Golden State Warriors: From Confused to a Contender

July 11th, 2010 by derrick brown Leave a reply »
The Golden State Warriors have been lost for the past few seasons. Over the last decade they’ve given away so many gifts you’d think Saint Nicholas was their GM.

But like your mother always said,”If you give, you shall receive.” And finally, good times are back in the Bay.

Quietly, Larry Riley has assembled a winner. In the midst of very questionable signings and departures—namely Anthony Randolph—it seems as if there may be light at the end of the tunnel.

Riley’s vision was to bring organization and structure to Nelson’s chaotic idea of a basketball team.

First, by tricking Milwaukee into acquiring Maggette, we have freed up enough cap space to make a nice signing next free agency period.

Next, they trade for Lee. Among everything he brings, it’s the rebounding and post play which excites the franchise. Pick-and-rolls with Curry/Ellis and Lee will be a conscious nightmare for any team.

The Warriors needed to address this strange defense thing that has been plaguing the team for as long as I can remember.

Dorell Wright is certainly a step in the ...

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