Turiaf agrees to deal with Warriors

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» Wed Jul 09, 2008 2:26 am
The Lakers have 7 Days to offer something better, but I doubt they will. And I hope they don't. Although I always thought Turiaf was annoying, he's a great fit for the Warriors' need. I'll admit that.

Now that Pietrus is gone, Barnes won't be re-signed, and Buike will probably go else where, signing Turiaf (a Center/ Power Forward) is a great pick up.

Turiaf a.k.a the Foyle '08!

Now we just need to ship out Al Harrington for a PG or SG.

Do your thing Mullin.
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» Wed Jul 09, 2008 2:33 am
Dude foyle sucks, why would we want a repeat of that, ps unless your talking about attitude.
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» Wed Jul 09, 2008 2:55 am
haha. Yeah, I was being sarcastic about that. I guess I should change it to the Pietrus '08 (as in character wise). Turiaf is from France too!
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» Wed Jul 09, 2008 5:34 am
Yeah the team needs a big body to fill the paint, whilst they work on Biedrins bringing his range out and trying to hit big shots.

Like i mean Don Nelson turned Nowitzki into a 7 foot 3 point shooting machine. No doubt in my mind that Beans cant be the 2nd coming of DIRK!!!

Haha aight im dreaming, But if you want a more dynamic look at it. He'll be a great paint filler whilst the athletism of Beans, Randolph and Wright fly high over... Now we just need to see if Baron rubbed enough playmaking presence on Monta!!!
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» Wed Jul 09, 2008 6:53 am
Wow the warriors just made two very nice moves, both players we just signed do things that our team is pretty bad at. I think Mullin is doing a fine job. Now we can probably sign one more free agent and then resign monta and beans depending on how much over the cap ownership is willing to go.

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» Wed Jul 09, 2008 8:15 am
I always considered him to be one of those unskilled big-body-only NBA players that I hate, but he has been getting better and hopefully will continue to for the Ws.

Only problem is that his stats will go down as he could always count on a HOF night when he played the Ws.

Now, we need a guard. BD slinking back and the Clippers totally out of the race might just work. Or another guard might even be better.
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» Wed Jul 09, 2008 9:06 am
I like Ronny! He hustles and rebounds very well! Someone we need off the bench. Although I do agree with some of you saying that we can just use Hendrix for that.

I think Hendrix will be a good force for us, but if Ronny's on our team that puts a roadblock in front of Hendrix. At least we have 2 good rebounders now!

I would still prefer to play Hendrix good minutes this upcoming season rather than signing Ronny, but I'm not disappointed with the sign at all.
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» Wed Jul 09, 2008 9:08 am
carlgo wrote:Only problem is that his stats will go down as he could always count on a HOF night when he played the Ws


Why are a lot of people saying this?

His numbers against the Warriors are any better than against just about any other team.

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» Wed Jul 09, 2008 9:10 am
The question is, will Nellie play Hendrix? If he sucks early my guess is no.
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» Wed Jul 09, 2008 9:11 am
What impresses me about Turiaf besides his hustle and energy is the fact that he blocked 1.4 shots/game last season in only 18 min of play/game. That is among the best shot block per 48 min in the league.

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» Wed Jul 09, 2008 9:28 am
bada wrote:What impresses me about Turiaf besides his hustle and energy is the fact that he blocked 1.4 shots/game last season in only 18 min of play/game. That is among the best shot block per 48 min in the league.


I like Turiaf as well... but only as a Warrior. =) What a thorn in the Warriors side!

The Maggs and Turiaf moves are fascinating. While I hate losing a guy the caliber of Baron, building a stronger core could set the foundation for the development of our young players.

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» Wed Jul 09, 2008 9:30 am
I like Turiaf's energy and big body, but he's coming from the Triangle offense to one that runs constantly. I hope his conditioning starts now and he'll be ready to run from 1 side to the other.

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» Wed Jul 09, 2008 9:41 am
i dig ronny - yes, i'm from LA - so i'm a laker fan ;-)

i don't think mully is done yet - we have to much juice in the front court, but kind of thin in back. i see a trade for a veteran point guard.

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» Wed Jul 09, 2008 9:59 am
I'm impressed with the signing, keep it up Mully... I hated the MAgette signing at first but a guy like Turiaf is a good call. I wonder if we can get Vujacic...?
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» Wed Jul 09, 2008 10:22 am
tallboy12321 wrote:I'm impressed with the signing, keep it up Mully... I hated the MAgette signing at first but a guy like Turiaf is a good call. I wonder if we can get Vujacic...?


Just checking here.............but I havnt seen anything official on these deals..............hell, even Barons hasnt been announced (still makes me chuckle that he cancelled his press conference in LA)

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