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Notes on Al Thornton

That lineup at the end of the second quarter — Lee 5, Vlad 4, Thornton 3, Ellis and Curry — was +4 in 4 minutes, and will be very special going forward, I can see that.  Very glad that Vlad was used exclusively at 4 (+14 in 16 minutes). The Warriors were rewarded with some great Vladdy defense headlined by a couple of blocks.                                          Continue reading

Dead Men Walking: Sixers 125 Warriors 117

It’s getting difficult to make sense of what is going on during Warriors’ games currently. So many agendas are being worked out, so many little dramas. Biedrins taking a back seat to Udoh’s development. Stephen Curry sitting out an entire fourth quarter of a close game. Working Al Thornton, and a radically different style of play, into the rotation.

It is fair to ask at this point whether the Warriors as an organization are even trying to win basketball games.                                           Continue reading

F is for Fail: Celtics 107 Warriors 103 + Al Thornton + Grading Joe Lacob

Once again, I did not expect the Warriors to walk into Boston Garden and come out with a win.  But once again, I am beside myself with HOW they lost.  Tell me something, Joe Lacob.  How did the Celtics win this game pulling down a measly 28 rebounds, to the Warriors 39?  Can you answer that?  How about you, Keith Smart?

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