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Golden State Warriors: What Will Brandon Rush’s Role Be Next Season?

Mar 16, 2012; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors shooting guard Brandon Rush (4) during a stoppage in play against the Milwaukee Bucks during the second quarter at Oracle Arena. Milwaukee defeated Golden State 120-98. Mandatory Credit: Jason O. Watson-USA TODAY Sports

Now all of you know how crucial every Golden State Warriors fan thought that Brandon Rush was to the success of the team and how he was going to become the Sixth Man of the Year or maybe even a star in the NBA.

Didn’t you? Don’t lie. It’s ok. Go ahead and admit it.

Well, surprise. He’s not. In fact, he’s far from being a superstar. Now, I know that hurt all of you “B-Rush” fans out there, but it’s the sad and a ugly truth.

But let me explain. It’s not that he isn’t good enough, because if that was the case he wouldn’t have an NCAA Championship title under his belt.

It’s that he suffered an extremely devastating injury involving the tear of his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), or else he would be a seemingly legitimate candidate for a spot on the All-Star squad.

Yes. Brandon Rush would and probably will become an All-Star if it wasn’t for an setback in terms of health.

Rush should have a switch in roles from this past season (two seasons ago) to next. It will most likely be the switching of just make threes and getting boards to no role. He will be a “free-man” in the already loose playground-style way of the Warriors.

He will handle the ball, facilitate the ball, shoot the ball (a lot), crash the boards, and play defense. Additionally, along with Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, he will help form the Splash Triplets (I just trademarked that. It’s mine).

Free-man is Brandon Rush’s new role.

Topics: Brandon Rush, Golden State Warriors

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