Debunking Craziest NBA Trade and NBA Draft Rumors and Speculation

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Debunking Craziest NBA Trade and NBA Draft Rumors and Speculation
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The moments leading up to the NBA draft might be the most rumor-filled few days in all of sports.

But the rumors bandied about often fall to the wayside before picking up any steam.

That's not to say we shouldn't look at available rumors to determine what the NBA teams involved are planning for their offseason restocking, rebuilding or rehabilitation projects. It just means we should take everything we hear with a grain of salt.

Some rumors we need to take with the whole shaker.

Perhaps the best example over the past few years of outrageous and downright sloppy reporting across media outlets has to be back in 2007 when Kobe Bryant demanded a trade.

That part was true, as were many reports of teams showing interest. However, just because a team shows interest doesn't mean that it's going to end up making a serious push for a player. Logic has to win out over interesting stories.

So, in order to sort out the facts from the rest of what's been reported recently, let's take a look at the most ridiculous trade and draft rumors we can find.

Whether it be contradicting reports, overly high evaluation a player's impact or just reports that make no sense, we've had plenty of them in the past few days.

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