Notable NBA Draft Trades Of Lottery Era

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1986: Dallas trades draft rights to Mark Price (25th overall, '86) for a second-round pick in '89

Then Cavs GM Wayne Embry found a well-suited complement for 1986 No. 1 pick Brad Daugherty for a minimal fee -- a second-round pick in '89 to the Mavs. Price guided Cleveland to the playoffs seven times in nine seasons while posting an impressive 40.2 percent three-point mark for his career and the NBA's best-ever free-throw mark (90.4 percent). Not bad for a second-rounder.

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