Golden State Warriors' Jeremy Pargo against Miami Heat in NBA game at Chase Center in San Francisco, Calif., on Monday, February 10, 2020. Photo: Scott Strazzante / The Chronicle

The Golden State Warriors have officially protected their first round pick following the 86-116 loss to the LA Lakers.

The Warriors will have the opportunity to pick among the league’s top young talent to add to their fold.

Golden State now instead owes Brooklyn a 2025 second rounder.