Why I Would Give Up Anthony Randolph For DeMarcus Cousins

June 14th, 2010 by Ashwath Krishna Leave a reply »

I am a huge fan of Shakespeare.

Generally, that’s not something I admit to unless I’m trying to pick up women by quoting the Bard of Avon. In the right setting, it can be fairly effective.

However, I feel there is one particular Shakespearean quote which Larry Riley and the rest of the Golden State Warriors organization would do well to heed for this upcoming draft.

The quote comes from the famous court scene in The Merchant Of Venice where Antonio, the merchant, is pleading his case to Balthazar, the young lawyer. During this plea, he tells Balthazar “to do a great right, do a little wrong” by setting him free from the bond placed on him by the money-lender Shylock.

For the Warriors and the 2010 Draft, their “little wrong” would be giving up Anthony Randolph for the “great right” of getting DeMarcus Cousins.

Look, myself and every other hack have written ad nauseum about Big Cuz and the red neon “HEAD CASE” sign that many believe follo ...

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