Originally written on Hoops Manifesto  |  Last updated 11/17/14





#18 - Milwaukee Bucks

2011/12 Record:
 23-43, no playoffs

2012/13 Projected Record: 39-43, possible playoffs  



Key Additions:

Jarrett Jack - Point Guard
Harrison Barnes - Small Forward
Carl Landry - Power Forward

Key Departures:

Dorell Wright - Shooting Guard/Small Forward
Nate Robinson - Point Guard
Dominic McGuire - Small Forward


Depth Chart:

Point Guard:
Stephen Curry, Jarrett Jack
Shooting Guard: Klay Thompson, Brandon Rush
Small Forward: Harrison Barnes, Richard Jefferson
Power Forward: David Lee, Carl Landry
Center: Andrew Bogut, Andris Biedrins


The X Factor:

Andrew Bogut

If the big Aussie can stay healthy, he gives the Warriors an elite big man, capable of being an impact player at both ends of the floor.  But that's a big "if" - Bogut has missed 130 out of a possible 300 games (43%) over the past four years.  And he's already started off on the wrong foot (pun intended) this season by sitting out with his injured ankle.


Summary: 
 

The Warriors are a young, dangerous team, with impact players in both the backcourt and frontcourt.  If Bogut and Stephen Curry can catch some luck and stay on the court this season, Mark Jackson's crew could challenge for a playoff spot in the tough Western Conference.




NBA Preseason Power Rankings

#19 - Portland Trailblazers
#20 - Milwaukee Bucks
#21 - Cleveland Cavaliers
#22 - New Orleans Hornets
#23 - Washington Wizards
#24 - Toronto Raptors
#25 - Sacramento Kings
#26 - Phoenix Suns
#27 - Houston Rockets
#28 - Detroit Pistons
#29 - Orlando Magic
#30 - Charlotte Bobcats

MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Report: Red Sox set to add Hanley Ramirez

Darrelle Revis, Ndamukong Suh exchange words after game

Curt Schilling's son causes scare at Logan Airport

Manziel's girlfriend weighs in on the Browns QB situation

Scalpers in Detroit selling free Jets-Bills tickets for $125

Report: Redskins could bench Robert Griffin III

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Broncos have meeting with scoreboard operator

Report: Cowboys could still pursue Adrian Peterson

Manny Pacquiao: I'm ready to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr.

John Calipari gets daughter's birthday wrong

Carson: Hall of Fame career not worth concussion problems

Tiger hires new swing coach

10 takeaways from Sunday's Week 12 NFL action

WWE Survivor Series results: Sting debuts, Team Cena wins

WATCH: Odell Beckham makes the catch of the season

WATCH: Marshawn Lynch's awesome post game interview

Video: RG3 gets crushed, his linemen look unfazed

WATCH: Dominic Raiola tries to cheap-shot Patriots' lineman

WATCH: Janoris Jenkins returns interception for 99 yd TD

WATCH: TY Hilton chokes up in emotional postgame interview

WATCH: Chris Clemons accidentally knocks ref's hat off

WATCH: Aaron Rodgers throws nifty TD across his body

WATCH: LeGarrette Blount does Antonio Brown's end zone dance

WATCH: Eagles take opening kickoff 107 yards for TD

NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Beckham makes the catch of the season

10 takeaways from NFL Week 12

WWE Survivor Series results

Report: Red Sox set to add Hanley Ramirez

Dominic Raiola admits to dirty play

WATCH: Revis, Suh exchange words

Manziel's GF wants her man to play

Cowboys to pursue Adrian Peterson?

Cal gets daughter's bday wrong

Carson: Career not worth concussions

Report: Gundy pursuing Florida job

Tiger hires new swing coach

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.