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Jarrett Jack #55 of the New York Knicks lays up a shot against Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat (Photo by Matteo Marchi/Getty Images)
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Mychal Mulder signed by the Golden State Warriors, tearing up the competition

Mychal Mulder #12 of the Miami Heat poses for a portrait during media day (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images) /

Mulder, a 6’3” guard out of Kentucky, spent the preseason with the Miami Heat and lived down the hall from Adebayo in college. The uber-athletic guard has absolutely dominated this season, averaging 17 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.7 assists on 40% shooting from deep, displaying an elite ability to beat slower opposing guards off the dribble and flash his high-octane dunking ability.

Mulder was rewarded for his efforts by being given a 10-day contract by the Warriors, who are cycling through 10-day contracts until they find young players that stick. After their trade deadline purging of their roster, the Warriors signed Zach Norvell Jr. of the South Bay Lakers and Jeremy Pargo of their own G-League affiliate to 10-day contracts.

After both of those players expired, the Warriors had two weeks to add at least two more 10-day contracts and signed Dragan Bender, the former fourth overall pick in the 2016 Draft by the Phoenix Suns.

With Bender under contract, the Warriors still sat at only 13 players, and thus, added Mulder on Tuesday morning. They later added Chasson Randle.

The Heat employed a similar tactic last season as they rotated through 10-day contracts due to their inability under the cap to sign a player to a prorated minimum contract until the final day of the season. Miami began by adding Emanuel Terry and Charles Cooke on 10-day contracts, before signing a young guard from the Santa Cruz Warriors on the final day of the season by the name of Kendrick Nunn.

The success of signing Nunn to a three-year deal is the same level of success Golden State would like to see by adding Mulder and perhaps, make up for their loss of such a high-caliber young prospect for nothing. Essentially this boils down to the Warriors trading Nunn for Mulder and it will be interesting to see if the Warriors hold onto Mulder after his contract expires.

Mulder is already making a lasting impression for Golden State, averaging 12.3 points and 3.2 rebounds per game on 34% shooting from beyond the arc and on more than seven of such attempts per game. Mulder made his first start for the Warriors in just his fourth game and the Warriors are 3-3 with Mulder, while being 12-46 in all other games. The Warriors signed Mulder to a second ten-day contract after his impressive stint and he will likely be kept for the remainder of the season.

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Next up, the Skyforce will take on the Lakeland Magic at the RP Funding Center in Lakeland, Florida. Beating the Magic, who lead the Southeast Division, could give the Force even more momentum heading down the stretch. The matchup between the two teams begins at 6 p.m. CT on Thursday, March 12th and can be streamed on