I Miss Fish

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Do you miss Fish?

6%
Yes, he contributed more than people give him credit for last year.
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35%
It would have been nice to keep him... but I understand.
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12%
Kinda... but I have high hopes for Dajuan Wagner and Keith McCloud.
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47%
Of course not. We're better off without him.
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Total votes: 17

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» Mon Sep 25, 2006 7:38 pm
Overpaying is usually a bad move since players, knowing their contract's are guaranteed, don't give it their all (Damp, Dun)
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» Mon Sep 25, 2006 8:07 pm
#32 wrote:Not necessarily. We needed a PG and a veteran. Fisher was a great addition to the Warriors, at the time. We overpaid... according to what Fisher was worth at the time, but we didn't break the bank on him. It's not like we gave him a 4-year, $60 million deal.



Fisher was an admirable player for the team and I just hope that the play of the backup PGs doesn't make us miss him!

Aren't our backups (Monta, Wagner, McCloud) just cheap salarywise :D
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» Tue Sep 26, 2006 2:40 am
xBayAreaWarriorx wrote:Well the way you describe overpaying, all I can say is that he MUST perform up to the money's worth, improve the team, and take em deep in the playoffs. If he doesn't, then you just cost yourself some extra cash to reel in the fish from the FA.


Yeah, that's my point... if your team doesn't improve enough, why do it?. You're losing flexibility for signings, and getting a worse draft pick due to it. If you don't even get to the playoffs, it's just not worth it.
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» Tue Sep 26, 2006 3:52 pm
TMC wrote:
xBayAreaWarriorx wrote:Well the way you describe overpaying, all I can say is that he MUST perform up to the money's worth, improve the team, and take em deep in the playoffs. If he doesn't, then you just cost yourself some extra cash to reel in the fish from the FA.


Yeah, that's my point... if your team doesn't improve enough, why do it?. You're losing flexibility for signings, and getting a worse draft pick due to it. If you don't even get to the playoffs, it's just not worth it.



Also why gamble on it? Where did the saying overpaying a player of Fisher's caliber worth the gamble come in? If you know, for a fact, but still have faith in him, why do it? Those little holes in what you believe and don't are the little things you lose out on. Overpaying is EXACTLY what HE'S done that put the Warriors in debt. Overpaying is EXACTLY what's costing most teams from receiving a happy ending. This only applies in sports though if you know where I'm getting. But seriously, overpaying is only done if you know for a fact that you'll go somewhere. And that somewhere is the playoffs...deep playoffs.
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» Tue Sep 26, 2006 5:05 pm
Bottom line: I'm gonna mish Derek Fisher. If he wasn't so damn expensive, I'd rather have him than those 3 Jazz punks. I understand the need to drop his contract... but he was reliable, clutch, and talented. I wish him the best in Utah (cause now he'll be both bored AND cold when the regular season ends :) ).
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» Tue Sep 26, 2006 5:06 pm
Yeah, and the lottery isn't as exciting for Utah! :( :evil:
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» Tue Sep 26, 2006 6:13 pm
#32 wrote:Bottom line: I'm gonna mish Derek Fisher. If he wasn't so damn expensive, I'd rather have him than those 3 Jazz punks. I understand the need to drop his contract... but he was reliable, clutch, and talented. I wish him the best in Utah (cause now he'll be both bored AND cold when the regular season ends :) ).




He'll likely be trying to hit clutch shots in the playoffs for the Jazz :wink:
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» Thu Sep 28, 2006 12:19 pm
What's that, migya? I was too busy looking out my window for flying pigs.
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» Thu Sep 28, 2006 5:57 pm
#32 wrote:What's that, migya? I was too busy looking out my window for flying pigs.



Quick - Look back at your TV, the Jazz have just sealed a playoff spot :mrgreen:
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» Thu Sep 28, 2006 10:24 pm
In the offseason...?

How'd they do it without playing any games? I guess they musta paid off Stern, because that's the only way they can get into the post-season this year. :)
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» Fri Sep 29, 2006 5:42 am
They just trounced the (#32's favourite team besides the Warriors) and have made it to the second round :mrgreen:
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» Fri Sep 29, 2006 11:12 am
The second round of the draft lottery?

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