The Golden State Warriors have gotten out of the gate quickly in the first quarter of the NBA season, surprising everyone with a 13-7 record. The team is dominating with its rebounding and playing significantly better defense even without center Andrew Bogut.
Now it is time to take a look at each player and give them their first-quarter grades. Most of the grades will be on the positive side, but other players haven’t quite lived up to preseason hype.
Carl Landry and Jarrett Jack have been great additions to the Warriors, but David Lee has been the biggest surprise of the season. During the past few games, he has literally just taken the games over single-handedly.
Here are my grades for the first quarter of the 2012-13 Golden State Warriors.
Stats used in this article were accurate as of December 9, 2012.