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“Based on the rumors we’ve heard the last week or so,” he said, “I don’t anticipate any of those things to take place today, tomorrow, or the next day.”

Kupchak called much of the trade speculation that has surfaced “agent-driven.”

“I think other teams have been exploring major moves with us,” Kupchak said. “I think we’ve been consistent over the last month or so that it’s not our goal to look to break up this team. Certainly we’ll look to explore opportunities, but we’re not out there dialing 27, 28 teams. That’s not what we’re doing.”

One person who wasn’t actively involved in the draft process was new head coach Mike Brown.

Brown was hired in May and is currently finalizing his coaching staff and settling his family in Southern California. He said he trusted the front office to handle the draft responsibilities.

“For me to come in and try to influence my opinion on this draft doesn’t make sense,” Brown said. “Those guys have been at it for many years and have been at this particular draft for the whole year, if not the last couple years.”

Brown has slowly begun meeting with his new players and said he’s comfortable moving forward with the current roster.

“I love this team,” he said. “And I think this team is built to win championships. I’m excited about coaching the guys we have.”