Final analysis: Udoh the right pick

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 [...]

By | June 24th, 2010|14 Comments

Update: Warriors draft Udoh with sixth pick

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 [...]

By | June 24th, 2010|11 Comments

NBA draft: Morning links

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 [...]

By | June 24th, 2010|0 Comments

Lottery mock draft

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 [...]

By | June 23rd, 2010|2 Comments

Warriors leaning towards Udoh?

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 [...]

By | June 23rd, 2010|6 Comments