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By the way, I’m open to changing the field at the last minute if people make a compelling argument, but you have to tell me not only who to include but also who to REMOVE.

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Gotta go with EJ

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Legit curious about who the Rockets are targeting at #26 — they must have a few players they’re really high on from this list to make a trade like that https://twitter.com/wojespn/status/1537239570965667840?s=21&t=FLnUQcFKadcFJT5lBnKXrQ

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I don't know who any of these people are but I know that if we don't get a Jokic-level steal in this draft I'll be extremely disappointed and #firebob and all that.

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As I have never seen any of these guys play I feel like I am uniquely qualified to offer an unbiased opinion.

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Jun 15, 2022Liked by Eric Apricot

If I do the draft vote thing this year, would people want to start all the way from the top? Or do something similar to this, rank the picks that are likely to be in our range?

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Jun 15, 2022Liked by Duby Dub Dubs

No, seriously...Is Klay okay? That man turned his ankle about as far as it could and didn't bitch about it all after a few limps lol

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Blake Wesley looks interesting... he's also the only person I've watched draft previews on so far though... 15 more to go.

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i haven’t followed the prospects at all this year. who are we looking at? another lengthy wing? the next draymond? or another lengthy playmaking guard to play alongside poole in the future?

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My favorites at this draft position -- based on extensive YouTube scouting report research -- are probably LaRavia, Williams, Jovic and Moore.

Would it be nice to add a defensive big to the roster? Sure... but seven footers who fall this far probably fall for a reason ... so I'm just not sure about Kessler or Koloko. The one thing I do find intriguing about Koloko is he's crazy athletic for his size and seems to be a guy who is improving year over year because he is still learning the game ... so ... would he be an interesting guy to pick and then develop in Santa Cruz for a year or two in case Wiseman's health never turns a corner? Maybe... but again... the kind of seven footer who's falling to the end of the first round probably isn't a great fit for today's game/the Warriors style of play...

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Jun 15, 2022Liked by Eric Apricot

I remember back in the middle of the season when the calls for Ws needing a big were loudest, looking up Koloko and liking that he was athletic rim protector who shot 72% from the line. That's about the extent of my draft research this year lol

Jovic seems like an obvious pick at 28, in that I would be very surprised he'd still be there at 28.

From a need standpoint, I feel like a big Point Guard or playmaking/facilitating Wing who can play next to Poole would be ideal. Though, perhaps that need is best filled with Free Agency.

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Jun 15, 2022·edited Jun 15, 2022Liked by Eric Apricot, Nate P

I say we add in the obvious choice of Caleb Houston because he's at Michigan and is a big body. We've had success with players drafted out of Michigan.

We should remove Liddel because he's at Ohio State and we just don't need that sort of negativity on the team, or Jovic because he's clearly getting drafted by Denver.

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Jun 15, 2022Liked by Eric Apricot, Duby Dub Dubs

Thank you so much for doing this! It must take a ton of work, but it will be so freaking cool when we have a where are they now All-Star team of DNHQ draft picks.

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Did the Warriors meet with Moody and/or Kuminga last year prior to the draft?

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Seeing this makes me wonder... how is Nico Mannion doing right now?

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Jun 15, 2022·edited Jun 15, 2022

I will be that guy who says I do not care at all that Alondes Williams wore a Mr. Escobar shirt and that would be a terrible reason not to draft him.

I would add in Dalen Terry but I do not know enough about most of the players to say to take someone out so I dunno lol. Is Keels really a guy the Warriors would pick?

EDIT: DFIB says Terry may be late lottery so forget it, I have no suggestions.

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