The Golden State Warriors are still fighting for a postseason berth. They are one game out of the eighth spot in the Western Conference and it has been because of the heroics of Steph Curry. The team will be fighting for their fate in the playoffs but the front office could have an eye on the NBA draft. Their pick will be determined at the lottery.
The Warriors sent D’Angelo Russell to the Minnesota Timberwolves and in return, Golden State received a first-round pick. That pick is for the 2021 NBA Draft unless Minnesota lands in the top three. With this being likely, the Warriors might have to wait until 2022.
Next year, the draft pick will be unprotected and the Warriors will be able to pick wherever Minnesota lands. Either way, the Warriors will be able to land an intriguing prospect in the draft.
Golden State is playing their second-straight season without Klay Thompson. He suffered a torn Achilles in the offseason and the Warriors have been forced to play without one of the best shooters in the game.
Curry has done all he can to keep the Warriors in the race for the postseason. This is where the Warriors could add another top prospect and get Thompson back in the same year.
When looking at the position the Warriors could be, there are plenty of options. Here are three options for the Warriors when they are on the clock in July.