And he played really well tonight, so we were very comfortable with the rotation and the way it worked out.
Which is maybe why … I'd be stunned if Warriors even entertained the idea of Dwight Howard. Load more. The problem was that there were too many occasions when his aggression overtook his judgment, resulting in fouls or turnovers.
So how did the Warriors respond? They targeted Boogie, putting him the pick-and-roll early and often.
The Warriors did it again. They've publicly laid out their plans go young, hungry and smaller more wings, fewer vet bigs , plus still feeling sting of Swaggy P whiff.
Both Howard traded and Van Gundy fired were gone after that season. All five starters scored in double digits, led by 26 points from Klay Thompson. It was reported Thursday that Howard was expected to undergo the procedure, but it is now confirmed with an estimated timetable.
The Warriors were shopping the market for an affordable veteran big man, and Howard fits that description. Then came the Houston Rockets, where he and James Harden essentially stopped communicating. On the court, this is a guy who throughout his career has demanded more touches while also resisting being the roll man for Harden and Steve Nash, two of the greatest pick-and-roll players ever.
Wizards center Dwight Howard will miss two to three months after undergoing lower-back surgery in Los Angeles on Friday.
Starting on-court work Wednesday. The Warriors committed 15 turnovers, off which Charlotte scored 20 points. The short end of that timeline has arrived, but the Wizards have yet to set a date for his evaluation.
A Warriors team that believes its better at these things than everyone else and is looking to fill the center spot with veteran minimum contracts has to be tantalized by the chance to plug Howard into that hole.
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