Obviously, nobody really knows whether Thursday’s draft selection of Baylor power forward Ekpe Udoh is a genius or bonehead move. We can read all the scouting report and analysis that’s out there, but until we see him on the court, in the Warriors’ system, we won’t really know. That being said, I’m in the camp (it seems to be a small one) that likes this pick. If DeMarcus Cousins had dropped past the Kings at No. 5, I think it… Read More »
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The Sacramento Kings selected Kentucky big man DeMarcus Cousins, so for those Warriors fans who were hoping he would slip to No. 6, I’m sorry. The Warriors drafted Baylor PF Ekpe Udoh with the sixth overall pick. It wasn’t a smoke-screen after all. I’ll have more on this later. Enjoy the rest of the draft!
ESPN’s Chad Ford will have four mock drafts today, versions 7.0, 7.1, 7.2 and 7.3. Yes, he’s a little crazy. Regardless, version 7.0 is out and Ford has the Warriors selecting Ekpe Udoh. Here’s what Ford wrote about the pick: The Warriors are talking to a number of teams about potential trades and it looks like the No. 6 pick is up for grabs. The cost, however, is high. The Warriors want whoever takes the pick to also take the… Read More »
Here’s my mock draft for the top 14 picks in Thursday’s draft. This mock is running on C1 of The Press Democrat sports section Thursday. The Warriors hold the No. 6 overall pick in the first round of today’s NBA draft (4:30 p.m., ESPN). Rumors have the Warriors selecting Baylor power forward Ekpe Udoh or Georgetown center Greg Monroe if one of the top five players doesn’t slide to the sixth pick. The following, a mock draft, is sure to… Read More »
ESPN’s Chad Ford reports that if DeMarcus Cousins is off the board at No. 6 (he is expected to be drafted in the top five selections), the Warriors are leaning towards Ekpe Udoh and not Greg Monroe as previously reported. The reason? Monroe had a poor workout with Golden State over the weekend. Here’s what Ford had to say: If the Kings take Cousins at 5, we’re left with an interesting scenario at No. 6 in Golden State. We’ve had… Read More »