10 Craziest NBA Draft-Day Trades of All Time

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10 Craziest NBA Draft-Day Trades of All Time
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Every year, there are a ton of draft-day trades, and the 2012 NBA draft will be no different.

Whether it's trading players straight up, trading draft picks for future draft picks, trading picks for cash or any other possible permutation, trades make up a majority of draft day.

While it's impossible to know what a player is going to turn out like when he's first selected, some teams just make bone-headed decisions.

When a team trades a future star player for a scrub or a youngster for a top veteran, the fortunes of a team can change.

There will be a number of trades during the 2012 NBA draft, but teams should study history to see what trades worked and what trades didn't.

Here are 10 of the craziest draft-day trades of all time.

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