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Cohn Zohn

Lowell Cohn's pertinent and impertinent take on sports

Kerr on if Draymond Green is a superstar

Had this interaction with Steve Kerr at Monday morning Warriors practice. Kerr had said Green is one of the best two-way players in the NBA – offense and defense. Me: When you say Draymond is one of the better two-way players, does that translate as being a superstar, and I know that’s a vague term? Do you put him in that category? Kerr: I’m not sure what a superstar is because sometimes that could mean the guy with all the… Read More »

Warriors-Blazers

I always like the first game of a playoff series. We all learn so much. What each team thinks of the other. What works. What doesn’t. Which team has more talent, more grit. Which team makes more clever adjustments. Who is The Man on the floor. All will be skewed because Curry won’t play. But the games go on. And we learn. The world will be a slightly different place after Game 1.

Warriors/A’s

I just drove into Coliseum parking lot. Both A’s and Warriors play day games and the lots are filling up with happy people. This is what the ballpark and arena were made for — multiple events. Lots of fun.

Wow

Got courtside seat for Game 4, right at one corner. Haven’t been this close in a long time. Game 3 sat in the nose bleeds and couldn’t see either bench. Jenny, who handles PR for Rockets, moved Ostler and me down because she thinks we’re nice. Misinformed about me.

Stephen Curry runs

Steve Kerr just answered the required Stephen Curry status questions and here’s what he said. “I just saw him in the locker room. He said he’s feeling good.” Will he play? “I assume so. The only thing that would keep him from playing is if he goes out and warms up and comes in and says he’s not feeling well, but I don’t anticipate that. He said he woke up this morning feeling like he did yesterday which is a… Read More »