Game Thread: Warriors @ Memphis Grizzlies 2006-04-04

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» Sun Apr 02, 2006 5:31 pm
Golden State Warriors (30-42) @ Memphis Grizzlies (42-32)

Start time 5:00 PM PST @ The FedEx Forum

Probable starters for the Golden State Warriors
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PG - Derek Fisher
SG - Jason Richardson
SF - Mike Dunleavy
PF - Troy Murphy
C - Adonal Foyle

Probable starters for the Memphis Grizzlies
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PG - Bobby Jackson
SG - Eddie Jones
SF - Shane Battier
PF - Pau Gasol
C - Lorenzen Wright

Team Leaders
PPG - J. Richardson (23.4) | P. Gasol (20.5)
RPG - T. Murphy (9.9) | P. Gasol (8.9)
APG - B. Davis (8.9) | D. Stoudamire (4.7)
SPG - B. Davis (1.6) | E. Jones (1.8)
BPG - A. Foyle (1.6) | P. Gasol (2.0)

Matchups this Season
Jan 3 - Golden State Warriors (94) @ Memphis Grizzlies (104)
Feb 13 - Memphis Grizzlies (81) @ Golden State Warriors (79)
Apr 4 - Golden State Warriors @ Memphis Grizzlies
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» Sun Apr 02, 2006 8:01 pm
Grizzlies by 10 - 15.

Grizz have been losing a bit lately

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» Mon Apr 03, 2006 11:05 pm
Grizzlies 97
Warriors 86
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» Tue Apr 04, 2006 2:39 am
We can't stop Gasol and they play pretty good defense...

Grizz by 15.

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» Tue Apr 04, 2006 8:04 am
and they still got eddie jones, a good defender. jrich has his work cut out for him.
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» Tue Apr 04, 2006 12:28 pm
It's a must-win situation, so Golden State will come up short.
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» Tue Apr 04, 2006 3:15 pm
For some reason, I think the Warriors will win this game. One of those infuriating wins when you're like 'why couldn't they have played like that the last few when it mattered'. I don't really agree that this is a 'must win' game. I think we're pretty far past that point right now. I f the warriors actually believe that this game is 'must -win' which they probably don't, then I agree, they will surely lose.
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» Tue Apr 04, 2006 3:35 pm
If they have any shred of hope for a playoff spot (meaning, Sac, Utah, and NO losing every single one of their games and Golden State winning all 10 of their final ones), than they'd see it as a must-win. But, you're probably right, the players are way past that.
» Tue Apr 04, 2006 5:19 pm
games not on TV today?

wow, two in a row.... **** this ****.
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» Tue Apr 04, 2006 5:41 pm
Gotta love NBA TV :) One of the so necessary purchases I had to make upon moving north of the Bay.
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» Tue Apr 04, 2006 6:03 pm
God, it's the second quarter and we're getting our asses handed to us...

How do you outrebound a team by 10 boards and STILL trail a game by double-digits...? Try shooting 23% from the field as a team.

JRich is 1/10.
Dunleavy is 1/6.
Zarko is 0/2.
Air France is 0/2.
Monta is 0/3.
Bynum is 0/1.

That's 2 for 24 from those players alone. Wow.
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» Tue Apr 04, 2006 6:13 pm
Losing by 20 points. I'm officially crowning this first half as the worst the Warriors have played all season.

Wow. At the half, Golden State has committed more than double the turn-overs of Memphis, they shot 22.5% from the field, and scored only 9 points in the second quarter (with Troy Murphy being the only person to sink a field goal... he got two). On top of that, we shot 57% from the stripe, 25% for three, and have (both) less steals and blocks than the Grizzleys.

So far, Derek Fisher leads Golden State with 6 points. JR & Mike are tied with 2 assists a piece. And our best player on the floor (believe it or not, it's Foyle with 4 points, on 2/3 shooting, and 8 boards) already has 3 fouls slapped on him. This might be the very worst I've seen Golden State play all year. Hell, possibly in two years.

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» Tue Apr 04, 2006 6:58 pm
yea. 9 pts in the 2nd quarter wont cut it against memphis let alone any team in the nba. in a way im kinda glad that i dont get to watch this massacre.
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» Tue Apr 04, 2006 7:20 pm
well that was truly ugly...sounded unwatchable from the radio broadcast.

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» Wed Apr 05, 2006 12:44 am
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