Doncic had the option to remove his name from the draft's early-entry list by informing the National Basketball Association league office by Monday's 5 p.m. ET deadline.
Doncic is one of the highest touted prospects heading into the draft. However, The Ringer and Tom Ziller of SB Nation have Doncic going second to the Sacramento Kings. But while there will be posturing for position around James' new destination, there are plenty of teams that figure to at the least explore trade options during the draft, either to jockey for position in the LeBron sweepstakes or to better position themselves as part of a rebuilding process.
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Plus, it helps that the Grizzlies have already been circled as the team to do business with if any other teams want to trade up in the draft. The Clippers have looked to trade up.
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The Phoenix Suns have the No. 1 overall pick, and they're still considering Doncic even after bringing in the top college players for workouts over the past week.
The Clippers have the No. 12 and No. 13 overall selections. It's tough to determine which player would be included in the deal, but the favorite would likely have to be Tobias Harris.
The SEC should be well-represented in this year's draft, as the conference lost a host of top-notch talents after a record season that saw eight teams make the NCAA Tournament.
Yes, Parson's contract is ugly, but the Clippers are in no spot to realistically contend anyway, with or without Parsons. Since the Clippers have the right pieces, something tells me that these rumors will become a reality.