GameThread #17: Golden State Warriors @ Minnesota Timberwolves- Go Grab Yo Kool-Aid!

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Warriors (7-9) @ Timberwolves (4-12)

TV: CSN Bay Area | Radio: KNBR 1050

Tip Off: 5:00pm

Blog Buddy: Canis Hoops

Regional: SB Nation Bay Area


What time is it?  DAVID LEE TIME!!

That's right - our $80 million big man has been cleared to play (still a game time decision) after being bitten by the Vampire that is Wilson Chandler.

Sure, we've won one game in his absence, but I think it's pretty clear that we need Lee's rebounding ability.

That's not to take away from Andris Biedrin's big performance last night (28 points and 21 rebounds - see -RECAP #16: Golden State Warriors 111, Memphis Grizzlies 116- Not so Smart coaching = 1-7 without David Lee) but I'm pretty sure we can all agree that Lee's abilities will lead us to victory.

And after the jump, I got 3 reasons why David Lee is one of the best players in basketball, nay, roughest toughest NBA player out there!



1. David Lee counted to infinity - twice.

Betcha didn't know he was a scholar, did you? Wha'd he do in college? Not only was he a monster on the ball court, but he excelled in his coursework. I once asked him...

"What do you get when you average 20 points and 11 boards in the 2009-2010 season?"

His answer -

"David Lee. "

Do the math yo.


2. When the Boogeyman goes to sleep every night, he checks for David Lee.

Yes, David Lee's Kryptonite might be a Vampire named Wilson Chandler, but that doesn't mean he's still not a monster to every other NBA PF.

Who else on the Warriors is averaging 14 points and 11 boards? 

Just like Keith Sweat said - "Nobody."




3. They once made a David Lee toilet paper, but it wouldn't take crap from anybody.

Let's be real for a second, David Lee wasn't treated like a king when he was with the Knicks. Likewise, Anthony Randolph wasn't really treated all that well when he was here...seems like a perfect trade, right?

Cept David Lee made some noise in his homecoming to NYC - 28 points, 10 boards, 4 steals...and a little minor injury.

Anthony Randolph? DNP - Coach's Decision.

Where's that potential now?


We got this. We have to get this. The losing has to stop.

K-Love is a beast and there's no denying that. Darko Milicic is scoring (what the?) but that doesn't mean anything.

Here's to hoping David Lee gets some burn tonight.

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