McCloughan's Departure Coming At Odd Time Premium Story

Peyton Manning was not available
Peyton Manning was not available
By Michael Erler
SFI Staff Writer
Date: Mar 18, 2010

Sports, like most aspects of life, is all about timing. The NBA's San Antonio Spurs had the first pick in the 1997 draft (thanks to David Robinson being injured for most of the year) and they took Tim Duncan. The Los Angeles Clippers had it the next year and took Michael Olowokandi. Both teams took the consensus best player available. It was the timing that made one look smart and the other dumb.

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