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Cohn Zohn

Lowell Cohn's pertinent and impertinent take on sports

Warriors have good draft

Here is the opening to my column about the Warriors’ praiseworthy draft: OAKLAND The Warriors had a very good draft without actually having a hell of a draft. Let’s put it another way. This was rookie general manager Bob Myers’ first draft — along with plenty of help from his friends. Would Myers put his unique stamp on this draft, kaboom — a three-team trade bringing an unbelievable talent to the Warriors? No. But maybe the expectation was misplaced, although… Read More »

Heat will win NBA title; and some Warriors stuff

This is Grant on basketball. The Miami Heat are going to win the NBA Finals. I’ve seen enough, I’m ready to call it. They’re going to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder in five games. I feel this way because both teams proved themselves yesterday, winning tough games on the road, like two boxers who defined themselves with big late round knock outs. They’re good enough, and they know they can win on the road in the playoffs. The Thunder will… Read More »