Rookie Harrison Barnes scored 19 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, making a pair of critical free throws in the final minute to help the Golden State Warriors hold off the short-handed Atlanta Hawks 92-88 on Wednesday night.
David Lee and rookie Harrison Barnes each scored 16 points, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Phoenix Suns 107-92 on Tuesday night to close out their preseason.
The Golden State Warriors will send Dorell Wright to the Philadelphia 76ers in a three-team trade that will net guard Jarrett Jack from the New Orleans Hornets.
Luckily, the franchise has had years of practice with high draft picks as last night’s selection was their 12th appearance in the past 12 draft lotteries (two lottery picks in 2001, none in 2007). This year they snapped up Harrison Barnes with pick number seven.
The Golden State Warriors have selected North Carolina small forward Harrison Barnes with the No. 7 overall pick in the NBA draft, giving the franchise a potent player at a position that desperately needs depth.