2010 NBA: Dorell Wright Continues To Be Warriors’ Steal Of The Offseason

December 28th, 2010 by Zach Buckley Leave a reply »
In an offseason wrought with lavish presentations and hundreds of millions dollars in the air, the Golden State Warriors made one of the smartest moves in the NBA when they took Dorell Wright's talents from South Beach, as LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh devoured the majority of the cap space that the Heat had made so many moves to get.

Wright left the place where he had spent the first seven years of his professional career—following a stellar high school campaign split between Leuzinger (CA) High School and South Kent Prep (CT)—to seek a chance at more minutes in a free-flowing offense.

His days of watching Wade destroy the competition while admiring a championship ring that would make the Flint Tropics' Ed Monix proud had come to a close, and the Warriors even got to keep their washing machine.

In fact, with a modest three-year $11 million deal between Wright and his new club, the Warriors kept enough cap space to bolster their second unit with more valuable signings, like swingman Rodney Carney and power forward Lou Amundson.

For Wright, the chance to move out from close friend and mentor Wade's shadows meant ...

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