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NBA draft could change direction in a hurry

NBA draft could change direction in a hurry

The sense is that the first two players taken in Thursday's NBA draft will be big men, even during a time when teams are playing more small ball than ever. There are two guards in the draft, however, that fit the mold of today's point guard-centric league, guards with the size and skills that have become commonplace at that position. Not to be left out of the draft conversations are European players who have been impressing scouts, coaches and general managers, leaving them all dreaming of getting the next Dirk Nowitzki. This 2015 draft class is considered one of the more talented and athletic groups of recent years. Of course, there remain the typical rumors, speculations,...