Can Monte Vista's Own Bob Myers Turn Around the Warriors?

Bob Myers, a Monte Vista alum, was recently named general manager of the Golden State Warriors. Is he the one to turn around the NBA franchise?

The Golden State Warriors have recently announced two changes. The biggest one, which snatched the most headlines, is that it's and to San Francisco in a few years.

Some are angered, some understand the move, some don't really care.

The other piece of change was that the struggling NBA franchise announced that of the club. The local connection is that Myers is a Monte Vista alum.

But can the local boy turned Warriors exec turn the franchise around?

Contra Costa Times, May 28:

Far from a fast-talking slickster who overtakes a room with ego, the Arn Tellem protégé has a reputation for being honest, no-frills and down to earth. Though he spent 17 years in L.A., it was here that he developed the art of the humble grind -- work extra hard, be good to people and focus on the process more than the goal.

The formula has never betrayed him. It carried him from anonymous scrub as a freshman at Monte Vista High-Danville to a senior good enough to share a court with the likes of Brent Barry and Mark Madsen. It helped him develop from a lanky freshman at a UCLA walk-on tryout to a respectable contributor for a powerhouse program as a senior. It saw him rise from a nameless intern under Tellem to a super agent and Tellem's right-hand man.

The CCT caught up with Myers recently. Read the rest of the feature here.

What do you think? Is Myers the right guy for the job? Were you a classmate of Myers?


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