Found October 14, 2012 on
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In professional sports, rookie “hazing” can be incredibly entertaining. The veterans need good ideas and the rookies have to be willing to carry it out. You’re only a rookie once and you have to have fun with it. The Golden State Warriors rookies get it. If you can’t tell, they thoroughly enjoyed their hazing during an open practice Saturday. They were asked to belt out solos in front of fans who came out to Oracle Arena to watch practice.
Second round pick Draymond Green led it off by killing a few lines of “Lean On Me.” Undrafted rookie Lance Goulbourne broke out the ABC’s while Kent Bazemore broke out Michael Jackson’s “ABC.” First round pick Harrison Barnes kicked out some Jay-Z. Festus Elezi made his teammates uncomfortable with some Backstreet Boys.
At the 10:20 mark, the rooks got a short tutorial of how to dance “Gangnam Style.”
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The Santa Cruz Warriors held an open tryout for anyone 18 and older, and 76-year-old Don Wiberg definitely qualifies, so he decided to take them up on their offer.
� Every NBA team has some sort of rookie initiation, some have to carry around kiddie back-packs, others have a dance off, but the first-year players of Golden State had a sin-off of sorts. Each rookie sang a few bars from various songs, but more importantly they finished the initiation with a Gangnam Style finale. [...]The post Golden State Warriors’ Rookies Dance Gangnam Style...
The Golden State Warriors D-League affiliate team, the Santa Cruz Warriors, held an open tryout on Sunday that drew 68 people who are looking to fulfill their dreams of playing professional basketball this year. One of those people was 76-year-old Don Wiberg, who gladly posted the roughly $100 entry fee for a chance to try his luck against a group of 20-somethings.
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For just $100 and a few hours out of his day, 76-year-old Don Wilberg was able to make one of his dreams come true.
Wilberg was one of 68 who participated in an open tryout for the Golden State Warriors D-League affiliate, the Santa Cruz Warriors.
Wilberg-- who confessed that he didn’t even make his high school team -- played one year of college basketball...
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Haifa takes on the Timberwolves on Tuesday with another chance to upset a NBA team. It is believed that Ricky Rubio will sit out.
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Stephen Curry had 25 points and Klay Thompson had 21 for the Warriors. They were a combined 8 for 10 from 3-point range. David Lee had 15 points as Golden State lost for the first time in four preseason games.
The Nuggets led 94-92 when...