Now that the Wizards have traded for Kirk Hinrich, his unfriendly contract, and the 17th overall pick, the question becomes, who were they so desperate to take with the 17th pick?â†µ
This morning's mock drafts are in flux, but there are hints around the interwebz as to who GM Ernie Grunfeld is eying.â†µ
Chad Ford, in an updated Mock Draft (ESPN Insider), believes Damian James of Texas is the choice:â†µ
They have needs across their front line, and at this point in the draft James is the best prospect left on the board. He would bring some much needed toughness and versatility to the team.â†µ
I've also heard Daniel Orton and Solomon Alabi here.â†µ
CSN's Chris Miller says to keep an eye on James Anderson of Oklahoma State, Larry Sanders of VCU, and Kentucky's Patrick Patterson.â†µ
I say...nobody knows better than the readers.