By now most San Antonio Spurs fans have heard the rumor that the team is interested in moving up in the 2010 NBA Draft. One team that has been mentioned in trade rumors with the Spurs is the Indiana Pacers which holds the 10th overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft. Currently, the Spurs hold the 20th overall pick.
According to journaltimes.com, the reason the Spurs want to move up is because the team is interested in drafting Ed Davis from North Carolina:
A rumor that surfaced at the pre-draft camp continues to percolate: San Antonio, which is picking 20th, is trying to acquire Indiana‘s pick, the 10th overall. The Spurs are believed to be interested in North Carolina forward Ed Davis.
Davis is a 6’9″ power-forward who averaged 12.9 points, shot 57.8% from the field, 65.9% from the free-throw line and averaged 9.2 rebounds.
One name which is sure to be involved in any trade would be Spurs’ point-guard Tony Parker. Recently Parker has been mentioned in a trade rumor between the Spurs and Pacers for the Pacers’ 10th pick in the draft, Troy Murphy and Brandon Rush.