Time for the Golden State Warriors To Fire Don Nelson

November 24th, 2009 by Patrick Mauro Leave a reply »

The Golden State Warriors began their trip to Texas Tuesday night with a 111-103 come-from-behind win over Dallas breaking the Mavericks five game win streak in the process.

With only six players, Golden State outscored Dallas 33-21 in the fourth quarter as Keith Smart assumed coaching duties for the pneumonia ridden Don Nelson.

The game in Big D shows Nelson's time has come and gone. After guiding the squad in 2007 to their first playoff appearance since Bill Clinton lived in the White House followed by a 48-win season the next year, it's been nothing but dysfunction in Oakland.

Young players want little to do with this guy and he seems to have little regard for young players at the expense of wins and losses.

He doesn't demand defense, holds petty grudges, and hurts the progress of his team.

Smart did a fine job subbing for Nellie Tuesday night in Dallas and should be named head coach. The W's played hard, held a lead, lost the lead and then fought back to win in the final period, something you do ...

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