Nemanja Nedovic selected No. 30 by Warriors in NBA draft
The Warriors traded with the Suns and then selected Nemanja Nedovic with the No. 30 pick in the NBA draft on Thursday. Here’s a look at Nedovic and how he fits with Golden State:
Bio: Serbia| 22 years old | Shooting Guard
Vitals: 6-4, 198 pounds
2012-13 Statistics: 9.8 points, 2.5 rebounds, 2.1 assists, 0.8 steals, 36.7 percent shooting in 10 games Euroleague games (via DraftExpress)
Team Fit: Nedovic is an incredible athlete by any standards (his vertical was just an inch short of freak leaper Ben McLemore, per DraftExpress), but at the moment is a high-risk offensive player and a lacking perimeter defender. Still, his combo-guard skillset could eventually make him an interesting fit with the Warriors, as he’d be able to create for both Stephen Curry or Klay Thompson as a flexible reserve option. He’s not as consistent a shooter as you’d expect nor a particularly creative finisher inside, but handle and physical gifts alone make Nedovic worth a glance for a Warriors team in a position to make a play for guard depth with Jarrett Jack set to be a free agent.