Saving the Golden State Warriors
The Warriors are on the brink of losing Gilbert Arenas to the Wizards. Here's a plan to save the Warriors before it's too late.
Updated: July 30, 2003, 11:37 AM ETBy Chad Ford | NBA Insider
Gilbert Arenas has a message for Warriors fans looking for hope amidst the fiery embers -- forget it. After showing lots of promise last season under new head coach Eric Musselman, the Warriors suffered a death blow last week when Arenas, the team's best player and catalyst for its improbable run, signed an offer sheet with the Wizards. Because of salary-cap constraints, the Warriors would have to clear around $20 million in cap room to be able to match the offer.
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