Asked if he could still net a star at No. 9, Perry said, “You never know. You look around and Utah had good success where they were [Donovan Mitchell, at No. 13 last year]. A lot of times in the draft everybody has to be careful. A lot of it is fit, too. Some guys may get drafted in a particular place where it’s not a great fit initially or it is a great fit.
“I think that’s the important thing for us — finding the personality whose game is the closest fit to how we want to play and what we want to be.”