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Was starting to wonder if getting the full year subscription up front was a good idea. Glad there is stuff like this to assuage those concerns. Nice write up. The bit about Steph shooting left-handed reminded me of when Morrow would knock down left-handed 3's at a high clip during practice. I couldn't find the video I was looking for but did find this:

https://blog.sfgate.com/warriors/2010/02/12/morrow-wants-to-left-a-mark/

I seem to remember a 3-point contest where he beat a fellow dub shooting left-handed but couldn't find the video.

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I gotta say this is pretty cool to have this insight.

On JEIII I hope he can build his confidence up. I could just see someone like him struggle in his first few years, end up on a team like the Spurs and then wind up being a pain in our arse for years to come...

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Hey, as one of the whiners about No Smiley, I’m glad you asked about it!

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Jan 24, 2020Liked by Poor Man's Commish

yea, that was pretty cool. Let's Go Warriors has arrived!

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Did I say “whiners”? Oops meant winos. 😂

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Great updates. Any news on Kevon Looney? I miss that dude, and hope his neuropathy issues can be mitigated so we can see him back on the court.

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Yeah good question. Slater asked postgame on the road (I wasn’t there) if it was neuropathy related and Kerr deflected it saying he doesn’t have that info. But he also said earlier in the week he’s hoping Looney plays later in the week so we’ll see pregame tonight — coaches aren’t made available for morning shootaround.

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That's exciting. Looney was so good over the last couple years, I was really excited to see him step it up this season with more minutes, so it's been a big disappointment so far this season.

Both Looney and Evans looked solid in a few early-season minutes before getting derailed by injury, and both looked a lot worse after coming back. Gotta wonder how much of that is related to the injuries & rustiness, vs. just normal variance.

I feel like Evans still has some potential since his defensive IQ is good for a player his age, but his offense has never really looked reliable in the NBA, and his 1-on-1 defense still gets beaten a little more often than I'd like.

Looney's versatile defense, on the other hand, is top-class, and his limited but efficient offense over the past few years has been a perfect fit for this squad. But it feels like asking him to take on a bigger offensive role hasn't been that successful and his injury status has been a huge downer all season.

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Wow I think this is the first piece I've read in full in quite some time. It's nice to have an insider who can throw out a question/concern from the fan base once in a while.

PS: SWC is going to kill it next year.

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Thanks for reading!

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keep up the great work!

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It’s actually kinda awesome to see a familiar handle on Twitter show up here! ✊

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