On Warriors and Andrew Bogut

Stan is agitating for me to write about the Andrew Bogut fiasco. Sure. Happy to do it. I'm in the press box at Stanford Stadium to watch Stanford beat UCLA for the second time in six days, which gives me time to write about the W's. I was on Comcast [...]

By | November 30th, 2012|5 Comments

Bob Myers talks Warriors

Warriors general manager Bob Myers met the media Thursday in a brand new, glass-enclosed conference room at the Warriors downtown Oakland facility. Here is the opening of the column I wrote from our Q & A. I mostly stay out of it and let Myers talk for himself: I don't [...]

By | September 27th, 2012|5 Comments

Rating Bay Area GMs: your call

This Sabean topic sure has legs. I appreciate how passionate all of you are either pro or con on Sabean. Here's a quiz. Rate these five GMs in order of best to worst and give a reason: Baalke, Sabean, Beane, Myers, McKenzie. I will stay out of the discussion. This [...]

By | August 1st, 2012|27 Comments

Sabean vs. all other GMs

When I posted an item praising Brian Sabean yesterday, I knew I'd get some negative response. Fair enough. Some people even wrote that Billy Beane is a better GM and that the Giants winning the World Series under Sabean doesn't mean all that much. Let's be clear about this. Winning [...]

By | August 1st, 2012|38 Comments

Why Bob Myers is Warriors GM

I've been pondering the trade that just brought guard Jarrett Jack to the Warriors and I've come to some conclusions -- mostly this proves Bob Myers is the right GM for the Warriors, at least up to now. He got what the Warriors need -- a veteran backup point guard. [...]

By | July 12th, 2012|10 Comments

Bob Myers on the draft and other stuff

I interviewed new Warriors general manager Bob Myers this afternoon. I found him delightful. Here is the opening to my column about him: OAKLAND Last Saturday, Bob Myers went to San Quentin to play hoops with the inmates. When word spread he’s the general manager of the Warriors, the inmates [...]

By | June 20th, 2012|4 Comments

Warriors promote Bob Myers

As you know the Warriors promoted Bob Myers to GM and gave Larry Riley other duties. I like Riley and hope he's OK. I don't know Myers but assume he'll be very good. I applaud Joe Lacob for taking decisive action. This is his MO to wait around, evaluate and [...]

By | April 25th, 2012|3 Comments