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Ira Winderman: Should Heat, NBA be wary of pick packaging? And how much is too much? (Blame it on Herschel Walker)

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Herschel Walker was traded from the Dallas Cowboys to the Minnesota Vikings in 1989. The Vikings received eight draft picks, including three first-round picks and three second-rounds. The Nets have set the bar of at least three picks, plus pick swaps, for Kevin Durant. The NBA had attempted to limit such largesse with the Stepien Rule.
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Ira Winderman: Should Heat, NBA be wary of pick packaging? And how much is too much? (Blame it on Herschel Walker)

The notion of “trading a draft” dates back to a moment either of infamy or genius on Oct. 12, 1989, depending on where the focus of the deal rests.And, no, for all the NBA’s wheeling and dealing, including Danny Ainge’s fleecing of the Brooklyn Nets for four first-round picks with the Boston Celtics’ trade of aging Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce on June 28, 2013, that hardly stands as sports’ “trading the draft” moment.Instead, flash back to the …

1 month ago·San Jose, United States
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Pioneer Press

Ira Winderman: Should Heat, NBA be wary of pick packaging? And how much is too much? (Blame it on Herschel Walker)

The notion of “trading a draft” dates back to a moment either of infamy or genius on Oct. 12, 1989, depending on where the focus of the deal rests.And, no, for all the NBA’s wheeling and dealing, including Danny Ainge’s fleecing of the Brooklyn Nets for four first-round picks with the Boston Celtics’ trade of aging Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce on June 28, 2013, that hardly stands as sports’ “trading the draft” moment.Instead, flash back to the …

1 month ago·St Paul, United States
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Boston Herald

Ira Winderman: Should Heat, NBA be wary of pick packaging? And how much is too much? (Blame it on Herschel Walker)

The notion of “trading a draft” dates back to a moment either of infamy or genius on Oct. 12, 1989, depending on where the focus of the deal rests.And, no, for all the NBA’s wheeling and dealing, including Danny Ainge’s fleecing of the Brooklyn Nets for four first-round picks with the Boston Celtics’ trade of aging Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce on June 28, 2013, that hardly stands as sports’ “trading the draft” moment.Instead, flash back to the …

1 month ago·Boston, United States
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OC Register

Ira Winderman: Should Heat, NBA be wary of pick packaging? And how much is too much? (Blame it on Herschel Walker)

The notion of “trading a draft” dates back to a moment either of infamy or genius on Oct. 12, 1989, depending on where the focus of the deal rests.And, no, for all the NBA’s wheeling and dealing, including Danny Ainge’s fleecing of the Brooklyn Nets for four first-round picks with the Boston Celtics’ trade of aging Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce on June 28, 2013, that hardly stands as sports’ “trading the draft” moment.Instead, flash back to the …

1 month ago·Orange County, United States
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Ira Winderman: Should Heat, NBA be wary of pick packaging? And how much is too much? (Blame it on Herschel Walker)

"Trading the draft" proved in the NFL to be both the ultimate sacrifice and success story. Now it is the NBA where picks are bundled en masse. It is a trend that raises the question of how much is too much?

1 month ago·Deerfield Beach, United States
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Should The Heat, The NBA Be Careful With Pickup Packaging? And How Much Is Too Much? (Blame It On Herschel Walker)

The notion of "trading a draft" is preceded by a moment of either notoriety or brilliance on October 12, 1989, depending on where the focus of the deal is. And,

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