7. Golden State â€“ Harrison Barnes
6-8, 210 lbs. SF/SG
North Carolina, So
Harrison Barnes was never Kobe Bryant. But he’s a solid player who has the look of someone who’s going to average 15-20 points a night for a long time in the NBA. His athletic test marks were OFF THE CHARTS. He has perhaps the best pull-up jumper in the draft (even if he’s very predictable with it). Barnes has everything you need to succeed in the NBA, and coming out of a basketball hotbed like UNC can only help.
Last year, Golden State picked Klay Thompson, and now with Barnes, they’re set for a long time at the wing spots.
Thankfully, the Warriors didn’t go all in for Drummond. They took the sure thing, and can now lineup with a group headlined by Steph Curry, Thompson and Barnes that’ll surely rain hell from outside.
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