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Game Thread: Warriors @ Charlotte Bobcats 2007-02-03

Posted: Sat Feb 03, 2007 3:25 am
by krome
Golden State Warriors (22-25) @ Charlotte Bobcats (17-29)

Start time 4:00 PM PST @ The Charlotte Bobcats Arena

Probable starters for the Golden State Warriors
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PG - Baron Davis
SG - Monta Ellis
SF - Stephen Jackson
PF - Al Harrington
C - Andris Biedrins

Probable starters for the Charlotte Bobcats
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PG - Raymond Felton
SG - Derek Anderson
SF - Matt Carroll
PF - Gerald Wallace
C - Emeka Okafor

Team leaders this season
PPG - A. Harrington (20.9) | E. Okafor (15.9)
RPG - A. Biedrins (9.3) | E. Okafor (11.4)
APG - B. Davis (8.8) | R. Felton (7.6)
SPG - B. Davis (2.1) | G. Wallace (1.8)
BPG - A. Biedrins (1.9) | E. Okafor (2.9)

Posted: Sat Feb 03, 2007 3:37 am
by TMC
I'm afraid of back-to-backs. Have we won any back-to-back this season?.

Still, I'm not as high on the Bobcats as others. They usually need a big game by both Wallace and Okafor to have a chance to win. They have some decent players (Morrison, Felton, May... all of them good, but not consistently good. Or not yet, at least) but still are building. They'll be a force in two years (if allowed to be, as Bob Johnson seems more keen on making a profit than having a winner... or so I've heard. Although having MJ on board will probably change that).

In any case, I'm not sure what to think of this game, but only due to our road woes and the fact that it's a back-to-back. Still, I'm picking the Dubs for this one. By 2.

Posted: Sat Feb 03, 2007 12:00 pm
by d1mex
We crushed them last time off a close win. We beat the Nets on a last second shot, then crushed the Bobcats.

So after Friday's must-need win, im picking the Dubs big.

Dubs by 15

Posted: Sat Feb 03, 2007 3:48 pm
by xbay
A back-to-back you say? Oh no. But I keeps faithful for my Warriors!

Gerald Wallace, Matt Carroll, or Emeka Okafor go off but the Dubs still win by 4.

Posted: Sat Feb 03, 2007 3:53 pm
by baytobrooklyn
This team just can't get it done on the road. Not even against the goddamned bobcats (we did get killed by Atlanta LBJ-less Cleveland).

Charlotte by 7

Posted: Sat Feb 03, 2007 4:47 pm
by JayPat
The only two who can really kill us are Gerald Wallace and Emeka. Even if they do, I bet we'll still win. Warriors by 14.

Posted: Sat Feb 03, 2007 6:21 pm
by cladden
It's looking a little precarious. We need to:

A) Grab some boards
B) Cut down on the TOs

Still think we should make this.

Posted: Sat Feb 03, 2007 7:35 pm
by Lanevooo.
The warriors disappoint me.

Posted: Sat Feb 03, 2007 7:42 pm
by cabarkapa
29%FG in second half.....

Posted: Sat Feb 03, 2007 8:28 pm
by CjR
Damn, we had this game, too. We were up by 10 in the 2nd quarter and had momentum and let them back in the game with poor play, missed shots, and turnovers.

37 points in the 2nd half will not get it done, and we really took a dump in the 4th with no offensive rhythm whatsover.

Posted: Sat Feb 03, 2007 10:30 pm
by CouldItBTheChad
John Patrick wrote:The only two who can really kill us are Gerald Wallace and Emeka. Even if they do, I bet we'll still win. Warriors by 14.

Felton outplayed BD in the end. Bastard! :x

Posted: Sat Feb 03, 2007 11:58 pm
by JayPat
We need to go on a big run, and right now if we want to even think about playoffs.

Posted: Sun Feb 04, 2007 3:16 am
by TMC
Ugh... what an ugly game. We certainly should have won this one, but we keep taking too many dumb shots. 4-21 3s?, after 2-20 the other day? If we rely on so many threes we're going to lose more than win...

Posted: Sun Feb 04, 2007 9:43 pm
by xbay
Knew I shouldn't have left the house. As soon as I left, I heard couple neighbors yelling at how horrible the Warriors were playing. Terrible 2nd half. These type of games just kill your spirit. You had a chance to win, and not only win, but win your first back-to-back of the season. Then you blow it. Ouch.

The Warriors would be a legit playoff team in the West if the road woes never took on.