Source: Victor Oladipo, Ben McLemore top Wolves' draft board
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The Minnesota Timberwolves hadn't given up hopes of trading up for shooting guards Victor Oladipo or Ben McLemore in the hours leading up to Thursday's NBA Draft.
But the price remained high, a source told 1500ESPN.com's Darren "Doogie" Wolfson, and the most likely scenario continued to be the Wolves would end up staying at No. 9.
Oladipo, from Indiana, was the No. 1 player on the Wolves' draft board, the source said. McLemore, from Kansas, was No. 2.
If the Wolves did stay at No. 9, according to the source, they would have their eye on three players: Georgia shooting guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Indiana power forward Cody Zeller and Lehigh point guard C.J. McCollum, in that order.
The draft was scheduled to begin around 6:30 Thursday night.