With nearly 24 hours before the start of the 2012 NBA Draft, business in the trade and rumor mill has picked up:
- Houston Rockets traded Samuel Dalembert and their 14th pick to the Milwaukee Bucks for Jon Brockman, Jon Leuer, Shawn Livingston and their 12th pick.
- Detroit Pistons trade Ben Gordon and a future first-round pick to the Charlotte Bobcats for Corey Maggette.
- Dallas Mavericks and LA Clippers are discussing a deal for Lamar Odom
- Chicago Bulls dangling Luol Deng to move up in first round to draft Harrison Barnes.
- Atlanta Hawks and LA Lakers discussing a possible Josh Smith/Pau Gasol deal.
- Brooklyn Nets looking to acquire Thomas Robinson to use in trade for the Orlando Magic’s Dwight Howard