Game Thread: Warriors @ New Jersey Nets 2012-01-18

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 17, 2012 7:29 pm
Golden State Warriors (5 - 8) @ New Jersey Nets (3 - 11)

Start time: 4:30 PM PST @ The Prudential Center
Local TV: CSN Bay Area
Nat TV: NBALP

Probable starters for the Golden State Warriors:
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C - Andris Biedrins
PF - David Lee
SF - Dorell Wright
SG - Monta Ellis
PG - Charles Jenkins

Probable starters for the New Jersey Nets:
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C - Mehmet Okur
PF - Kris Humphries
SF - DeShawn Stevenson
SG - MarShon Brooks
PG - Deron Williams

Team leaders:
PPG - M. Ellis (23.7) | D. Williams (18.0)
RPG - D. Lee (10.5) | K. Humphries (9.8)
APG - M. Ellis (7.6) | D. Williams (8.2)
SPG - S. Curry (1.8) | S. Gaines (1.3)
BPG - A. Biedrins (1.3) | D. James (1.0)
I've been a Warriors fan since they traded Chris Webber. Can you imagine how that's like....
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 6:08 pm
Monta looks like he's on fire tonight. Hitting that buzzer beater from just inside Nets' half of the court is a good indicator.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 6:23 pm
Looks like Klay found his rhythm finally. He's sinking those threes lately.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 6:28 pm
We can't rebound...
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 6:30 pm
JREED, where's ScoreBot, damn it? I'm all alone here. lol
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 6:39 pm
udoh dissapoints me, getting extended minutes, not rebounding, and getting blocked by the guy who married a universal whore!
other than that seems like both teams just cruising, at least i don't see much defensive energy from our squad.
predict that lee will go off in third, if he stays off fouling early.

p.s. i just wrote that for guybrush not to get lonely :crazy:
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 6:45 pm
I would like to see Udoh develop, but I'm getting more and more convinced that he will be anything more than a bench player.
Both team are lacking on defense. We had a good shooting first half, and they outrebounded us by huge margin. Especially in the second quarter...can't remember when we had last rebound, if it were not for that big difference in steals in our favor, we would be trailing now. 12 rebounds for the half, how pathetic is that?

No need to write if you don't want to, Martin, I just find it more interesting to discuss team's play with some other fan.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 6:49 pm
steals kept us in, you're right. udoh, yeah, seems to lack reaction, both on offense and defence, and being not so big, really is only good against slow players. sadly.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 6:57 pm
Lee missing FTs. And, good lord, Humphries looks like a superstar against Warriors. They can't rebound or close the paint.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 7:13 pm
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 7:15 pm
lee was killed by foul trouble, with couple of bogus ones. wright benn nice and ellis too.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 7:17 pm
The worst possible way to finish your final play on offense in the quarter. And, of course, you get punished for that.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 7:18 pm
would try a lineup of rush, mcguire/udoh wright, biedrins and monta/robinson. both wright and rush were on fire. would want them on the floor and try some running untill middle, 4 minute mark, then put back lee to finish, we'll need his leadership at the end
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 7:19 pm
I agree on those bogus fouls you mentioned. Really questionable...still, we have to win this game even without Lee. Nets are horrible, I just don't know what happened to our rebounding. I know we are bad, or average at best, but tonight, it's like we have 5 PGs on the court all the time.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 7:19 pm
martin wrote:would try a lineup of rush, mcguire/udoh wright, biedrins and monta/robinson. both wright and rush were on fire. would want them on the floor

I would give Klay some more time as well...he was on fire while he was in.
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