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Notes on the Summer League

OK, I watched most of the last two summer league games. And that will suffice for me. I have a limited appetite for wretched basketball, which is why I don’t watch college freshmen contend for NCAA titles. And my curiosity concerning the Warriors draftees has been sated.

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Tank Thread Number Three

Back in the Bay, and caught the Portland game last night, the first game I’ve watched in a couple of weeks.  It was, for me, like sitting through a couple of hours of fingernails being scraped down a chalkboard. And I wasn’t even tuned to Bob Fitzgerald.

Since April Giants baseball was (correctly) pre-empting April Warriors basketball, I watched the national broadcast. There, I got to listen to Chris Mullin tell us what a good coach Mark Jackson is going to be. And got to listen in on the huddle to hear Mark Jackson tell the boys to please play defense.

The Joy of Tanking.

I’ll try not to discuss what actually happened in the game — we all know that’s not the point of April Warriors basketball — but here’s a couple of talking points:

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