How the Warriors impacted the NBA draft, and how their championship season led to fantastic new book

Released Saturday, 23rd June 2018
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Thomas Bevilacqua recently became a doctor, yet somehow found time to write a BOOK about the Warriors' 2018 season that debuted a few days after the title. We sat down with him to discuss that, as well as talked with our resident draft expert Charlie Stanton about the newest Warrior, the 2018 NBA draft as a whole, and the state of the league.

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2:40 - Jacob Evans, newest Warriors, reaction from Charlie
5:45 - League not allowing the Warriors to buy back into the second round, aka the "Jordan Bell effect."
8:00 - Some Grayson Allen talk (slander)
9:45 - Wait, did Donovan Mitchell slap his newest teammate Allen in college?
12:00 - How weird as Warriors fans to not have the draft be the most exciting day in the NBA season?
15:30 - Can Jacob Evans get big minutes in meaningful games next season?
19:10 - We lose Charlie for a second.
19:50 - Luka Doncic love.
22:30 - Drafting for fit vs. drafting the best player available, aka wtf Kings?
24:00 - Charlie's triumphant return. Russian interference?
29:45 - Thomas' new book. Congrats! (He's Costco famous)
35:00 - Building on his Golden State of Mind work.
37:35 - "I had some time on my hands because I just defended my dissertation." gtfoh
43:30 - His journey through his first full year covering this team.
48:15 - Having a physical document commemorating the season.
51:00 - How to order! (triumphbooks.com/Warriors2018)
54:00 - Feelings headed into the 2018-19 season. It's right around the corner Also, the title of his next book if they win again.

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