By Marcus Thompson
Sunday, February 11th, 2007 at 8:34 pm in Uncategorized.
In the last two games, the two key imports from Indiana have made some completely bonehead decisions.
First, on Friday, All Harrington pulls up from halfcourt with three seconds left — totally oblivious to time and situation. Fortunately, the game was tied and went into overtime, where the Warriors won.
Sunday, they weren’t as fortunate. Down one inside of 10 seconds, the ball found its way to Stephen Jackson. He held onto the ball until the final second, only to airball a well-defended fade-away.
Everyone knows when you’re down you go right away. When you’re ahead or tied, you wait. What’s more, Jackson was 6-for-18 from the field. He has to know that he’s not feeling it (which is understandable given his situation), stop trying to be a hero and get the ball to Monta Ellis, who was getting to the rack all day.
With the injuries and the ground they have to make up, the Warriors can’t afford unforced errors to cost them games.