Commentary

Should Clippers trade No. 1 pick?

Thoughts on Yao to Cleveland in 2010, whether the Clips should trade down and more

Updated: May 26, 2009, 3:38 PM ET
By John Hollinger | ESPN.com


1. Quick note for you Cleveland Cavaliers fans thinking that the team's deal with a Chinese company means Yao Ming is somehow in the bag for 2010: Yao would have to opt out of a final year of his contract, which is valued at $17 million, and there's no way he'll get that kind of money for a single season in the current environment, especially with his injury history.