Dexter Pittman

Height: 6' 11"
Weight: 285
College: Texas
Birth Place: Rosenberg, Texas
Draft: 2010 2nd round (2nd pick) by the
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    The 2017 NBA Draft is just hours away, and we’ve seen a whirlwind of activity that will impact the event. Teams have been trading up and down the big board, moving a plethora of players and picks that will drastically impact the landscape of the league for this upcoming season. There is also a non-stop stream of rumors that a number of big names could be moved in the near future. Ever since the Boston Celtics traded the top choice this year to the Philadelphia 76ers, the pace of trades and rumors has been frenetic. This flurry of action doesn’t seem to be running out of steam and likely won’t stop until after the dust settles at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn later this evening. Because trades

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