Why the David Lee Trade Was a Brilliant Move.

July 9th, 2010 by Ashwath Krishna Leave a reply »
Like seemingly everyone else, I was turned off by the utter narcissism and grandiosity of LeBron James' "Decision" special on ESPN.

And like everybody else, I tuned it to watch it.

However, I wasn't just watching to see what the "Man Who Will Never Be King" would do on an intellectual level. I had a dog in the hunt. I knew that LeBron's decision could impact the future of the Warriors, and more importantly, could impact whether I would quit on them as a fan for good.

When James announced he was going to Miami, I screamed out, "YES!" I knew what this meant. We would get David Lee from the Knicks. Halle-f***ing-lujah!

While I feel for the city of Cleveland, I had to celebrate. I drank to them and to everyone burning the No. 23 Cavs jerseys last night. Think of it as my "donate proceeds to the Boys and Girls Club" move.

However, I got on the internet this morning and I realized that not all Warriors fans love this move as much as I do. So I decided to end my self-imposed hiatus from writing and explain why I love this move.


What did we give up?

I'll start with Turiaf and Buike here b ...

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