Hornets brass backs up talk

Do you remember when Chris Paul wanted to be traded? Then he met with the Hornets general manager and coach and was impressed enough by their pitch that he changed his mind? Well, it seems the Hornets brass wasn't just blowing smoke. They seem to recognize what they have in [...]

By | August 11th, 2010|11 Comments

Thoughts on the sale, Lee, Wright and more …

I've been on vacation for the past week, attending a family wedding, and was unable to find any free time to put together anything of worth regarding the vast amount of Warriors news that has broken during that time frame. I have a lot to catch up on. In order [...]

By | July 16th, 2010|21 Comments

Morrow drawing interest; Frye worth $25 million?

Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski is at it again. He reported this morning that Warriors restricted free agent Anthony Morrow is drawing interest from at least six teams. Here's the tweet: G-State restricted free agent Anthony Morrow has slew of interest, including Spurs, Celtics, Lakers, Blazers, Clips and Jazz, sources say. [...]

By | July 1st, 2010|18 Comments

36 minutes tells the (incomplete) story

I always like to look at players' stats adjusted to reflect starters' minutes (36 per game). I'm fully aware it's not an exact science; especially for players who get very few actual minutes on the court, it can present some false perceptions of a player's ability. In addition, just because [...]

By | April 16th, 2010|7 Comments

Curry needs to be more assertive, Morrow more decisive

NBA All-Star Weekend has come and gone and it was a fun three days. The dunk contest -- possibly the worst ever -- was the only thing that failed to live up to the hype. I'll be posting some thoughts on the different events today and tomorrow. Here's the first: [...]

By | February 15th, 2010|7 Comments

Curry scores 14 in rookies’ win

The rookies defeated the sophomores, 140-128, in the Rookie Challenge on Friday night. Warriors rookie point guard Stephen Curry had 14 points and two assists in 22 minutes. He shot 6-for-11 from the field, including 2 of 7 on 3-pointers. The rookie team, which had six players in [...]

By | February 12th, 2010|6 Comments

Randolph trade is a great idea if it brings in Bosh

I'm sure you've all heard or read about the rumors involving Anthony Randolph. Reportedly, unhappy with the Warriors' performance this season, including a 7-17 record (only the Minnesota Timberwolves, with four wins, have fewer victories in the Western Conference), the Warriors' front office has put the entire roster on the trade [...]

By | December 16th, 2009|9 Comments

Warriors’ injuries are a legitimate excuse

Usually, it's unacceptable when athletes or coaches make excuses following a loss. It's looked at as an admission of weakness, and no self-respecting player or coach would want to give future opponents any indication of feebleness or frailty. The Warriors made excuses after their last loss, Saturday's 104-95 loss to [...]

By | December 14th, 2009|8 Comments

Win against Mavericks a turning point for Warriors?

Is it time to break out the "We Believe" T-shirts again? Holy cow. What a great game. If you're a Warriors fan, you better hope you have that game on your DVR, because you won't want to delete it. You never want to overstate one win, but this could be [...]

By | November 25th, 2009|4 Comments

Blazers a tough test for Warriors

TONIGHT'S GAME Golden State Warriors (3-8) vs. Portland Trail Blazers (9-4) TV: 7:30 p.m., CSN Bay Area The Warriors return home from their five-game, seven-day road trip for a well-deserved, extended homestand of ... one game. That's right, the Warriors get the 9-4 Portland Trail Blazers at Oracle Arena tonight [...]

By | November 20th, 2009|0 Comments