Why DEN, ATL may land a star in '14 draft

Most serious fans of the Denver Nuggets and Atlanta Hawks are likely well aware of this, but the rest of you may need a little catching up ... Denver gets the New York Knicks' unprotected first-round pick in 2014, while Atlanta has the option to swap its first-rounder with Brooklyn.

So with the Knicks (3-13) and Nets (5-13) off to the type of starts few could have predicted, the Nuggets and Hawks both could be in a position to wind up with a high lottery pick and a potential star in the 2014 draft. Here are some of the players each team could target if that winds up being the case: