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2012 NBA Draft Rumors: Cavaliers and Trail Blazers Trying to Move Up to Draft Bradley Beal

According to I Am a GM , the Cleveland Cavaliers and Portland Trail Blazers are trying to trade ...

According to I Am a GM, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Portland Trail Blazers are trying to trade both of their first-round picks to the Charlotte Bobcats to move up and draft Bradley Beal.

Cleveland is offering the fourth and 24th pick, while Portland is offering their sixth and 11th pick. Both teams need a shooting guard, so it makes sense to try and snag Beal.

Beal stands at 6-5 and is the most explosive guard in this year's draft. I compare him to Eric Gordon, but without all of the injury issues.

I have him as the third best player on my draft big board. Beal can hit the jumper and get to the rim with ease. He would immediately make an impact on whatever team drafts him.

 Beal has that "it" factor where he could come in and become a star right away. He'll be a lot to handle in the NBA.

He is taken to Cleveland at four in my first mock draft.

Beal would fit greatly next to Kyrie Irving in Cleveland by having the best, young backcourt in the NBA for years to come. He would take the load off of Irving as well.

Cleveland is the perfect fit for Beal to mesh with Irving and become a deadly duo.

Portland has had a hole at guard since Brandon Roy unexpectedly retired before this season began. Beal would come in and fill that easily. LaMarcus Aldridge and him would be a great guard/forward duo in the Western Conference.

 Portland and Cleveland are on the trail of getting the best guard in the draft class, but the question is if the Bobcats will accept any deal for the second pick?

We'll keep you updated and see if Charlotte accepts one of these deals.

Evan Sidery is a beat writer for FootBasket. He is a fan of the Colts and Pacers. You can see more about him by following him on Twitter. 
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