Warriors discover defense

The Warriors are 2-1. They're giving up 91.3 points per game. They're holding opponents to 42.5 percent shooting.

By | December 28th, 2011|0 Comments

Report: Ellis, Warriors to be sued for sexual harrassment

Various media outlets are reporting that guard Monta Ellis and the Warriors are being sued by a former employee for sexual harrassment. Here's a link to a report by Marcus Thompson.

By | December 20th, 2011|0 Comments

NBA is back, which means Ellis is back on trading block

ESPN.com's Ric Bucher reported on SportsCenter Wednesday (and then Tweeted it, which is where I learned the news) that the Warriors have offered Monta Ellis (and change) to the Memphis Grizzlies for Rudy Gay.

By | November 30th, 2011|9 Comments

What we’ve learned through three games

Looking ahead to tonight's home game against the Memphis Grizzlies (7:30 p.m., CSN-BA), let's look at what we've learned about this team through the first three games of the season. 1. The Warriors are better than we thought I think this is true. Most people had the Warriors winning 35 games, [...]

By | November 3rd, 2010|30 Comments

Mixed emotions about season-opening win

I have mixed emotions about the Warriors' season-opening 132-128 win against the Houston Rockets. Emotion No. 1: Relieved I'm glad the Warriors got a win. The Rockets are a good team, even though they were playing the second night of a back-to-back and without Yao Ming. The Warriors had no excuses [...]

By | October 28th, 2010|14 Comments

Real basketball is finally here!

First, I apologize for the long delay in posting something new on Warriors Wire. I have been swamped at work with high school sports, the World Series and many other responsibilities. I've had to take a step back from this blog because of other demands on my time. So I [...]

By | October 27th, 2010|4 Comments

2011 outlook: Monta Ellis

Continuing a series that looks at the players on the Warriors roster this season and the expectations I have for them, I turn my attention to Monta Ellis, the talented starter at shooting guard for this squad: The opinions on Ellis are many. His most ardent fans argue that his [...]

By | September 23rd, 2010|6 Comments

Monta needs to cede leadership of the Warriors to Curry

Before I put out my 2011 expectations for Monta Ellis, I wanted to analyze the latest news about Ellis, a much-talked-about interview he did with AOL Fanhouse's Sam Amick (read the article here) in which he took responsibility for everything that has gone wrong in the past couple seasons between him and the [...]

By | September 21st, 2010|17 Comments

Warriors get a B for offseason moves

ESPN's Chad Ford graded the offseason moves for all the NBA teams and the Warriors stacked up well in the West. The team ranked fifth among the 15 teams in the West and were awarded a B. It's little surprise that the primary justification for the high grade was the [...]

By | September 15th, 2010|3 Comments

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