Game Thread: Los Angeles Lakers @ Warriors 2006-01-14

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Will the Warriors be back to .500 after this game?

Poll ended at Sun Jan 15, 2006 9:51 am

60%
Yes
6
40%
No
4

Total votes: 10


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» Fri Jan 13, 2006 9:51 am
Los Angeles Lakers (19-17) @ Golden State Warriors (17-18 )

Start time 7:30 PM PST @ The Arena in Oakland

Probable starters for the Golden State Warriors
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PG - Baron Davis
SG - Jason Richardson
SF - Mike Dunleavy
PF - Troy Murphy
C - Ike Diogu

Probable starters for the Los Angeles Lakers
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PG - Smush Parker
SG - Kobe Bryant
SF - Lamar Odom
PF - Kwame Brown
C - Chris Mihm

Team leaders
PPG - J. Richardson (22.2) | K. Bryant (34.1)
RPG - T. Murphy (8.6) | L. Odom (9.4)
APG - B. Davis (9.2) | L. Odom (5.5)
SPG - B. Davis (1.7) | S. Parker (1.7)
BPG - A. Foyle (1.7) | C. Mihm (1.3)

Matchups this season
Jan 14 - Los Angeles Lakers @ Golden State Warriors
Jan 27 - Golden State Warriors @ Los Angeles Lakers
Mar 3 - Los Angeles Lakers @ Golden State Warriors
Apr 11 - Golden State Warriors @ Los Angeles Lakers
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Starting Lineup
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» Fri Jan 13, 2006 10:54 am
We have to. Scarry game.

Starting Lineup
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» Fri Jan 13, 2006 11:52 am
-9

Lakers 104
Warriors 95

I hope I'm totally wrong, but the Warriors have simply been playing terrible bball lately.
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Hall of Famer
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» Fri Jan 13, 2006 4:22 pm
Warriors by 10
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Hall of Famer
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» Fri Jan 13, 2006 4:37 pm
Warriors +5.

btw, Kobe goes for 50+ against us. Book it.
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Starting Lineup
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» Fri Jan 13, 2006 7:19 pm
Kobe will score 55 pts...

Lakers: 108
Warriors: 97

I see a Warrior losing their cool in frustration and getting ejection.

More finger pointing will happen and this will be on the brink of implosion. :banghead:
» Fri Jan 13, 2006 7:52 pm
i for one think they'll play well. their backs are against the wall.

does anyone know if this game is a sellout? are there still any $10 seats available to this or the lebron game?
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Founder
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» Fri Jan 13, 2006 10:03 pm
Kobe gets 40 and a loss for his trouble

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» Sat Jan 14, 2006 12:56 am
I hope Pietrus is active for this game and gets good playing time, because the Warriors will need him for this game.

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» Sat Jan 14, 2006 2:44 am
Pietrus plays, we win

He doesn't. we lose

He's the only one who can keep Kobe in check.

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» Sat Jan 14, 2006 9:14 am
Kobe will probably dominate JRich. I don't see any way JRich can defend Kobe or even slow him down. Kobe has the complete game (offensive & defense) to shut down JRich.

I don't understand it. JRich is such a superb athlete. Why won't he play tough defense? Do you think his press clippings have gone to his head? If he really wants to be considered as a legit All-Star, he has to start playing some defense to gain respect.

The Lakers team as a whole is beatable, however. I think it's a tribute to Phil that they are even in playoff contention with their team.

My guesses:

JRich will be shut down offensively and Kobe will score at will. The real game will be between the remaining four on each team.

Troy should be able to handle Kwame quite easily. Kwame can only score inside, though, so Troy will have to come in off of his beloved perimeter.

BD should be able to dominate Smush easily.

Lamar-Mike D.? Good question.

I look for Ike to score pretty easily inside.

Overall? Unfortunately, based on the GSW lack of committment to NBA-level team defense, I just don't see us controlling Kobe. I predict he takes over the game and the Lakers win easily.
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» Sat Jan 14, 2006 8:48 pm
ugly start, wonder how long until we see MP
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» Sat Jan 14, 2006 9:00 pm
Murphy is getting schooled by Freakin sucky ass Chris Mimm!!?? Our interior D is making him and Big time Bust, Kwame Brown look like damned all stars!

It looks like they have completely given up even trying to play defense! :banghead:

The only positive I have taken out of this game so far is the fact that Greg Pappa is calling the game down here with Stu Lance. Its nice to hear a familiar voice...
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» Sat Jan 14, 2006 9:01 pm
hobbes wrote:ugly start, wonder how long until we see MP
@ mins left in the 1st qtr is your answer!!! :D
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» Sat Jan 14, 2006 9:02 pm
and he's on the board!!! Welcome back!!!

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