The W
Views: 119919920
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
19.1.10 1114
The 7 - Basketball - Baron Davis traded to Golden State
This thread has 3 referrals leading to it
Register and log in to post!
(558 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (11 total)
Kawshen
Liverwurst
Level: 71

Posts: 939/1201
EXP: 3085562
For next: 81567

Since: 2.1.02
From: Bronx, NY

Since last post: 2778 days
Last activity: 1038 days
AIM:  
#1 Posted on 24.2.05 1503.26
Reposted on: 24.2.12 1505.33
(image removed)

http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/news/story?id=1998925

The New Orleans Hornets have traded guard Baron Davis to the Golden State Warriors for Dale Davis and Speedy Claxton, ESPN has learned.

Baron Davis, who returned to the Hornets' lineup Wednesday in a home loss to Seattle, appeared in only 17 of New Orleans' first 53 games because of back, heel and ankle ailments.

The former UCLA star would relish a move to his home state, sources told Stein, where Davis would be paired with Jason Richardson in a potentially high-scoring backcourt.

Baron Davis is averaging 18.9 points and 7.2 assists per game for New Orleans.

--------------------------------------------

Poor Baron. I know he wanted to go back to Cali but... damn.

(edited by Kawshen on 24.2.05 1943)
Promote this thread!
JoshMann
Andouille
Level: 90

Posts: 1493/2159
EXP: 6958955
For next: 229681

Since: 17.11.03
From: Tallahassee, FL

Since last post: 3111 days
Last activity: 3108 days
AIM:  
Y!:
#2 Posted on 24.2.05 1505.54
Reposted on: 24.2.12 1506.12
You have no comment regarding Malik Rose OR Mo Taylor, do you?

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/7025674/

ON-TOPIC: I think this gives Golden State the best drive-dish-and-shoot offense in the NBA if they allow themselves to play that way. And the Hornets gave him away for a veteran and a lesser player at the same position.

(edited by Blanket Jackson on 24.2.05 1609)
Kawshen
Liverwurst
Level: 71

Posts: 940/1201
EXP: 3085562
For next: 81567

Since: 2.1.02
From: Bronx, NY

Since last post: 2778 days
Last activity: 1038 days
AIM:  
#3 Posted on 24.2.05 1510.49
Reposted on: 24.2.12 1513.07
Just one. 32 years and counting.

And this topic is about Baron Davis, damn you. :)
It's False
Scrapple
Level: 143

Posts: 1292/6153
EXP: 35225955
For next: 605940

Since: 20.6.02
From: I am the Tag Team Champions!

Since last post: 148 days
Last activity: 21 days
#4 Posted on 24.2.05 1545.52
Reposted on: 24.2.12 1548.45
I actually feel sorry for Derek Fisher in this deal. He had hopes of being a starter when he signed with Golden State, but now it doesn't look there's any hope for that with Baron coming into town.
Quezzy
Knackwurst
Level: 111

Posts: 1739/3379
EXP: 14555760
For next: 312646

Since: 6.1.02
From: Pittsburgh, PA

Since last post: 17 hours
Last activity: 2 hours
#5 Posted on 24.2.05 1942.30
Reposted on: 24.2.12 1948.56
Actually I think Fisher is fortunate, better to be Baron's backup then to be the one shipped to New Orleans.
ekedolphin
Scrapple
Level: 137

Posts: 2337/5550
EXP: 30625475
For next: 247458

Since: 12.1.02
From: Indianapolis, IN; now residing in Suffolk, VA

Since last post: 7 days
Last activity: 18 hours
#6 Posted on 25.2.05 0058.15
Reposted on: 25.2.12 0059.01
Because Golden State's so much better?
drjayphd
Scrapple
Moderator
Level: 119

Posts: 2360/4020
EXP: 18705375
For next: 223971

Since: 22.4.02
From: Outside of Boston

Since last post: 26 days
Last activity: 2 days
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#7 Posted on 25.2.05 0117.23
Reposted on: 25.2.12 0120.59
Hunh. I'm kinda shocked, but not. I mean, if the Hornets are going to suck, might as well not half-ass it. But still, all we got back is Dale Davis (read: cap room) and Speedy Claxton (isn't New Orleans building with Dickau at PG?)... huh. Sucks how far he's fallen, but not entirely unexpected.
Blindsight
Weisswurst
Level: 13

Posts: 13/24
EXP: 8582
For next: 1685

Since: 19.6.02
From: New Orleans

Since last post: 3696 days
Last activity: 3648 days
#8 Posted on 25.2.05 0118.23
Reposted on: 25.2.12 0123.41
    Originally posted by ekedolphin
    Because Golden State's so much better?



Hey, they're five wins better! Even if their record's 16-38.

Look on the bright side, this gives Golden State a chance to finally, finally be the third best team in California.
drjayphd
Scrapple
Moderator
Level: 119

Posts: 2361/4020
EXP: 18705375
For next: 223971

Since: 22.4.02
From: Outside of Boston

Since last post: 26 days
Last activity: 2 days
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#9 Posted on 25.2.05 0121.05
Reposted on: 25.2.12 0126.02
    Originally posted by Blindsight
    Look on the bright side, this gives Golden State a chance to finally, finally be the third best team in California.


Oh, come on, the Lakers aren't THAT bad.
Hurrikane757k
Salami
Level: 33

Posts: 209/221
EXP: 226375
For next: 2807

Since: 20.1.04
From: Fairfax, VA

Since last post: 4257 days
Last activity: 3355 days
AIM:  
#10 Posted on 25.2.05 0247.29
Reposted on: 25.2.12 0248.20
Although Baron is a good player when healthy, he has a ton of question marks about him... he isn't that great of a shooter either way, he's injury-prone, and he has a huge contract that no team wants to give up much value for. The Warriors are pretty much stuck with this nucleus for a while now, thanks to the big contracts that they have now (Baron, Foyle, Fisher, Richardson, Murphy)... unless they're able to get a decent return for somebody like JRich or Dunleavy in the offseason.
TigerFan55
Linguica
Level: 21

Posts: 61/77
EXP: 46167
For next: 3777

Since: 8.4.04
From: New Orleans, LA

Since last post: 4175 days
Last activity: 3812 days
AIM:  
ICQ:  
#11 Posted on 28.2.05 2254.51
Reposted on: 28.2.12 2259.01
I go to every Hornets home game, and have talked to some of the Hornet announcers about this deal. This was a deal that had to be done. The Hornets didn't get enough in return for him, but it would have been really hard to get a player of equal ability to BD. They should have tried to get a 1st round pick from Golden State, ESPECIALLY since they had three first rounders this year.
This deal came down to a battle of egos. Baron ran all over Tim Floyd last year and basically ran the team. When Floyd was fired out of sheer incompetence at the end of last season, Baron was asked who he would like to have coach. He was consulted all throughout the process and gave the OK when they hired Byron Scott. He plays a couple of games, gets hurt and then decides he doesn't want to play. He and Byron didn't get along after that, as Baron decided to be immature for the rest of the season, as I would assume he didn't judge Byron Scott to be the coach he turned out to be.
This deal was made to get rid of a "locker room cancer" and to clear a ton of cap space to do something in the off season. They're going to build the team around J.R. Smith, and hopefully they can get a decent swing man to fill the team out. They'll be terrible next year as well, but in 06-07, they shouldn't stink as bad.

OFF TOPIC ---
Blindsight...You're the only other W from New Orleans I've ever seen..It's great to see someone else from here posting, I always thought I was the only one.
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: John Chaney Suspended
Next thread: Kobe settles with accuser.
Previous thread: Sports Guy on the NBA trades
(558 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
Related threads: Poor Mike Dunleavy - Perfect example of the Golden State Warriors' state - Derek "Point Four" Fisher signs with the Warriors. - More...
The 7 - Basketball - Baron Davis traded to Golden StateRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2015 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.317 seconds.