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Warriors sell No. 58 pick to the Jazz

After acquiring two second-rounders, the Warriors sold their own.

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The Golden State Warriors have sold the No. 58 pick in the 2019 NBA Draft to the Utah Jazz. Utah used the pick to select Yale shooting guard Miye Oni.

Selling their second-round pick wasn’t particularly surprising. The Warriors had already made a pair of trades to acquire picks higher up in the second round.

A trade with the New Orleans Pelicans netted the Warriors the No. 39 pick, which they used on Alen Smailagic. A trade with the Atlanta Hawks gave Golden State the No. 41 pick, which was used on Erich Paschall.

Having four draft picks was more than they needed, especially that late in the draft.

Since the draft only goes 60 players deep, it’s likely that whoever the Warriors would have picked at No. 58 will be available in free agency. If they jump on it, they can sign a player if they feel strongly.

One name to look out for is center Jontay Porter, who went undrafted. Porter was pegged as a late pick in most mock drafts, but graded out well in many advanced stats.

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