(CBS): With one week to go until the 2020 NBA Draft finally — finally! — takes place, the rumor mill is churning at full speed as teams enter the home stretch and begin making their final assessments. And with restrictions relaxed on in-person interactions, we’re already ingesting a steady diet of more information leading up to Nov. 18. Clarity is coming into focus as prospects settle into ranges, draft boards get finalized and teams’ motives become more clear.
Who am I kidding? Motives remain murky as ever. The fun of draft season is trying to interpret motives with confidence because they are rarely clear. Smokescreens have smokescreens by now, and even those smokescreens might have an extra layer of fog. The only thing that’s certain is that absolutely nothing is certain.
So that’s why we’re tracking all the latest buzz below: to try and make heads and tails of all the latest draft news and notes and get you caught up with everything you need (and maybe don’t need) to know.