Draft! Use this open thread to discuss the picks as they happen. We of course will cover the Kings moves in detail as they happen.

It's going to be a wild night.

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Adamsite
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Nostradumbass 14
November 18, 2020 5:01 pm

I think this is going to be a fun night. Buckle up!

TheGrantNapear
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November 18, 2020 5:03 pm

This should be a dandy of a draft.
Make sure to check out my hot takes over at the If You Don’t Like That podcast

nikstauskasontheheat
November 18, 2020 5:04 pm
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Please let one of Hayes, Williams, Vassell, Okoro be there

jswilliams37
November 18, 2020 5:52 pm
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Didn’t you lose your job?

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November 18, 2020 6:04 pm
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Yes. That’s why I started my own podcast. Catch me on Youtube as well.

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November 18, 2020 5:07 pm

One of my all time draft memories was Stern waving on the people who were booing him at the start of the draft as he was giving it opening spiel.

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November 18, 2020 5:12 pm
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November 18, 2020 5:13 pm
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That’s the one!

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November 18, 2020 5:19 pm
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Never gets old!

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November 18, 2020 5:14 pm

Missed all you guys these last few months but with no real Kings news I haven’t been on the site. Looking forward to tonight’s draft. Hoping for Vassell or Hampton.

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November 18, 2020 5:21 pm

There are now 3 players drafted with the #1 pick named Anthony making it the most popular first name for a #1 pick. There have been two players drafted at #1 named Bob, Andrew or Joe.

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November 18, 2020 5:27 pm

LaMelo at 3? Makes no sense with playmakers already there in Charlotte. Was hoping he would go to Chicago.

cloudyeyes
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November 18, 2020 5:30 pm

Patrick Williams at #4 – good lord he shot up the draft boards.

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November 18, 2020 5:33 pm
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that was unexpected

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November 18, 2020 5:50 pm
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Top 7 pick promise fulfilled.

PhilippinesForSacKings
November 18, 2020 5:31 pm

Hayes or Bey and call it a day. Do it Monte.

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November 18, 2020 5:32 pm

Come on Devin Vassell

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November 18, 2020 5:34 pm

Kings are going to get someone I want with the Bulls taking Williams. Just make the right choice.

ohioplayrs
November 18, 2020 5:37 pm

Who will the Kings take?

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November 18, 2020 5:37 pm

Okoro is off the board.

Now should I make my late run to Harbor Freight and Home Depot? Hmm…. yes! Have fun y’all.

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November 18, 2020 5:38 pm
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But Haliburton is still on the board!!!!

nikstauskasontheheat
November 18, 2020 5:47 pm
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Haliburton should get past the Wizards and Suns and Spurs on paper….IMO its worth it to jump up and get him

nikstauskasontheheat
November 18, 2020 5:48 pm
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Maybe 9 and Holmes to Washington could get it done

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November 18, 2020 5:38 pm

Board is shaping up to get very interesting in our range. Exciting to the extent that their are a plenty of options deserving.

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November 18, 2020 5:39 pm

Like the old days, have three tabs open for the same website!

kwill
November 18, 2020 5:52 pm
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Is there a consensus pick for the Kings for those expected to be available?

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November 18, 2020 5:42 pm

devin vassell

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November 18, 2020 5:42 pm

Is it a fool’s errand to hope for Deni?

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November 18, 2020 5:51 pm
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Did not expect deni to he falling like this.

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November 18, 2020 6:15 pm
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No one expects the deni!

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November 18, 2020 5:56 pm
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TRADE UP MCNAIR!

kwill
November 18, 2020 5:43 pm

Anything interesting going on tonight? Is John Salmons available?

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November 18, 2020 5:58 pm
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Patrick Williams went much higher than expected.

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November 18, 2020 6:06 pm
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You rang?!

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November 18, 2020 5:44 pm

Did Woj announce our pick yet?

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November 18, 2020 5:46 pm

Vassell, Haliburton orDeni is what it is. LETS DO IT!

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November 18, 2020 5:47 pm

I’m ready to express my disappointment!

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November 18, 2020 6:16 pm
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GIFS at the ready!

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November 18, 2020 5:54 pm

I will absolutely flip if Kings take someone with no prior NBA experience.

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November 18, 2020 5:54 pm

My goodness – Deni is still on the board.

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November 18, 2020 5:55 pm
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hes going to the wiz

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November 18, 2020 5:55 pm

DENI!!!! COME ON!!! TRADE UP OR SOMETHING!

We need another ball handler at the forward position

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PhilippinesForSacKings
November 18, 2020 5:56 pm
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If Deni is still there at 10. Call Phoenix and Trade Nemanja + Joseph + 12 for 10.. Pick Deni

PhilippinesForSacKings
November 18, 2020 5:55 pm

Suddenly, can we fancy some Deni an Israeli?

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November 18, 2020 5:56 pm

Haliburton Vassell and Deni all still available oh god oh god ohgod

PhilippinesForSacKings
November 18, 2020 5:59 pm

FU Wizards!

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November 18, 2020 5:59 pm

Hoping for Jones to make a left field pick. Think he is capable not the most assuring Gm.

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November 18, 2020 6:05 pm

Called it Bad GMS dont disappoint

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November 18, 2020 6:07 pm

yesssss

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November 18, 2020 6:01 pm

Get ready for Kira Lewis Kings fans. Some PG we don’t need

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November 18, 2020 6:01 pm
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That would be the most Kangziest thing ever.

kwill
November 18, 2020 6:03 pm
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Would he be the BPA?

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November 18, 2020 6:03 pm
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Nope

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November 18, 2020 6:04 pm
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If we play an OKC 3 guard lineup then sign me up yes

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November 18, 2020 6:01 pm

I think Haliburton will be there at 12.

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November 18, 2020 6:03 pm
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PLEASE!!!

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November 18, 2020 6:01 pm

I’m sad that Hayes & Deni are gone.

I guess Vassell or Haliburton would work, I’m thoroughly unexcited about everyone else. Well, except Poku but that is more of the bad sort of excited.

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November 18, 2020 6:04 pm

Just watch the next two picks be them, then what do the kings do? Poku?

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November 18, 2020 6:07 pm
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NO POKU!!!

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November 18, 2020 6:09 pm
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God I hope not. There’s skinny you can fix and there are some, very few, guys who are just never going to add any bulk whatsoever no matter what they do and I strongly suspect Poku is in the latter category. Adding muscle when you are that slight is not hard unless you’re just genetically predisposed to not be able to do so.

His skill set probably keeps him from being the next Shawn Bradley but I am not sure he could ever be more than a situational player in the NBA

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November 18, 2020 6:03 pm

So to answer my own question: Yes it was.

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November 18, 2020 6:05 pm

hell yeah baby

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November 18, 2020 6:06 pm
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Suns will endlessly make us not look like the only crazy one

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November 18, 2020 6:08 pm

Cam johnson did look decent, so maybe they know something.

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November 18, 2020 6:11 pm
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Its gonna take more than that to undo years of negligence

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November 18, 2020 6:05 pm

Draft Nesmith and trade Buddy anyone?
Hope not but that’s the biggest writing on the wall move ever

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PhilippinesForSacKings
November 18, 2020 6:05 pm

Now set your sights on Nesmith or Vasell

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November 18, 2020 6:06 pm

Jalen Smith at 10? That seems a little high but I don’t know anything.

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November 18, 2020 6:09 pm

you’re right, it’s very unexpected

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November 18, 2020 6:07 pm

VASSELL OR HALIBURTON!!!

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November 18, 2020 6:07 pm

PHX: Jalen Smith. Vassell or Halliburton?

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November 18, 2020 6:07 pm
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I just can’t see the Spurs taking Hali. They have their guards

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November 18, 2020 6:09 pm
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I cant see them pass on Vassell but we shall see

PhilippinesForSacKings
November 18, 2020 6:07 pm

Nesmith, Haliburton or Vasell could still be there at 12.

I’m afraid now. Lol.

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November 18, 2020 6:07 pm

Whoa….Jalen Smith so high? We get one of vassell or haliburton then.

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November 18, 2020 6:08 pm
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lets hope

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November 18, 2020 6:08 pm

Will be very curious to see where the Spurs go. Can see them going either ay but someting sadly makes me think they go Vassell but e shall see

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November 18, 2020 6:09 pm

Vassell seems like 100% a spurs kind of player.

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November 18, 2020 6:08 pm

Haliburton would be awesome but come on. Doesn’t San Antonio Spur Tyrese Haliburton make too much sense?

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November 18, 2020 6:09 pm

So does SAS Devin Vassell. Friggin Danny Green 2.0

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November 18, 2020 6:10 pm
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Maybe but Haliburton just seems like he was born to be a Spur.

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November 18, 2020 6:16 pm
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That’s what I was thinking.

PhilippinesForSacKings
November 18, 2020 6:08 pm

I feel Haliburton goes to San Antonio and make him their next Kawhi (hit me)

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November 18, 2020 6:09 pm

Surprised we haven’t seen a trade yet

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November 18, 2020 6:10 pm

Are they chattering enough on NBATV? Come on guys!

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November 18, 2020 6:10 pm

Trade /////
Sacramento Kangz trade with GS Warriors ////
12 pick for Trade exception and Box seats to the SF Giants////
Yessssssss!

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November 18, 2020 6:11 pm
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The floor has been set!

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November 18, 2020 6:11 pm
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That’s so dumb. Why didn’t we get Cash Considerations instead?

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November 18, 2020 6:13 pm
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True I was going for 12 pick to Bucks for Player to be named… Bogi

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November 18, 2020 6:10 pm

Bey seems like a perfect Spur.

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November 18, 2020 6:11 pm

oh my god oh my god oh my god oh my god

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November 18, 2020 6:11 pm

Ok, so if Haliburton is there at 12 and we don’t take Haliburton I will be upset. I never thought he’d still be on the board and his BBIQ is off the freaking charts and we need a play maker in the worst way possible.

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November 18, 2020 6:11 pm

I couldn’t wait so I turned to Woj to spoil it but he hasn’t done it yet either

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November 18, 2020 6:12 pm

Wow. I thought the Suns would take Vassell. Smith’s going to be good.

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November 18, 2020 6:12 pm

Looks like a trade.

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November 18, 2020 6:12 pm

Haliburton, Vassel, Bey. Now we’re at the spot where we have a bunch of versatile 3-D (potentially) wings.

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November 18, 2020 6:12 pm

TAKE HALIBURTON!!!!!!

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November 18, 2020 6:13 pm
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PLEASE FOR THE LOVE OF ALL THAT IS HOLY!!!

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November 18, 2020 6:15 pm
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I just told my wife that you (I trust your judgement) wanted Haliburton and he is the best player available , my wife responded “that doesn’t mean shit, the Kings will still screw this up!”

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November 18, 2020 6:17 pm
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I guess times are changing!!!

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November 18, 2020 6:54 pm
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Drink!

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November 18, 2020 6:17 pm
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I mean, it’s a no brainer with how far he fell. Time to trade some guys now.

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November 18, 2020 6:12 pm

Spurs: Vassell

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November 18, 2020 6:13 pm

There goes the defensive player of the year on the Spurs now. Because the Spurs will do that lolololol

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November 18, 2020 6:13 pm

Welp there goes Vassel. I feel like they’ve been given a gift. Now lets see if they Kings it up.

kwill
November 18, 2020 6:13 pm

This draft may be a precious one.

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November 18, 2020 6:13 pm

Haliburton it is! …If the Kings don’t Kangz it up again…

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November 18, 2020 6:14 pm

FUCK YEAH

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November 18, 2020 6:14 pm

The analytic overlap with Haliburton I think thatll put it over the edge

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November 18, 2020 6:14 pm

Haliburton? He is the BPA now… and looks like he should be ours

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November 18, 2020 6:14 pm

Edit: Haliburton per Woj

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November 18, 2020 6:14 pm

Haliburton and Deni were my two favorite players in this draft so if we could draft Haliburton that would make me very happy.

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