The Golden State Warriors have turned their attention to the off-season having the worst record in the NBA, before the season halt due to the current public health crisis. With no hope of getting in the post-season, Golden State is highly unlikely to resume play, if the season returns.
The last year’s NBA finalists are expected to choose a player from the “upper echelon” of the 2020 NBA draft. According to the San Fransisco Chronicle beat writer Connor Letourneau, the Warriors got Tyrese Haliburton, Issac Okoro and Israeli forward Deni Avdija high on their draft board, should they not land the No.1 pick of the 2020 NBA Draft.
Here is what Letourneau wrote in a recent mailbag on the SFC:
“Should the Warriors not land the No. 1 pick, the three players I’m hearing are high on Golden State’s draft board are Iowa State’s Tyrese Haliburton, Israel’s Deni Avdija and Auburn’s Isaac Okoro.”
Haliburton, an NBA-ready guard, played in Iowa State for two seasons, before declaring for the draft. At the same time, Issac Okoro has the reputation of a versatile defensive wing. Finally, Deni Avdija, Maccabi Tel Aviv’s versatile forward, is known as a capable ball-handler and underrated finisher, especially in the open court.