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THE BOOK an opposing team's scout sizes up the Warriors
Phil Taylor
October 30, 2000
"Instead of doing a lot of fancy stuff or running a lot of set plays, they'll rely mostly on transition and pick-and-roll if Dave Cowens coaches them the way he coached Charlotte.... They'll play harder. Last year they were going through the motions before they even got to the All-Star break.... Larry Hughes makes good, aggressive moves and attacks the basket, but he could stand to slow down a little. He does some crazy things because almost every decision he makes comes at full speed.... They should be a good offensive rebounding team. Danny Fortson's tough on the boards and Antawn Jamison is very good around the glass. Most small forwards won't have the strength or the instincts to keep Jamison from getting putbacks. This could be a real big year for him.... Erick Dampier is the kind of guy you watch to see what kind of condition he's in. If he's not in top shape, you can go at him after he's been in the game for seven or eight I minutes and get a couple of easy scores before they substitute for him."
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October 30, 2000

The Book An Opposing Team's Scout Sizes Up The Warriors

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"Instead of doing a lot of fancy stuff or running a lot of set plays, they'll rely mostly on transition and pick-and-roll if Dave Cowens coaches them the way he coached Charlotte.... They'll play harder. Last year they were going through the motions before they even got to the All-Star break.... Larry Hughes makes good, aggressive moves and attacks the basket, but he could stand to slow down a little. He does some crazy things because almost every decision he makes comes at full speed.... They should be a good offensive rebounding team. Danny Fortson's tough on the boards and Antawn Jamison is very good around the glass. Most small forwards won't have the strength or the instincts to keep Jamison from getting putbacks. This could be a real big year for him.... Erick Dampier is the kind of guy you watch to see what kind of condition he's in. If he's not in top shape, you can go at him after he's been in the game for seven or eight I minutes and get a couple of easy scores before they substitute for him."

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