Rookie Harrison Barnes scored 19 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, making a pair of critical free throws in the final minute to help the Golden State Warriors hold off the short-handed Atlanta Hawks 92-88 on Wednesday night.
Nelson won five NBA titles as a Boston Celtics player and then spent 31 years as a coach, winning an all-time best 1,335 games on the bench in Milwaukee, Golden State, New York and Dallas.
The announcement is not scheduled until Monday, but former Warriors coach Don Nelson has confirmed that he’s been selected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.
Lin and the Warriors. Is anyone REALLY surprised? “With the 3rd pick in the draft, the Golden State Warriors select..Chris Washburn, North Carolina State.” C’mon Warrior fans. You knew this was coming. It’s the Warrior way.
Keith Smart waited nearly 10 years for the chance to coach an NBA team. The league’s all-time winningest coach, Don Nelson, gave it to him.
Coach Don Nelson is expected to part ways with the Golden State Warriors on Monday, an NBA source told The Associated Press.