2011 outlook: David Lee

Continuing a series that looks at the players on the Warriors roster this season and the expectations I have for them, we turn our attention to David Lee, the big offseason acquisition and all-star power forward for this squad: When the Warriors traded for David Lee during the offseason, it finally gave hope [...]

By | September 29th, 2010|6 Comments

Smart to replace Nelson as head coach

Multiple sources are reporting that Don Nelson and the Warriors will part ways, with assistant coach Keith Smart replacing Nelson as head coach of the Warriors. CSN Bay Area’s Matt Steinmetz reported that Nelson will make the move official Monday, in time for the start of training camp, which begins [...]

By | September 23rd, 2010|9 Comments

Money + Curry = 1 more season with Nelson?

Whether you like it or not, it's seeming more likely that Don Nelson will return to coach the Warriors for the start of the 2010-11 season. Nelson, who has led the Warriors to 29 and 26 wins the past two seasons, is owed $6 million in the final year of [...]

By | August 10th, 2010|2 Comments

Illuminating interview with Biedrins

Wow. Andris Biedrins gave a lengthy interview in which he speaks candidly about last season and his career thus far in the NBA. Suffice it to say, it's not very flattering to the Warriors organization, Don Nelson or his teammates. The great team at warriorsworld.net translated the interview and provided [...]

By | August 9th, 2010|9 Comments

Riley makes list of NBA GMs with most challenging jobs

Shaun Powell of NBA.com has a Top 10 list of the general managers in the NBA with the most challenging jobs this coming season. Read it here. Not surprisingly, Warriors GM Larry Riley is on the list at No. 4 with this explanation: Could be a front-office casualty, with new ownership [...]

By | August 7th, 2010|7 Comments

Steinmetz: What Lacob should do with Nelson, Riley and Rowell

Another good link today, this time from CSN Bay Area's Matt Steinmetz, who has a detailed look at Joe Lacob's upcoming decisions on what to do with Warriors coach Don Nelson, general manager Larry Riley and president Robert Rowell. I won't give away all the details here, but Steinmetz's take is [...]

By | August 2nd, 2010|15 Comments

Thompson: Nelson likely to stay on

Marcus Thompson II is reporting that the timing of the Warriors sale indicates that Don Nelson is likely to stay on and complete the final season of his contract with the Warriors. It's a great article with a lot of insight into the sales process and how that is impacting any [...]

By | August 1st, 2010|8 Comments

Trading Monta Ellis: Part 1

Are the Warriors going to trade Monta Ellis? Nobody really knows for sure. It seems like dealing Ellis and Andris Biedrins and their large contracts may be a priority for the new owners, but there's no concrete evidence they feel that way. ESPN ran with a reference from Tim Kawakami's [...]

By | July 30th, 2010|17 Comments

Randolph: Time with Warriors a “learning experience”

Jonathan Abrams of the New York Times has an interview with former Warriors forward Anthony Randolph, now a member of the New York Knicks. Randolph answered a few questions about his time with the Warriors and his relationship with Warriors coach Don Nelson: Question: Did you feel like you escaped [...]

By | July 27th, 2010|6 Comments

A wonderful achievement for Nelson

Congratulations to Don Nelson for becoming the NBA's all-time leader in coaching victories with 1,333. I'll write more about the impressive feat later, but for now I wanted to get up a quick entry to congratulate Nelson. It's a great accomplishment.

By | April 7th, 2010|17 Comments