Originally written on HoopStuff  |  Last updated 4/21/13
The Golden State Warriors have lost David Lee for the rest of these playoffs because of a hip injury. Coming off of a very tough loss in game 1 to the Nuggets, this news is even more hurtful to this team’s confidence. They will have to replace his production somehow, but it will not be easy. They will need numerous players to step up without their All Star big man. Lee is their secondary scoring option and by far their top rebounder, so they will really struggle to score inside and collect rebounds. Without much size to replace him, this means 3 things, they will have to play much smaller, they need Stephen Curry to play even better and they need their center, Andrew Bogut, to take a much bigger role within the offense. Their only legitimate backup big man is sixth man scoring savant, Carl Landry, but he has been a sparkplug off the bench and they should keep him there. This means that they will probably move rookie, Draymond Green, into the starting lineup and play small. This is a...
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