There’s plenty of speculation connecting Anthony Edwards and James Wiseman to the Warriors and their No. 2 overall pick in the upcoming 2020 NBA Draft. There isn’t as much noise surrounding Golden State and LaMelo Ball, however.
There are reasons for that, and yet, the Bay Area News Group’s Wes Goldberg won’t rule out that pairing. He previously reported that the Warriors believe guard — specifically point guard — is the strongest position in the draft, and Ball is widely considered to be the top prospect at that position.
That said, if the Warriors do draft a point guard early in the first round, he doesn’t necessarily expect it to be Ball.
“If they believe Ball is likely to develop into an All-Star, they will be prepared to draft him,” Goldberg wrote in a recent mailbag. “However, they are also high on another point guard: Iowa State’s Tyrese Haliburton.