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Warriors Report
saad majid
June 11, 2006
 
Golden href=/profile//> State href=/profile//> Warriors

Picks href=/profile//> #9, href=/profile//> #38

Current href=/profile//> Roster href=/profile//>

PG: href=/profile//> Baron href=/profile//> Davis/ href=/profile//> Derek href=/profile//> Fisher/ href=/profile//> Will href=/profile//> Bynum*
SG: href=/profile//> Jason href=/profile//> Richardson/ href=/profile//> Monta href=/profile//> Ellis/ href=/profile//>
SF: href=/profile//> Mike href=/profile//> Dunleavy/ href=/profile//> Mickael href=/profile//> Pietrus*/ href=/profile//> Calbert href=/profile//> Cheaney*
PF: href=/profile//> Troy href=/profile//> Murphy/ href=/profile//> Ike href=/profile//> Diogu/ href=/profile//> Zarko href=/profile//> Cabarkapa*

*: href=/profile//> Indicates href=/profile//> potential href=/profile//> free href=/profile//> agent.

Background

The href=/profile//> Warriors href=/profile//> were href=/profile//> running href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> playing href=/profile//> defense href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> beginning href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> season, href=/profile//> but href=/profile//> as href=/profile//> time href=/profile//> went href=/profile//> by, href=/profile//> so href=/profile//> did href=/profile//> there href=/profile//> running href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> defense. href=/profile//> They href=/profile//> began href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> quick href=/profile//> energy href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> high href=/profile//> hopes href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> making href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> playoffs href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> first href=/profile//> time href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> 12 href=/profile//> years. href=/profile//> With href=/profile//> Baron href=/profile//> Davis href=/profile//> on href=/profile//> their href=/profile//> side href=/profile//> there href=/profile//> was href=/profile//> no href=/profile//> stopping href=/profile//> them. href=/profile//> From href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> arrival href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> Davis href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> Warriors href=/profile//> had href=/profile//> gone href=/profile//> 20-8, href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> were href=/profile//> eliminating href=/profile//> playoff href=/profile//> caliber href=/profile//> teams. href=/profile//>
After href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> teams href=/profile//> strong href=/profile//> start, href=/profile//> they href=/profile//> quickly href=/profile//> lost href=/profile//> energy href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> stopped href=/profile//> committing href=/profile//> themselves href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> defense. href=/profile//> They href=/profile//> went href=/profile//> from href=/profile//> having href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> record href=/profile//> above href=/profile//> .500 href=/profile//> before href=/profile//> December href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> having href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> record href=/profile//> under href=/profile//> .500 href=/profile//> at href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> end href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> season.
The href=/profile//> absence href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> Davis href=/profile//> was href=/profile//> one href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> dozen href=/profile//> reasons href=/profile//> why href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> Warriors href=/profile//> lacked href=/profile//> offense href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> defense href=/profile//> on href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> court. href=/profile//> Davis href=/profile//> once href=/profile//> again href=/profile//> was href=/profile//> injured href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> huge href=/profile//> chunk href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> season href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> it href=/profile//> was href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> great href=/profile//> time href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> Jason href=/profile//> Richardson href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> shine.
One href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> great href=/profile//> things href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> look href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> into href=/profile//> this href=/profile//> season href=/profile//> would href=/profile//> be href=/profile//> , href=/profile//> Jason href=/profile//> Richardson href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> rookies href=/profile//> that href=/profile//> shined href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> last href=/profile//> month. href=/profile//> href=/profile//> Ike href=/profile//> Diogu, href=/profile//> Monta href=/profile//> Ellis href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> Andris href=/profile//> Biendris href=/profile//> showed href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> glimpse href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> season href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> come, href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> their href=/profile//> last href=/profile//> play href=/profile//> during href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> months href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> March href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> April. href=/profile//> They href=/profile//> were href=/profile//> running, href=/profile//> playing href=/profile//> defense, href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> playing href=/profile//> offense. href=/profile//>
There href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> still href=/profile//> reason href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> smile, href=/profile//> because href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> these href=/profile//> young href=/profile//> players, href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> also href=/profile//> because href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> growth href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> Jason href=/profile//> Richardson. href=/profile//>

Team href=/profile//> Needs

The href=/profile//> team href=/profile//> lacks href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> big href=/profile//> man; href=/profile//> an href=/profile//> enforcer, href=/profile//> an href=/profile//> intimidator. href=/profile//> They href=/profile//> cannot href=/profile//> give href=/profile//> all href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> duties href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> there href=/profile//> 6í9 href=/profile//> C, href=/profile//> Adonal href=/profile//> Foyle href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> be href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> intimidator. href=/profile//> They href=/profile//> need href=/profile//> more href=/profile//> then href=/profile//> him href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> help href=/profile//> clog href=/profile//> lanes href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> force href=/profile//> block href=/profile//> shots href=/profile//> along href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> show href=/profile//> some href=/profile//> aggressision.

The href=/profile//> team href=/profile//> lacks href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> big href=/profile//> man href=/profile//> who href=/profile//> can href=/profile//> score href=/profile//> on href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> low href=/profile//> block, href=/profile//> they href=/profile//> cant href=/profile//> give href=/profile//> all href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> duties href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> there href=/profile//> 6í8 href=/profile//> F, href=/profile//> rookie, href=/profile//> Ike href=/profile//> Diogu, href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> help href=/profile//> cause href=/profile//> double href=/profile//> teams href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> lane, href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> force
fouls. href=/profile//> They href=/profile//> need href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> big href=/profile//> man href=/profile//> who href=/profile//> can href=/profile//> score href=/profile//> on href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> low href=/profile//> block, href=/profile//> force href=/profile//> double href=/profile//> teams href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> allow href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> guards href=/profile//> or href=/profile//> small href=/profile//> forwards href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> shoot href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> three.

The href=/profile//> team href=/profile//> lacks href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> small href=/profile//> forward href=/profile//> who href=/profile//> can href=/profile//> score href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> ball href=/profile//> at href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> consistent href=/profile//> rate. href=/profile//> Because href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> fact href=/profile//> that href=/profile//> Mike href=/profile//> Dunleavy href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> Mickael href=/profile//> Pietrus href=/profile//> show href=/profile//> there href=/profile//> offensive href=/profile//> game href=/profile//> only href=/profile//> every href=/profile//> Christmas, href=/profile//> it href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> impossible href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> Warriors href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> put href=/profile//> everything href=/profile//> on href=/profile//> Jason href=/profile//> Richardsonís href=/profile//> shoulder href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> score href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> ball. href=/profile//> The href=/profile//> Warriors href=/profile//> need href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> player href=/profile//> who href=/profile//> they href=/profile//> can href=/profile//> rely href=/profile//> on href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> score href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> ball href=/profile//> at href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> 3. href=/profile//> href=/profile//>

The href=/profile//> team href=/profile//> also href=/profile//> lacks href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> perimeter href=/profile//> defender. href=/profile//> They href=/profile//> have href=/profile//> only href=/profile//> one href=/profile//> on href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> team href=/profile//> , href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> you href=/profile//> can href=/profile//> say href=/profile//> its href=/profile//> Baron href=/profile//> Davis href=/profile//> when href=/profile//> heís href=/profile//> fully href=/profile//> healthy. href=/profile//> Jason href=/profile//> Richardson href=/profile//> will href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> sure href=/profile//> improve href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> defense, href=/profile//> but href=/profile//> once href=/profile//> again href=/profile//> you href=/profile//> cannot href=/profile//> put href=/profile//> all href=/profile//> your href=/profile//> hopes href=/profile//> into href=/profile//> one href=/profile//> player href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> play href=/profile//> defense, href=/profile//> they href=/profile//> need href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> perimeter href=/profile//> defender href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> help href=/profile//> cause href=/profile//> steals href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> run href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> floor href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> have href=/profile//> easy href=/profile//> fast href=/profile//> break href=/profile//> baskets. href=/profile//> href=/profile//>


GM href=/profile//> Draft href=/profile//> Strategy

Chris href=/profile//> Mullin href=/profile//> should href=/profile//> think href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> way href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> get href=/profile//> higher href=/profile//> up href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> draft, href=/profile//> so href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> can href=/profile//> choose href=/profile//> between href=/profile//> two href=/profile//> player href=/profile//> who href=/profile//> can href=/profile//> fully href=/profile//> help href=/profile//> him href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> season href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> come. href=/profile//> href=/profile//> He href=/profile//> should href=/profile//> try href=/profile//> packaging href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> Derek href=/profile//> Fisher href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> #9 href=/profile//> pick href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> Minnesota href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> Troy href=/profile//> Hudsonís href=/profile//> expiring href=/profile//> contract href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> #5 href=/profile//> pick. href=/profile//> Minnesota href=/profile//> who href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> looking href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> point href=/profile//> guard href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> grab href=/profile//> Rudy href=/profile//> Gay href=/profile//> at href=/profile//> that href=/profile//> 5 href=/profile//> spot. href=/profile//> href=/profile//>
He href=/profile//> can href=/profile//> also href=/profile//> try href=/profile//> packaging href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> deal href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> Toronto href=/profile//> Raptors, href=/profile//> where href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> Warriors href=/profile//> can href=/profile//> send href=/profile//> out href=/profile//> one href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> young href=/profile//> players href=/profile//> on href=/profile//> our href=/profile//> team href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> one href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> their href=/profile//> expiring href=/profile//> contracts. href=/profile//>
The href=/profile//> Warriors href=/profile//> are href=/profile//> stacked href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> talent, href=/profile//> but href=/profile//> have href=/profile//> no href=/profile//> where href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> place href=/profile//> them. href=/profile//> They href=/profile//> have href=/profile//> tons href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> pieces href=/profile//> but href=/profile//> not href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> right href=/profile//> puzzle href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> put href=/profile//> them href=/profile//> in. href=/profile//> href=/profile//> They href=/profile//> have href=/profile//> young href=/profile//> forwards, href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> great href=/profile//> shooting href=/profile//> guard, href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> scoring href=/profile//> power href=/profile//> forward href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> point href=/profile//> guard href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> unbelievable href=/profile//> talent. href=/profile//> The href=/profile//> only href=/profile//> way href=/profile//> were href=/profile//> they href=/profile//> can href=/profile//> get href=/profile//> it href=/profile//> all href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> work href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> if href=/profile//> Chris href=/profile//> Mullin href=/profile//> can href=/profile//> somehow href=/profile//> get href=/profile//> somebody href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> solve href=/profile//> their href=/profile//> problems, href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> tried href=/profile//> getting href=/profile//> Baron href=/profile//> Davis href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> solve href=/profile//> it href=/profile//> but href=/profile//> it href=/profile//> did href=/profile//> not href=/profile//> work. href=/profile//> He href=/profile//> should href=/profile//> go href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> try href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> draft href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> player href=/profile//> who href=/profile//> will href=/profile//> help href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> team href=/profile//> at href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> C href=/profile//> spot href=/profile//> or href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> SF href=/profile//> spot. href=/profile//>
Trade href=/profile//> down href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> try href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> grab href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> Rudy href=/profile//> Gay href=/profile//> or href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> Lamarcus href=/profile//> Aldridge, href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> that href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> what href=/profile//> will href=/profile//> solve href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> Warriors href=/profile//> problems. href=/profile//>

Personal href=/profile//> Analysis: href=/profile//>

The href=/profile//> Warriors href=/profile//> should href=/profile//> trade href=/profile//> away href=/profile//> Dunleavy, href=/profile//> or href=/profile//> trade href=/profile//> Mickael. href=/profile//> Either href=/profile//> one href=/profile//> has href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> go! href=/profile//> Try href=/profile//> packaging href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> deal href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> big href=/profile//> man href=/profile//> who href=/profile//> can href=/profile//> help href=/profile//> them, href=/profile//> ex: href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> Jamal href=/profile//> Magloire, href=/profile//> or href=/profile//> try href=/profile//> getting href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> deal href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> Nazr href=/profile//> Mohammed, href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> sign href=/profile//> or href=/profile//> trade. href=/profile//> href=/profile//> They href=/profile//> need href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> body href=/profile//> inside href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> lane, href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> help href=/profile//> force href=/profile//> shots href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> help href=/profile//> grab href=/profile//> rebounds. href=/profile//> href=/profile//>
They href=/profile//> need href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> get href=/profile//> rid href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> Dunleavy! href=/profile//> Immediately! href=/profile//> He href=/profile//> does href=/profile//> not href=/profile//> play href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> proper href=/profile//> heart, href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> cannot href=/profile//> shoot href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> cannot href=/profile//> defend; href=/profile//> heís href=/profile//> getting href=/profile//> paid href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> doing href=/profile//> nothing! href=/profile//> Either href=/profile//> try href=/profile//> getting href=/profile//> someone href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> help href=/profile//> him, href=/profile//> encourage href=/profile//> him, href=/profile//> or href=/profile//> trade href=/profile//> him href=/profile//> away! href=/profile//> He href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> one href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> main href=/profile//> reasons href=/profile//> why href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> Warriors href=/profile//> did href=/profile//> not href=/profile//> succeed href=/profile//> this href=/profile//> season.
 
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