Golden State Warriors: Mark Jackson Tipping His Hand with Training Camp Lineups

October 5th, 2012 by Grant Hughes Leave a reply »
Although he's adamant that the lineup constructions in training camp aren't indicative of what we'll see in the regular season (h/t Matt Steinmetz,, Golden State Warriors head coach Mark Jackson is making a few key details about the Dubs' projected lineup pretty clear.

Right off the bat, Jackson drew a few lines in the sand when he split his squad into three five-man units this week.

Some of his decisions weren't surprising—anyone who thought Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and David Lee wouldn't be among the starting five probably needs a head exam. But the small forward spot—a position that's been hotly discussed all summer—is providing plenty of fodder for speculative Warrior fans and media.

At least at this point, Brandon Rush appears to have the inside track on the gig. Jackson's decision to let him run with the first unit only made that clearer. Rush, who's been angling to start for a couple of months now, certainly provides the best mixture of experience and potential of the three contenders for the job.

Richard Jefferson is the elder statesman, but he's on the downside of his career. And Harrison Bar ...

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