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Tank Thread Number Two

Brandon Rush: We’ve been hearing a lot lately — from people on his payroll, like Larry Riley, Rick Barry and Andrew Bogut — that Joe Lacob has been spending money, and is willing to spend money, to win.

I say: Really?                           Continue reading

The Sins of the Past: Warriors 95 Lakers 87

The Sins of the Past.

Two power-forwards slugging it out with seven footers on defense.  The high post and high pick and roll drawing them out of the lane on offense.  A spread floor opening the lane for swooping drives.  The fear of swooping drives bringing on a hard rain of deadly three-pointers.  The fear of deadly three pointers creating space for the pick and roll. Unstoppable guards given free rein to create havoc. A long defensive three to switch onto the best scorer. The swarming help. The gang rebounding. The outlets. The devastating fast break.

The Sins of the Past.                                                            Continue reading