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If you subscribe to the theory that the Warriors top priority is small forward, then you probably would like to see them figure out a way to acquire Michael Kidd-Gilchrist on draft day.Kidd-Gilchrist played only one season at Kentucky, but he was an integral part of their championship team. His defense is ahead of his offense at this point, but his body is already pro-ready.RELATED: Warriors draft look: Small forwards
At 6-foot-7, 230 pounds, Kidd-Gilchrist is the type of player who could give you a size advantage at that position for his entire career. And if he can add some shooting to his game, its possible he could become a star.Few players in this draft are any tougher than Kidd-Gilchrist and probably not anyone playing the small forward spot. Nobody doubts the Warriors could use a little more toughness on their roster.Weeks back, it appeared Kidd-Gilchrist was certain to be a top-three selection, but there is talk hes slipping.Its unlikely Kidd-Gilchrist would slip all the way to No. 7 when the Warriors draft but if they think hell slip to, say, No. 5, would the Warriors be willing to try to make something happen with Sacramento, owners of that selection?