Patrick Baldwin Jr. Draft Scouting Report: Pro Comparison, Updated Warriors Roster

Erin WalshJune 24, 2022

GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA - NOVEMBER 18: Patrick Baldwin Jr. #23 of the Milwaukee Panthers looks on during the second half of a game against the Florida Gators at the Stephen C. O'Connell Center on November 18, 2021 in Gainesville, Florida. (Photo by James Gilbert/Getty Images)
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Milwaukee Panthers guard Patrick Baldwin Jr. was selected by the Golden State Warriors with the 28th pick in the 2022 NBA draft Thursday.

Bleacher Report Draft Expert Jonathan Wasserman's Scouting Report

Player: Patrick Baldwin Jr.

Position: SF

Height: 6'9"

Pro Comparison: Danilo Gallinari

Scouting Report: Teams will put more stock in Baldwin's shooting stroke than his numbers. It's worth questioning his burst for creating, but his shot-making is real and valuable for a 6'9" forward.

Patrick Baldwin Jr., SF/PF: Rookie contract

Stephen Curry, PG: $53.8M (2026)

Klay Thompson, SG: $38.0M (2024)

Andrew Wiggins, SF: $29.5M (2023)

Draymond Green, PF: $24.9M (2024)

James Wiseman, C: $9.9M (2024)

Jonathan Kuminga, SF/PF: $6.2M (2025)

Moses Moody, SG/SF: $4.3M (2025)

Jordan Poole, SG: $2.5M (2023)

Andre Iguodala, SF: UFA

Kevon Looney, PF: UFA

Otto Porter Jr., SF: UFA

Nemanja Bjelica, PF: UFA

Gary Payton II, PG: UFA

Damion Lee, SG: UFA

Juan Toscano-Anderson, SF: RFA

Quinndary Weatherspoon, SG: RFA

Chris Chiozza, PG: UFA

Baldwin appeared in only 11 games during his freshman year, averaging 12.1 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.5 assists while shooting 34.4 percent from the floor and 26.6 percent from deep.

The 19-year-old was ruled out for the season in February after suffering an ankle injury.