NBA Trade Rumor: Eric Maynor and Picks Headed To Pacers For No. 10 Selection?

June 23rd, 2010 by Evan Massey Leave a reply »
This news just broke about 20 minutes ago that the Indiana Pacers and the Oklahoma City Thunder are in serious conversations about a trade that would send Eric Maynor, the 18th pick, and the 21st pick to the Indiana Pacers for the 10th overall pick in the NBA Draft.

Granted, these are nothing but rumors, although these teams are discussing the possibilities.

I'll try to break down the reasons that both teams would make this deal. Hopefully, you agree with me.

Why for the Oklahoma City Thunder?

First, the Thunder already have their point guard in Russell Westbrook, and they really don't have a major need to keep Eric Maynor around any longer.

It's not because Maynor is a poor player that he's being dealt, it's because he's just sat behind two All-Star caliber point guards.

The 18th and 21st picks in the draft are good, solid picks, but the Thunder aren't going to get the impact big man that they want with those selections.

They will more than likely take Ed Davis, Ekpe Udoh, or Daniel Orton at No. 10, depending on who is there.

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