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2011 NBA Draft Projections: Golden State Warriors Take Jan Vesley From Czech Republic

For the first time in quite some time, the Golden State Warriors could use a small forward. Golden State used to be the Small Forward capital of the NBA, but now the Warriors are in a super-small stage where they have no real frontcourt or athleticism to overwhelm teams, instead having to rely on the creative playmaking of Stephen Curry and Monta Ellis to produce points. 

With a noticeable lack of quality bigs in this draft, the Warriors could do the logical thing and try and upgrade with a player they believe will provide them athleticism at the three position. So why not go with the Czech dunk machine Jan Vesley?

Jan Vesely MIX : The dunking ninja (Czech Basketball Talents) (via Ousvec)

SB Nation has the Warriors taking Vesley with their eleventh pick, who reminds them of some strange Andrei Kirilenko-Omri Casspi hybrid. Perhaps some Euro influence is what's needed to bring back the good old Golden State Run TMC offense and excite fans once again about their despondent team, as Vesley does look very good at finishing plays.

Warriors fans, do you like the idea of Vesley in the Bay Area? Let us know who you think the Warriors should pick in the comments!

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