Golden State Warriors: 5 Ways to Elevate Andris Biedrins’ Game Back to Form

February 25th, 2011 by James Pearson Leave a reply »
The trade deadline came and went with a flurry, however, it left the Warriors without making any major moves, (Troy Murphy is expected to be bought out) so they are just going to have to improve on what they got.

Andris Biedrins has really been struggling lately, and by lately I mean the last two years. He looks like a shell of his former self, drafted as a paper thin 18-year-old from Latvia, he struggled to adjust to NBA life. However, in his third year, Andris started playing like a man and made every Warriors fan embarrassed that they butchered his name those first few years.

He looked like he would become a perennial all-star, well at least a one-time all-star, averaging nearly a double-double in his third year then increasing his points and rebounds in the next two years. He was even shooting over 50 percent from the foul line at one point!

Then, he got a multi-year contract and things went south. He got hurt and he hasn't been the same since. He dedicated the entire offseason to improve his game, Keith Smart even spent three weeks in his home country to help him out, but it looks like to no avail. Since it's a mystery why his game is still so ...

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