Did anyone else think that last Warrior game was nothing short of amazing? I don't think it's even possible to properly describe my emotions going into this.
First of all, the Warriors totally threw the game. Blatantly. They didn't want to win at the end, almost as much as the Spurs didn't. It was as close to a garbage all-star game as you'll ever get. They flat out refused to rebound on four straight possessions, and walked the ball up on the next possession. Yeah, it was a TANK.
Second of all, this came directly after how Mark Jackson adamantly declared that he would try to win this game. Yeah, like how you wanted to go to the playoffs this year? LOL
Thirdly, did anyone see how ridiculously athletic the Warriors were? It was like the whole game was just a dunk contest, with a ridiculous amount of lobs and charges at the basket. There were also a few streetball like jumpers from Mickell Gladness, but other than that, the amount of threes was ridiculously low for a Dubs game.
Fourthly, the Spurs couldn't even be bothered to send their coach, Gregg Popovich, to see this game. Some assistant was an "acting" head coach.
Fifthly, Mikki Moore. He played the laziest game of basketball I'd ever seen this side of Patrick O'Bryant. His picks weren't even picks, he'd just slide in front of an immediately out from under his defender. His effort on offense consisted of pretending that he could shoot. On one offensive possession, I saw him stand out on the three point line for a shot, stand uselessly under the basket smothered by two Spurs defenders, and spend the remainder of the possession out of bounds. At one point, he busted his *** at mid-court. I couldn't stop laughing.
Sixthly, selfishness. Once these guys were double or triple teamed near the basket, they'd never, ever give it up. I saw some amazing hooks from Jeremy Tyler, but I saw so many more blocked shots in the paint.
Honestly, I think these dudes were trippin'. Just look at the photos....
"Eh, I'll give this ball away for the heck of it."
Look up Assistant Coach in the dictionary, this picture comes up.
"LOL, guess I forgot the ball back there"
"Is the game over yet?" "Look! I found something on my shoe!"
"Ope, guess I forgot to defend."
"I'm just kinda jumping around for the heck of it."
Bonner: "Yeah, I really care about blocking this dunk. I really do."
Alright, I'll stop make you suffering while looking at my bad captions. The Warriors suck, and this was just another legendary season in the circus of legendary seasons. Lose a longtime Warrior? Check. Trade him for a injured player? Check. Have two white guys in the starting lineup next season? Check. Get a crazy coach? Check. Most importantly, finish low but not low enough to net a significantly good franchise-changing player? Check. Ah hell, next season will be awesome. We'll win the ship. Just you wait.