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Jackson Suspended Two Games

The Warriors have suspended Stephen Jackson for two games following his outburst on the bench in Friday’s win over the Lakers at the Forum.
Jackson picked up five fouls and tech in 9:20 seconds of action. His frustration spilled onto the bench, prompting Nellie to tell Jackson to cool off. Jackson wound up in the locker room (no word yet on if he was banished to the locker room or left on his own). Jackson did not play the second half. He was not with the team in Indian Wells.

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Off Day in La La Land

Monta practiced full bore today. He is probable for Friday’s game. He showed no signs of that ankle sprain that forced him out of action last night. No limping. No favoring. On one play, he got into the lane dribbling to his left and, with a defender on his hip, pulled up and nailed a floater fading to his left. Moments later, going right, he stuck a fade-away jumper from deep. Neither were plays you’d expect to see from a guy with a bad ankle.

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Should Warriors Decline Wright’s Option?

I was at my college reunion in Atlanta when I heard the news about Wright. Hard not to feel bad for the guy. He was determined, and it showed. He had, by all accounts, a great off-season. He was arguably the most impressive player in camp to date. His floating hook was looking unguardable. He picked up 18 pounds over last season, according to the team’s staff, and had grown about an inch. Everybody was impressed with Brandan Wright.

Now, he may be losing more than just most of this season.

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