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Golden State Warriors
(19-63, 6th in Pacific, 42 games back)
DRAFT PICKS: (5)

1998 Draft Order
Round Pick Name School Position
   1 5 Vince Carter North Carolina 2G
Traded to the Toronto Raptors for Antawn Jamison and cash considerations

Team Strengths
  • Rebounding
  • Versatile Frontline
  • Team Statistics
      PPG FG% REBs TOs
    Warriors 88.3 (29th).413 (29th)45.9 (1st)16.7 (24th)
    Opponents 97.4 (18th).444 (12th)44.7 (26th)14.1 (27th)
    Weaknesses
  • Offense
  • Backcourt
  • Changes
  • Sprewell Situation
  • Needs
  • Point Guard
  • Jump Shooter
  • Low Post Scorer
  • Notes:
  • The worst Warriors season since '64-'65 when they finished 17-63
  • Warriors spent 4th straight season out of playoffs
  • They had the league's worst offense, finishing last in PPG, FG% and 3-point FG%. The Warriors also finished 25th in FT shooting
  • Sprewell played in only 14 games (1-13), and the team went 18-50 without him. Sprewell has never won a playoff series
  • Scored 100+ points in only nine games this year (6-3) and did not score 100 from December 18 through February 13th. A span of 32 games - an NBA record
  • Went 1-32 when allowing 100 or more points
  • Dropped the first nine games of the season and then things got really bad
  • Only three games this year were decided by three points or less (1-2)
  • Went 0-24 in games decided by 16 points or more
  • Donyell Marshall led the team in three-pointers with 63 and Sprewell was 6th (9)
  • Marshall is signed through the 2002 season (USA Today)
  • Though they played in the renovated New Arena, the Warriors managed only three sellouts this past season
  • First Round Draft Picks in the 90's
    1990 Tyrone Hill, F, Xavier (11)
    1991 Chris Gatling, F, Old Dominion (16)
    1991 Victor Alexander, F, Iowa State (17)
    1991 Shaun Vandiver, F, Colorado (25)
    1992 Latrell Sprewell, G, Alabama (24)
    1993 Anfernee Hardaway, G, Memphis St. (3)
    1994 Clifford Rozier, F, Louisville (16)
    1995 Joe Smith, F, Maryland (1)
    1996 Todd Fuller, C, NC State (11)
    1997 Adonal Foyle, F, Colgate (8)
    Complete draft list over the years
    Players by Position
    Small Forwards Power Forwards Centers Point Guards Shooting Guards
    Donyell Marshall
    Duane Ferrell
    Jason Caffey
    Clarence Weatherspoon
    Erick Dampier
    Todd Fuller
    Adonal Foyle
    Felton Spencer
    Tyrone Bogues
    Tony Delk
    Bimbo Coles
    Latrell Sprewell
    Jim Jackson
    Jeff Grayer
    Gerald Madkins
    Free Agents
    1998 1999 2000
    Jimmy Jackson
    Clearance Weatherspoon
    Jason Caffey
    Jeff Grayer
    Gerald Madkins
    Tyrone Bogues
    Felton Spencer
    Erick Dampier
    Tony Delk
    Todd Fuller
    Andonal Foyle
    Latrell Sprewell
    Bimbo Coles
    Duane Ferrell
     

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