The wars chose Jacob Evans with the biggest selection of No. 28 in the NBA 2018.
Evans was not part of rotation as a rookie and played in the 21st D League with Santa Cruz Warriors
] "Our focus next year is entirely on the development of the players, "said Golden State coach Steve Kerr to Tim Kavakami of The Athletic on Wednesday. "These last years are more to create as much rest as we have older teams." "We suddenly have a young team in need of development. I am excited about this aspect. I think the focus of our coaching style and the focus of next year will move. "
So, Evans will play next season
" I think so. We look at him as a security guard now that we know him in a year, "Kerr said. ̵
"They like the fact that he can make games and see the game and is big and powerful." "It's obviously not a great shooter, but you do not always have to be a great shooter for
22-year-old 4 out of 15 out of 3 pointing a territory with Golden State and 18 out of 59 (30.5%) beyond the arc with Santa Cruz.
In college at Cincinnati, Evans shot 42% of the deep as a junior and 37% as a junior
But the distance of the NBA is a big correction, and Evans may never become a reliable 3-point territory shooter. RELATED : Kerr's Early Message to the Fans
Klay Thompson will miss much of the 2019-20 campaign for his left tear from the ACL so we can see Kerr put Steph Curry farther from the ball and let Evans give out.
"I think we will give Jacob any opportunity to cope with the ball the following year, come and give us a few minutes," said Ker.
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