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Golden State not enamored with any of the projected top 2020 NBA Draft picks

Steve Kerr, Steph Curry, Obi Toppin

The Golden State Warriors are well en route to a top pick in the 2020 NBA Draft.

At 6-24, the Dubs currently have a share of the worst record in the NBA, and there is a real chance that neither Klay Thompson nor Stephen Curry play again this season.

But despite having a golden–no pun intended–opportunity to potentially land a top talent this summer, the Warriors are reportedly not very high on any of the top prospects (via Connor Letourneau of the San Francisco Chronicle):

The Warriors aren’t infatuated with anyone projected to go within the first couple of selections, a league source told The Chronicle. One player who could intrigue Golden State is Dayton forward Obi Toppin, who, like Murray State’s Ja Morant last year, has used a torrid start to his sophomore season to emerge as a potential top-5 pick. At 6-foot-9, 220 pounds, Toppin is a strong, versatile big man who can hit open jumpers, throw down highlight-worthy dunks, defend multiple positions and dive for loose balls.

The Warriors do not figure to take LaMelo Ball given Curry’s presence at the point guard position, but they seemingly have needs on the wings and in the paint that could be filled by a number of players.

Toppin would be an interesting choice as a versatile forward that could fit into Golden State’s perimeter-oriented system. Georgia freshman Anthony Edwards could make for another intriguing option, as could former Memphis center James Wiseman. A lot might depend on what the Warriors decide to do with D’Angelo Russell after this season.

Golden State also may elect to trade their pick for assets, though it was previously reported that the Dubs were likely to retain any pick inside the top five.