The Golden State Warriors found themselves in a precarious position in 2011-12 with their first-round draft pick. Because of a prior trade, the Warriors would have had to convey their first-round pick this past summer to the Utah Jazz had the pick been the No. 8 pick or worse.
Fortunately for the Warriors, they wound up with the No. 7 pick and got to keep ittaking North Carolina small forward Harrison Barnes.
But the Warriors arent out of the woods with that pick yet. Heres a look at where the Warriors stand in terms of their upcoming draft picks:
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Year 1st round
2013 Own or to Utah via Brooklyn (top-six protected)
2014 Own or to Utah via Brooklyn (top-six protected)
Year 2nd round
2013 To Orlando via New York and Denver
2014 Own or to Utah via Brooklyn (If Warriors do not satisfy their obligation to send Utah via Brooklyn a first-round pick by 2014)
2015 To Indiana
2016 Own or to Utah via Brooklyn (If Warriors do not satisfy their obligation to send Utah via Brooklyn a first-round pick by 2014)