Please Register or Log in to Remove this Advertisement! True dat. Like Emery said at the Combine. It tough to get enough value to make the trade anymore. With the new CBA teams value draft picks like never before because it means a stock of cheap players. Some become immediate starters, some back up and play STeams and some get cut but most of them are far less expensive than the long term vets they're drafted to replace. Teams don't relish the idea of trading away mid round picks especially in a deep draft because that's where a lot of the value picks come from. Those guys are intended to become starters and you can lock them up cheap for four years. The other problem I see is whether or not you can get the same caliber of player at 20 or 25 as you can get at 15 and that seldom figures into the equation. You may get compensation in the way of picks for the difference in value but those are later picks so you may be giving up an impact player for a bunch of role players. I believe that if you do it then it should be because the player you want will still be there so might as well take advantage of someone else's panic that a player they want may not. Also, if you hold a premium pick never sell it cheap. Always get more than the value charts say you should or walk away from it. If the other guy wants your pick badly enough he'll pay for it.