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

Biedrins, Turiaf return and … the Warriors look better

I'm sorry for the long delay between blog entries. I took some time off for Christmas and spent the holidays in Oregon with a lot of family. I've been keeping an eye on the Warriors, though and wanted to give a belated review of the Warriors' recent play. You might [...]

By | January 2nd, 2010|16 Comments

Grizzlies too much for Warriors

Go back and read that subject line again. Wow. I know the Grizzlies have been playing much better of late, and they have size mismatches that kill the Warriors, but still, it's the Grizzlies. The Warriors, undermanned or not, should be competitive against teams like Memphis. Would Andris Biedrins and Ronny Turiaf have [...]

By | December 22nd, 2009|4 Comments

Another injury for Warriors

Just received this press release from the Warriors: Warriors center Mikki Moore is out indefinitely with bone spurs in his right heel.  The injury will require him to undergo surgery later this week, although a specific day & time for the surgery has not been scheduled as of yet.  More [...]

By | December 16th, 2009|1 Comment

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