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Warriors land Tennessee commit Julian Phillips in For The Win’s 2023 NBA mock draft

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While veterans like Steph CurryKlay Thompson and Draymond Green headline the Golden State Warriors roster, Steve Kerr’s lineup also boasts an impressive stable of intriguing prospects.

Led by top picks Jonathan KumingaMoses Moody and James Wiseman, the Warriors recently added three more young prospects in the 2022 NBA draft. In July’s draft, Golden State landed Milwaukee’s Patrick Baldwin Jr. in the first round along with Toldeo’s Ryan Rollins and Brazil’s Gui Santos in the second round.

Although the Warriors are busy retooling before defending their title for the 2022-23 season, it’s never too early to see who could be available in the 2023 NBA draft.

For The Win’s Bryan Kalbrosky released his first NBA mock draft for 2023, featuring a class that could potentially with prospects like France’s Victor Wembanyama and G League Ignite guard Scoot Henderson.

With the No. 28 pick in For The Win’s mock, the Warriors ended up with Tennessee commit Julian Phillips.

Via For The Win:

Originally committed to LSU, Link Academy’s Julian Phillips is a five-star recruit who will now instead attend Tennessee. He is a good shooter with a promising 3-and-D archetype who could make a big splash playing for coach Rick Barnes next season.

Read Kalbrosky’s full 2023 mock via For The Win here.

Before heading to Knoxville, the 6-foot-8 small forward played high school ball at the Link Academy in Branson, Missouri. Phillips received offers from schools like LSU, Auburn, Clemson, South Carolina, Florida State and USC. The South Carolina product is labeled as a five-star recruit in the ESPN 100 and 247’s composite rankings. In his final season of high school hoops, Phillips was named a McDonald’s All-American.

Watch Phillips’ highlights via YouTube:

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