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Warriors reach deal with Jannero Pargo

Jul 27, 2010, 5:28 PM EDT

Jannero Pargo is about to become the least popular Golden State Warrior.

Thumbnail image for New Warriors Logo.jpgHe has reached terms with the Warriors for a two-year, $2.4 million deal, according to Marc Spears of Yahoo.

Why is Pargo about to be unpopular? Because he will be the backup point guard, the guy behind Stephen Curry and in front of crowd favorite Jeremy Lin. Every minute he is on the floor, a guy who the fans want to see won’t be.

If Don Nelson remains the coach, Pargo is a good fit with his system. He’s quick and energetic, shoots at a low percentage (34.6 percent last season and 27.5 percent from three) and defense is an afterthought. In any other system, he’s not really a good fit. Who knows what the system will be, who the owner and coach and general manager will be, so who knows how Pargo fits. But probably not all that well.

  1. TCat - Jul 27, 2010 at 6:07 PM

    Everybody all together now….

  2. johnmaine - Jul 27, 2010 at 6:09 PM

    David Kahn was hired to ruin the Minnesota Timberwolves http://bit.ly/b4z2oe

  3. Rudy - Jul 28, 2010 at 12:43 AM

    I wouldn’t automatically assume Pargo has the primary backup role. And I certainly wouldn’t assume he’ll have it for very long.

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