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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.

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© RealClearSports 2011
9:13AM

SF Examiner: Is it time for Golden State Warriors fans to believe again?

By Art Spander
Special to The Examiner


The promises are out there, from a chain of command which seems very commanding, from a new head coach who acts very demanding.

This is the season, we are told, when fans of the Warriors, the most persistent, most loyal fans in sports, receive their payback.

Sixteen years out of 17, the Warriors have missed the playoffs...

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Copyright 2011 SF Newspaper Company
9:39AM

RealClearSports: Warriors Make a Legendary Hire

By Art Spander
For RealClearSports.com


SAN FRANCISCO — He's always had what was required, as a player with a last-second jump shot — Jerry West wasn't nicknamed "Mr. Clutch for nothing — as an executive with a draft day trade for the rights to Kobe Bryant.

"A tremendous amount of good fortune,'' advised West, "can happen for a risk taker.''

A risk taker who knows the territory, which Jerry West certainly does.

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© RealClearSports 2011
9:51AM

SF Examiner: Bay Area sports limping along

By Art Spander
Special to The Examiner

The Bay Area blues: The Warriors can’t catch a break. The A’s can’t catch on. The Giants can’t catch a ground ball — or if they do, can’t throw it properly to first base.


Dare we mention the Sharks, who until proven differently, remain the only major league franchise in the region yet to win their sport’s championship?



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Copyright 2011 SF Newspaper Company
9:37AM

RealClearSports: Cheers, Jeers - and Baskets - Follow Kobe

By Art Spander
For RealClearSports.com


OAKLAND, Calif. -- The people who weren't cheering him were booing him. It was a game in the arena of the Golden State Warriors, but for Kobe Bryant, it could have been in L.A.'s Staples Center.

"Yeah,'' Bryant said, "when we're up, it does feel like a home game."

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© RealClearSports 2011