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9:18AM

SF Examiner: Jeremy Lin leaves Warriors wondering 'What if?'

By Art Spander
Special to The Examiner

"This is unbelievable. I’ve never been part of something like this," Jeremy Lin said. But not about becoming the toast of New York, about signing with the Warriors.

Hey, the young man had to start some place.

He was a curiosity, a hometown kid...

Read the full story here.

Copyright 2012 SF Newspaper Company

10:19AM

RealClearSports: Oakland Teams Find There's No There There

By Art Spander
For RealClearSports.com


OAKLAND, Calif. – She didn’t mean what we thought she meant. Gertrude Stein’s infamous quote about this town, “There is no there there,’’ was misinterpreted. The intent of teams that, like Stein, called Oakland home is well understood, however.

They can’t wait to get out.

Stein, the poet, author and art collector...

Read the full story here.

© RealClearSports 2011
9:44AM

RealClearSports: As Coach, Jackson's View Different Now

By Art Spander
For RealClearSports.com


OAKLAND, Calif. — This was classic NBA, the near catchup, which keeps some fans in the arena and, more importantly, keeps others from turning off the TV.

A year ago, Mark Jackson, ESPN announcer, would have been thrilled as a lead of 19 points was reduced to five. "I would have embraced it and had about 10 catchphrases locked and loaded,'' Jackson said.

Now, Mark Jackson, Golden State Warriors coach, was properly concerned.

Read the full story here.

© RealClearSports 2011
9:23AM

SF Examiner: Uphill battle awaits Golden State Warriors

By Art Spander
Special to The Examiner


They are the NBA’s mystery team, led by a coach who never has coached, constructed upon two guards with divergent problems, and opening with games that may get them in headlines and perhaps into a hole from which the Warriors can’t escape.

Their past is haunting, 16 seasons of the past 17 unable to make the playoffs. Their future is promising, if the words of Mark Jackson — a man of many words as a TV commentator before switching jobs — are to be believed.

Read the full story here.

Copyright 2011 SF Newspaper Company
10:13AM

RealClearSports: Warriors Take $7 Million Chance on Brown

By Art Spander
For RealClearSports.com


It’s only $7 million, and it’s only for a year. And they already had been stiffed by Tyson Chandler and lost out on DeAndre Jordan. And in the NBA someone has to be listed at center, so the Golden State Warriors signed Kwame Brown.

The Warriors, indeed, had a center, Andris Biedrins. Been with them the past few years while he attempted not to foul out and to make free throws, rarely succeeding in either category.

Read the full story here.

© RealClearSports 2011