Report: Warriors trade for an extra pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft

The Golden State Warriors have reportedly made a move to add depth to the 2019-2020 roster.

ESPN’s NBA insider, Adrian Wojnarowski, says the Warriors have added a third pick in the 2019 NBA Draft — pick number 41 overall — through a trade with the Atlanta Hawks.

The addition of a second round slot gives Golden State a late first-round pick (28 overall) as well as two second-rounders (41, 58 overall). In 2017 the Warriors used cash alone to pry a second-round selection from the Chicago Bulls, in the form of Jordan Bell.

The move could provide added depth to a Warriors team that finished the NBA Finals depleted after injuries to key players including Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson, and Kevon Looney.

The Chronicle’s Connor Letourneau has a breakdown of the players the Warriors might be targeting on Thursday night. The 2019 NBA Draft is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. PDT.

Bill Disbrow is SFGATE’s Director of Content. Email: wdisbrow@sfgate.com | Twitter: @bdisbrow

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