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2011 NBA Draft: Tony Parker to the Cleveland Cavaliers a True Possibility

SAN ANTONIO, TX - APRIL 20:  Guard Tony Parker #9 of the San Antonio Spurs takes a shot against Tony Allen #9 of the Memphis Grizzlies in Game Two of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2011 NBA Playoffs on April 20, 2011 at AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
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Cody MeadowsCorrespondent IJune 22, 2011

Rumors are swirling that the San Antonio Spurs are shopping Guard Tony Parker for a lottery pick in tomorrows NBA draft. The Cleveland Cavaliers haven't been mentioned, but with two lottery picks it is certainly worth discussing. He is only 29 years old and would instantly make the Cavs an attractive place to play for other free agents and rookies.

He has averaged 16.7 points per-game and 5.7 assists per game in his 746 game career.

He is a proven all-star caliber player and would be worth the first or fourth pick in my opinion, if that is what it would take to do it.

If the Cavs traded the first overall pick to the Spurs for Tony Parker, they could draft foward Enes Kanter with the 4th selection.

This is a long shot, but not as much as you may think. As long as Tony Parker would be willing to give it a few years, there would be pieces in place to build a contender.

The following would be a potential starting lineup for the Cleveland Cavaliers.

PG - Tony Parker

PF - JJ Hickson

SG - Anthony Parker

C - Anderson Varejao

SF - Christian Eyenga

After some time, the rookies could work into the fold. With a strong draft next year, the sky is the limit for the Cavaliers.

Have faith Cavs fans, the future is bright.

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