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2015 NBA draft thread: The Spurs will look to add talent late in the first round

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Let's talk about the NBA draft.

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The 2015 NBA draft will be held this Thursday, June 25 at 6 p.m. CST. ESPN will broadcast the event and you can watch it online on WatchESPN.

Karl-Anthony Towns is expected to go first overall, with Jahlil Okafor and D'Angelo Russell completing the top three. Kristaps Porzingis, Justise Winslow, Mario Hezonja and Emmanuel Mudiay are in the mix to be selected in the top five.

The Spurs have the 26 and 55 picks in the draft and have worked out several guardswings and big men. Here's a comprehensive look at the Spurs' options. And here's who the experts are predicting the Spurs will pick.

There are rumors that they might try to trade uppotentially moving Tiago Splitter, or out of the first round altogether. No reports have emerged so far regarding what the Spurs really intend to do, which is not surprising considering how secretive the front office is.

Around the league there has been movement.

The Magic traded Luke Ridnour to the Grizzlies for the rights to a Latvian forward named Janis Timma. The Grizzlies then flipped Ridnour to the Hornets for Matt Barnes.

The Hornets made two trades. They sent out Noah Vonleh and Gerald Henderson to the Trail Blazers for Nicolas Batum and Ridnour's non-guaranteed contract to the Thunder for Jeremy Lamb.

Kevin Love, Monta Ellis, David West and J.R. Smith, among others, have opted out of their current contracts and will become free agents.

Things are about to get weird. Let's chat.