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Eggers: Mike Born, Director of NBA Scouting, Says Blazers Moving Up

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Kerry Eggers gets an interesting, concrete quote regarding the Blazers draft strategy. Adjust your mental big boards accordingly... ------------------------ "We’re looking at trying to move up with our first pick," says Mike Born, Portland’s director of NBA scouting. "We’re trying to have an early second-round pick, maybe even have another late second-round pick. "If we find a guy we like, we’ll try to put ourselves in position to get him." -------------------------------------- While Pritchard has hinted at that possibility previously, Born's quote is the firmest statement yet. KP also denies Adrian Wojnarowski's report that the Blazers were targeting the #3 and #4 picks specifically. No surprise there. -- Ben Golliver | benjamin.golliver@gmail.com | Twitter
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