10 best Golden State Warrior draft choices since 1990

Stephen Curry is rapidly closing in on the NBA's record for most made three-pointers. [Image Source: Flickr | Pietro Di Russo]
Stephen Curry is rapidly closing in on the NBA's record for most made three-pointers. [Image Source: Flickr | Pietro Di Russo]

The top-three on the list have been a part of each of the Warriors' three championship runs.

Continuing with the series of top 10 draft picks since 1990, let's now move on to the Golden State Warriors who have experienced quite a bit of success, recently, and are currently playing in the NBA Finals.

In order to make this list, the player must have actually been drafted by the Warriors. Only the player's impact with Golden State is considered (players like Marco Belinelli and Tyrone Hill had more success after leaving the Warriors). Where the player was selected makes a difference (if a 30th overall pick had about as much impact as a third overall pick, then the 30th overall pick will be higher).

All draft picks were found at Basketball Reference.

1

Stephen Curry - First round, seventh overall (2009)

Known, by most, as the best shooter in NBA history, Curry has won back-to-back MVPs (2014-15 and 2015-16), three NBA championships (possibly four), and already has 16,315 points in his career. According to Adam Fromal of NBA Math, he is averaging 32.4 points with a 60.7 true shooting percentage thus far in the NBA Finals this year, numbers that have only been matched by Michael Jordan, Shaquille O'Neal, Kevin Durant, and LeBron James.

2

Draymond Green - Second round, 35th overall (2012)

Also a three-time (possibly four) NBA champion, Green was the 2016-17 Defensive Player of the Year, has made the All-Defensive First Team three times (made Second Team last two seasons), and has averaged at least 6.9 assists each of the last four seasons as a forward.

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