Ekpe Udoh to Warriors?

June 23rd, 2010 by FootBasket Leave a reply »
According to multiple sources, the Golden State Warriors will select Ekpe Udoh at No.6 in Thursday's NBA Draft.

The former Baylor Bear would give them the defensive enforcer they need and the trading away of Corey Maggette opens the door for Udoh to start at small forward.

He has the ability to play both forward positions and would be a great defender against Western Conference small forwards like Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant.

Udoh is one of the best shot blockers in this draft class and I say Udoh is the best post defender in the draft at his posistion.

Even though Udoh's offense is still raw, he can improve by leaps and bounds with Don Nelson as his coach. Udoh could turn into a great mid-range sharp shooter and maybe a post playing small forward.

The Warriors starting lineup would be a good defensive unit adding Udoh and sliding Anthony Randolph into the starting lineup.

He just fits well with Golden State. According to many sources close to the Warriors, they have Udoh rated ahead of Greg Monroe.

Golden State could get a great defensive gem with Udoh. He could be the missing piece for t ...

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