Clippers rumors: LA could trade up to draft Luka Doncic

Report: Clippers want to trade up in draft, may be eyeing Luka Doncic

Report: Clippers want to trade up in draft, may be eyeing Luka Doncic

Phoenix now has the No. 1, 16, and 31 picks in the draft, and while they plan to keep the top pick, they are looking to move up and acquire a second top 10 pick, according to Bleacher Report's Jonathan Wasserman. There is expected to be a lot of teams trying to move in this draft, including the Los Angeles Clippers who could be looking to get Luka Doncic.

They have expressed an interest in packaging those picks in order to move up on draft night, and Shams Charania of Yahoo!

No matter how it plays out, you can see that Dallas is going to have a choice and that choice will likely be between a couple different players that could make a huge impact.

"I think there's a lot of fluidity to this draft", Charania said. The Clippers have looked to trade up. "I think it'll be a lot of movement in this draft, potentially".

After trading Chris Paul before last season, the Clippers are looking for their point guard of the future and Doncic could be that guy. While it hasn't been confirmed, it appears as if the Suns will be taking Deandre Ayton with the No. 1 overall pick. Other mock drafts have surfaced where one of Marvin Bagley III, Luka Doncic, or Jaren Jackson Jr. drop to Dallas but those are less frequent. With only one year left on his contract, Harris would be quite the valuable asset to any team.

Would the two lottery picks be enough?

Even if Harris is not included, Los Angeles could still provide decent role players like Sam Dekker and/or Sindarius Thornwell in a deal.

Doncic would give the franchise a foundation and perhaps more of a "sure thing" than their two lottery picks could provide.

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