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Today's links:

  • Kansas forward Thomas Robinson, a D.C. native, seemed very enthusiastic about the possibility of returning to play in his hometown. [Wizards Insider]
  • Maurice Evans appears to be one of Robinson's biggest fans. In a radio interview, he said that he thinks the Wizards may have been better off without the No. 1 pick, because he's not sold on Anthony Davis' scoring ability. He later said Robinson would fit in great. [106.7 The Fan]
  • Despite this, Lee predicts the Wizards will take Bradley Beal. [Washington Post]
  • Another prediction that Beal will be the guy. [Washingtonian]
  • Andy Hutchins, who runs our Florida blog Alligator Army and is a fellow SBNation.com-er, explains why Beal should be the Wizards' choice. [Mister Irrelevant]
  • On Wiz of Awes, above_legit, who also posts on here, makes the case against picking Michael Kidd-Gilchrist. [Wiz of Awes]
  • In case you missed it, Ric Bucher reported the Wizards may have considered replacing Randy Wittman had they won the lottery. [ESPN]
  • One Eastern Conference personnel man says that "some guys" in the league think Bradley Beal can be a superstar. [GatorSports.com]
  • Three early scouting tips on who the Wizards should draft. I disagree with No. 3. [WUSA9]
  • John Wall says he'd like another power forward and a veteran shooting guard. [SB Nation D.C.]
  • Potential free-agent target Eric Gordon says he's still going to test free agency this summer despite the Hornets winning the No. 1 pick, which was kind of a given. [Yahoo! Sports]
  • One team might be out of the Gordon sweepstakes, though. In a press conference, Larry Bird said it's not the Indiana Pacers' "style" to go after restricted free agents. [Pacers.com, Swarm and Sting]
  • Here's a great piece to quell the doubts of those who think the lottery is fixed. [Sports Illustrated]
  • The Wizards immediately put together a team store sale once they got the third pick. [DC Sports Bog]
  • Thanks to putting Thabo Sefolosha on Tony Parker, the Thunder easily won Game 3. [SB Nation]