Warrior Nation, Relax for a Second

March 25th, 2010 by Ashwath Krishna Leave a reply »
The news that the little wanker Chris Cohan plans to sell the Warriors has been some of the best news I've gotten since KFC re-introduced the Tower Burger. For those who don't know, it has chicken, lettuce, cheese, special sauce, and a hash brown. Heaven. I think I'm going to go get one after I finish writing this.

Anyway, the rumour that Oracle Svengali Larry Ellison plans to buy the team has just added to our excitement. While Cohan wasn't as unwilling to spend money as believed (he just never spent it right), we all hope that Ellison can be to the Bay Area what Mark Cuban is to the Mavericks—a billionaire owner who doesn't care what the cost, he just wants to win. Ellison's reputation for ruthlessness and being highly-driven (How else do you become richer than God and Bruce Wayne put together?) only makes us believe even more that he is our saviour if he chooses to buy the franchise.

However, there is a cautionary tale in all this.

Donald Sterling.

What does that old racist sod have to do with the Warriors? He provides an example of the kind of billionaire owner every team hopes never to have—obsessed with the bottom li ...

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