Originally Posted by TORaptor4Ever
OKC, POR and CHI got very lucky IMO. They each had the opportunity to draft a hell of a player who could come in and contribute immediately. Durant, Roy and Rose were all-stars within what? 2 years?
Unfortunately, not every team has that kind of luck.
Besides... isn't this coming draft class very PF-heavy?
Who cares what position they play if they're a franchise type guy.
The teams I mentioned were built largely through the draft. And in some cases those assets acquired through the draft were moved for other complimentary pieces (Green for Perkins).
And maybe we got lucky in the 2011 draft or we will get lucky in 2012? We're not going to trade for or sign a franchise guy anytime soon, so I see nothing wrong with acquiring assets through the draft and building a solid core fo players.