Draft Season Is Here

Monday, May 21 (5:41 p.m.)
Submitted By Warriors.com


It’s now officially draft season at Warriors headquarters. The team conducted its first pre-draft workout today in anticipation of the upcoming NBA Draft on June 30. With four potential picks in this year’s draft, the Warriors will be quite active in the pre-draft workout circuit in the coming days. In addition to evaluating big-name talent for a potential lottery pick, the Warriors will also get a look at potential second round picks and free agents.

Today’s pre-draft workout participants included the following …

PLAYER
POS
HT
WT
D.O.B.
COLLEGE/FROM
Chris Cooper
Forward
6-9
230
1/17/90
Old Dominion
Jared Cunningham
Guard
6-4
194
5/22/91
Oregon State
Olek Czyz
Forward
6-7
240
3/3/90
Nevada-Reno
Jorge Gutierrez
Guard
6-3
185
12/27/88
California
Mindaugas Kupsas
Center
7-0
231
4/9/91
Baltai Kaunas/Lithuania
Kyle Weems
Forward
6-6
226
8/23/89
Missouri State

Among those drawing local interest from that group was Cal’s Jorge Gutierrez. The 6-foot-3 guard made a name for himself over a successful four-year career at Berkeley that culminated with him being named the 2011-12 Pac-12 Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year. Gutierrez spoke to warriors.com after the workout, and you can watch that interview below: