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Top 5 Biggest NBA Draft Busts Of All Time

With the NBA Draft just around the corner, let’s take a look at the Top 5 biggest draft busts of all time.


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Warriors Preparing For Draft As If Team Has Picks

While preparing for next week’s NBA draft is not out of the ordinary for most teams, the Golden State Warriors are operating under a different set of circumstances. They have no picks because of prior trades and are already squeezed for salary cap space.


Allen Crabbe of the Cal Golden Bears. (AP Photo)

Cal Guard Allen Crabbe Entering NBA Draft

Pac-12 Player of the Year and leading scorer Allen Crabbe will forego his senior season at California and enter this summer’s NBA draft.


Harrison Barnes talks to the media after being selected number seven overall by the Golden State Warriors during the 2012 NBA Draft at the Prudential Center on June 28, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey. (Copyright 2012 NBAE/Ray Amati/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pick-By-Pick Warriors Draft Grades

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.


Harrison Barnes shakes hands with NBA Commissioner David Stern after being selected number seven overall by the Golden State Warriors during the 2012 NBA Draft at the Prudential Center on June 28, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey. (Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Select Barnes With 7th Pick In NBA Draft

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.


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2 Potential Draft Busts The Warriors Must Avoid

In the past few days, I’ve written about some players the Golden State Warriors would be wise to select in the 2012 NBA Draft, and jokingly, a couple guys they might take if former GMs were still in charge. Now it’s time to get serious.


David Lee #10 of the Golden State Warriors lays the ball up against the New Orleans Hornets on March 28, 2012 at Oracle Arena in Oakland. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Have Options To Add Big Man In Draft

You don’t need advanced statistics to realize that the Warriors didn’t defend or rebound last year. If you watched the games, those weaknesses were clear.


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Warriors Keep NBA Draft Lottery Pick, Jazz Lose Out

The Warriors stayed in the seventh spot Wednesday night, just high enough for the franchise to keep its protected lottery pick.


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Warriors Need Loss In Final Game To Keep Top Draft Pick

Golden State (23-42) owns the eighth-worst record in the league but has to finish in the bottom seven to keep its protected 2012 first-round pick.


Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors. (Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Warriors Win Could Jeopardize Their Draft Position

The Golden State Warriors overcame a 21 point deficit to beat the Timberwolves 93-88 Sunday night. The win could jeopardize a top draft choice for the Warriors.