Warriors take Patrick Baldwin Jr. with late first-round pick

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The Mercury News

SAN FRANCISCO — While some of the Warriors are still celebrating the NBA title they won one week ago, Golden State’s brass turned its attention to what’s to come. The Warriors added a future prospect with their 2022 first-round NBA draft pick, selecting 19-year-old guard/forward Patrick Baldwin Jr. 28th overall. A star out of high school, Baldwin’s freshman season at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee was cut short due to an injury. He averaged 12.1 points and 5.8 rebounds in 11 games. Coming off their fourth NBA title in eight years, the Warriors are early favorites to repeat as champions …

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