Found December 20, 2011 on TheProBasketballTalk:
Another year and hope is springing eternal for the Dubs.  They have enthusiastic owners in Joe Lacob and Peter Gruber.  They have a new coach in Mark Jackson.  They have a young roster with talent, led by the dynamic backcourt of Stephen Curry and Monta Ellis.  And they have the youthful legs that will be a key factor in this abbreviated season.  Jackson is preaching defense and toughness for his Warriors, but when you have thoroughbreds like the Dubs have, sometimes you just want to let them run.  You don’t take a Ferrari out on the highway, and then obey the speed limit.Jackson must preach defense because that’s exactly what the Warriors have lacked in past seasons.  Even in the Baron Davis years, they were successful because they got the necessary stops when needed, and had a roster of tough guys with chips on their shoulders, who didn’t back down from anyone.  Jackson was a stellar player throughout his career, who has enough NBA experience, and enough street mentality, that it ...

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