NBA mock draft 2019: Projected picks after lottery order is finalized


NBA mock draft 2019: Projected picks after lottery order is finalized

The 2019-20 postseason has whittled down to just four teams. The other 26 squads are in full-blown draft preparation.  

Tuesday’s lottery finalized the order for the 2019 NBA Draft. Prospects are already preparing for the combine, which kicks off later this week in Chicago. 

Predraft camps are around the corner, as are individual and group workouts for players. 

Plenty will change between now and the start of the draft on June 20, but here is a look at NBC Sports California’s 2019 Mock Draft 2.0. 


Warriors reveal six jersey designs ahead of first Chase Center season

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Warriors reveal six jersey designs ahead of first Chase Center season

The Warriors will open up the 2020 season in some new digs at the Chase Center in San Francisco. And they're going to do it sporting some new threads, the team announced on Tuesday.

There will be six variations of uniforms with details of each as listed in a press release.

The Association Edition will highlight the Warriors jerseys fans know and love with the team's Global logo symbol to signify the impact the team has universally. The design was first introduced to the world before the 2010-11 season. However, it received a bit of a facelift with an updated, more accurate portrayal of the eastern span of the Bay Bridge. 

The Icon Edition is pretty much the blue version of the Association uniform with the team's yellow Global logo on the chest. Those yellow sleeves are fire, though.

The Bay Statement Edition is just that, a uniform that makes a statement. It possesses the team's new "The Bay" logo which shows off a landscape of seaside cliffs overlooking the water with a bit of a vintage feel. The Bay Area fog makes an appearance on the logo since even on a uniform, we can't escape it, which also has a scene reminiscent of the Golden Gate prior to the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge. 

The Town -- City Edition is a tribute to the city of Oakland that has seen it all. This uniform was introduced during the 2017-18 season with the Oakland city logo in white set on a black jersey. This thread celebrates the Oakland community and its support for the team.

The San Francisco -- Classic edition is more of a throwback version to the Warriors' original Bay Area jersey worn upon the team's arrival to SF from Philadelphia in 1962. The city's name is written across the chest on the white jersey with navy, gold and red stripes on the sleeves and collar. A very Jackie Moon-esque, but a classicly retro look nonetheless.

Finally, the City -- Classic Edition jerseys that were designed by the team's 1966-67 owner Franklin Mieuli creates a marriage of the iconic symbols of the Golden Gate Bridge on the front and a cable car on the back of the yellow jersey. The team has sported this throwback several times over the years.

The Warriors' logo created a new, custom font ahead of the move across the bridge along with the more accurate depiction of the bridge itself. 





NBA rumors: Warriors 'looming threat' for Giannis Antetokounmpo in free agency

NBA rumors: Warriors 'looming threat' for Giannis Antetokounmpo in free agency

The retired Shaun Livingston was the last Warrior to wear No. 34. Will the next one be NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo? 

While it sounds wild and surely would set NBA Twitter ablaze once again, crazier things have happened. The Warriors always will be a threat to sign a star, and the Greek Freak is no exception. 

"The one team lurking out there -- I don't know how this would happen -- but the Warriors have always been the big threat to go after Giannis," ESPN's Ramona Shelbourne said Monday on "The Jump." 

The Bucks superstar shares the same agency as Warriors star Steph Curry and has the same agent as Steph's brother Seth. He is friends with the Curry family, and the New York Times' Marc Stein reported in February that the Warriors have "internally mused about a run at Giannis."

"It would be a difficult construction to make happen, but that is the one looming threat," Shelbourne said. "It comes down to what kind of guy is Giannis. What does he want his legacy to be? Is he the kind of guy who stays with one team his entire career and tries to bring a championship to Milwaukee or does he pull a Kevin Durant and go join a group of super friends?"

Antetokounmpo becomes a free agent after the 2020-21 season. Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green all will be on the books at that time with contracts that total at least $100 million.

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The 24-year-old Antetokounmpo took home the league's highest honor last season when he posted 27.7 points, 12.5 rebounds and 5.9 assists per game. He already is a three-time All-NBA selection, three-time All-Star and twice has been voted to the All-Defensive team.

With a brand new arena and a hunger for more championships, the Warriors' front office will do anything they can to bring Giannis to the Bay Area. The summer of 2021 could be a big one in San Francisco.