Found July 02, 2013 on
Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets Draft Grades
By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff…
* Both teams had just one pick and they were in the 30′s so I combined them in one article.
Pick 30: Nemanja Nedovic- SG- Serbia
- The Warriors wanted to trade back into the first round and apparently this is the guy they wanted. Nedovic is apparently an excellent athlete, who can really score the ball. They needed a scoring punch off of the bench and Nedovic will apperently come to the states and he could make a difference in his rookie year. He has high upside and if they lose Jarrett Jack, he could have a role earlier than expected. He seems to be a very interesting prospect, however if they truly wanted a scorer, there were far better ones available. Isaiah Canaan, Jamaal Franklin, Pierre Jackson and Allen Crabbe all would have been better choices. Nedovic does have talent and it is always hard to see how a young European player’s style will translate to the states, so it’s har...
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