Found February 13, 2012 on Crossover Chronicles:
Last month the Golden State Warriors courted Dwight Howard to no avail. But now with Jerry West prepared to become move involved in his current advisor role with the Warriors, the chase for Superman just might be back on again. When it comes to premiere centers in the league, Howard heads the list, and, if there is one glaring position the Warriors are eager to secure, it's a big man. But that center of attention likely will not come this season -- sorry Warriors fans. The hope is the team has the pieces in place to make a move happen during the offseason, even if Howard can't be had. "We need to solve our one glaring need at center, and once you have some chips, that's when you can make a trade or shake things up  to get something you don't have,” West told the San Francisco Chronicle over the weekend. "It's challenging, but I'm confident that it can be done." West has always been up for a challenge, and he has one in Golden State. With h...

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Jerry West to Step Up Warriors Involvement

by Ryne Nelson / @slaman10 Sure, they let JLin go. Sure, fans are unhappy with GM Larry Riley. But there is hope for the Golden State Warriors. Jerry West may soon step into a more prominent decision-making role with the franchise. West recently spoke to Rusty Simmons of the San Francisco Chronicle, offering the mostly standard quotes about acquiring Draft picks and adding talent...

Magic Wands: at Bucks 2/11

Milwaukee, Wis. (16-11) vs. (12-14)   Time/TV: 9 p.m./FSFloridaLine: Magic by 2Tickets: $35-$103 on TiqIQSeason Series: Tonight in Milwaukee; Feb. 17 in Orlando; Feb. 20 in Milwaukee; March 3 in Orlando Pace Off. Rtg. Def. Rtg. eFG% O.Reb.% TO% FTR Orlando 91.2 100.5 99.1 49.7 25.6 14.9 33.0 Milwaukee 95.4 99.7 101.0 47.2 26.6 13.6 25.2 ...
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