After a bleak 2011-12 campaign that saw the Golden State Warriors finish fourth in the Pacific Conference, the Bay's basketball liaisons are one of six teams with multiple first round picks in Thursday's NBA draft. With two second round selections waiting in the wings, the 2012 draft could completely re-sculpt and redirect the franchise.
The Warriors have viable cornerstones in point guard Stephen Curry, shooting guard Klay Thompson and power forward David Lee. With a strong rookie class, Golden State can scamper back into contention.
Check out a few bold predictions for the Warriors come draft night.