There is no more speculation. The Warriors now own the No. 2 pick in the 2020 NBA Draft after the ping pong balls bounced that way in Thursday's lottery.
This of course sparked debate of who the Warriors should take with such a high draft pick. Names like Anthony Edwards, LaMelo Ball, James Wiseman and Obi Toppin still all are being connected to Golden State. But with a healthy Steph Curry and Klay Thompson, plus Draymond Green and Andrew Wiggins, should the Warriors trade their top pick for a star?
Many experts believe that's the most likely road for the Warriors. And because we all love wild hypotheticals, that of course means whipping up fake trades to get Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo to the Warriors. Twitter was flooded after the lottery with fake general managers flexing their trade muscles.
Here are just a few of the many fake trades.
Minnesota should offer their 2020 pick (no. 1) to Golden State for Minnesota's unprotected 2021 first now that it's settled as no. 1 overall.— Ian Kenyon (@IanKenyonNFL) August 21, 2020
Golden State should then offer picks 1, 2, Wiggins, and unprotected firsts in 2022, 2024 for Giannis.
I'm geeked about the Dubs 2nd overall pick for one reason....this future trade:— Justin🤙🏽 (@OP__Justin) August 21, 2020
Dubs: Andrew Wiggins, Eric Paschall, 2020 2nd overall pick, 2021 1st round pick, 2021 1st round pick (via Minnesota)
Bucks: Giannis Antetokounpo pic.twitter.com/CS532HrhAe
*IF* Giannis told the Bucks he was leaving— Eric Rosenthal (@ericsports) August 21, 2020
#2 Overall pick + Wolves 2021 1st + 2023 1st + 2025 1st + Draymond Green + Andrew Wiggins + Jordan Poole + Eric Paschall
Giannis Antetokounmpo + George Hill + Ersan Ilyasova
Bucks fans, I get it. You don't WANT to trade Giannis. And obviously, neither does your organization. But if you get upset early, and Giannis demands a trade, then you have no choice. Is this an acceptable package from Golden State?— ⁶ °𝓖𝓪𝓰𝓮💯🔥🏀 (@BooneGage) August 21, 2020
If not, what more would you want? pic.twitter.com/pBe2CGXcx1
Until Giannis re-signs with the Bucks, these kind of fake trades aren't going anywhere. No matter how ridiculous this all feels (very ridiculous) the world of Twitter GMs still is as strong as ever.
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Giannis-Warriors fake trades flood Twitter after 2020 NBA Draft Lottery originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area