Monta Ellis: A+
A great scorer, yes, but this year he became so much more. A great distributor, a great clutch closer, a great teammate. A team leader. A superstar in the making.
A couple of years ago, I wrote that I believed that Monta had the makings of a supreme point guard, because his passes had laser-like accuracy: they always seemed to hit his man in the hands. This opinion was scoffed at. Well, in last night’s broadcast, we learned that Monta leads the entire NBA in shooting % by recipients of his passes. Hmmm. Continue reading
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“It’s the smart move….”
— Michael Corleone, on being betrayed.
I. Joe Lacob
We’ve heard a lot of different explanations and insinuations why Don Nelson is no longer coaching the Warriors. I’ve sifted through the lot of it — “pitchforked” would probably be a better word — and think in the end it really comes down to this:
There can be only one Godfather.