Golden State Warriors GM Larry Riley, Take a Bow

July 11th, 2010 by Ashwath Krishna Leave a reply »
As a Golden State Warriors fan, I had zero hopes going into this offseason.

I would have been happy had we not traded Stephen Curry or sent Monta Ellis away for a bag of peanuts.

Most of us were probably more interested in waiting for the day when Chris Cohan finally sold the team and our new owner started to clean house.

Well, after his work this offseason, GM Larry Riley has shown that maybe he deserves another chance.

I've always felt that Riley gets a bit of a bum rap from Warrior Nation—mostly because he's so closely tied to Don Nelson and the rest of our front office.

However, let's look at the moves he's made since he took the big chair.


Trading Jamal Crawford, Stephen Jackson, and Corey Maggette

I put these three together because the situation for all of them is pretty much identical. You got three guys on terrible contracts who were moved purely for that reason.

Sure, we didn't get much back for any of them, although I suspect Gadzuric may have a role this season until Ekpe Udoh is fit. 

Unfortunately, when you're trading players on bloa ...

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