Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/30/14
When it was over on July 5 Warriors general manager Bob Myers was finally able to exhale a long satisfying breath. The previous five days had been a whirlwind with Golden State one of five teams included in the very public chase of the league’s top free agent—center Dwight Howard—all while pulling strings behind the scenes in hopes of landing Denver wing Andre Iguodala a better fit for the upstart team. The front office had been aggressive from the beginning of free agency and had been putting in 20-hour days since free agency kicked off on July 1. They knew that Howard was a longshot to come to the Bay Area but Iguodala was more realistic. Sort of. “Andre was still a longshot too” Myers told Sporting News. “And it looked like more of a longshot as we were going through the process. I remember walking into my house late at night just about every night that week and telling my wife ‘This is disappointing because no one cares about the work you put in they just care about the result...
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