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Simplest reason: a team doesn't really know if young talent is worth investing in until it sees it in playoff action.
Snap take of the 2015 NBA Draft Class' outfits: way too many guys trying waaaayyy too hard.
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Talk of the Lakers rising on LA's list & Cousins possibly joining them underscores this: LAL, no matter how bad, trumps attraction of NYK.