Tuesday was an eventful day for the Warriors both on the court, where they lost to the Hornets on a last-second basket, and off the court, where they announced a front-office shakeup, including the promotion of Bob Myers to general manager. Here's the latest out of Golden State as the team's season winds down....
- The Warriors' loss last night was crucial for the team's chances of keeping its lottery pick, as Marcus Thompson of the Bay Area News Group outlines.
- The new GM confirmed to Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News that Mark Jackson will return next season to coach the Warriors. "He’s good," Myers said of Jackson’s long-term status. "He’s done a great job."
- Myers was in line to replace Larry Riley as the Warriors' GM in "a few years," but it only took 12 months to make the change. According to Thompson, who explains the reasoning behind the front office changes, Myers proved to co-owner Joe Lacob that he was ready to take the reins now