Monthly Archives: April 2010

Brickfest: Utah Jazz 103 Golden State Warriors 94

My recap of this game has been posted on Golden State of Mind. As always, I will be checking comments both here and there.

Pre-Game Jitters: Golden State Warriors vs. Utah Jazz

My preview of this game is posted on Golden State of Mind. I will be recapping the game there as well.

Random Thoughts: Warriors 116 Wolves 107

I said most of what I had to say about Nellie getting the record in my last post. Here’s a few random thoughts about this game:

  • How in the world does David Kahn still have a job?  Three colossal blunders in his first year:  Flynn, Rubio, and Kurt Rambis.  Which is not to mention Ramon Sessions, a sucker-signing if ever there was one. Kahn is an amateur in every sense of the word, and it shows.

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The Verge of Valhalla: Warriors 113 Raptors 112

“We shall fight on the beaches, We shall fight on the landing grounds, We shall fight in the fields and in the streets, We shall fight in the hills; We shall never surrender…” — Winston Churchill

It was appropriate that Nellie got his 1,332nd NBA coaching win — tying him with Lenny Wilkens for the most wins in league history — in this game. A game that featured a short-handed team of scrappy underdogs, playing for nothing but him, on the road against a superstar-led playoff team, fighting for its very life.  A game which required Nellie to play his patented small-ball right from the very tip.  A game which required every ounce of his creativity and savvy right down to the final seconds.

In short, a game that no NBA coach in history was likely to have won, save Don Nelson.

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