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The NBA, which was created by a mergerofficially recognizes that as its own first championship. The Warriors won its next championship in Philadelphia in the —56 seasondefeating the Fort Wayne Pistons four games to one. The Wilt Chamberlain era Wilt Chamberlain averaged Inthe team signed draft pick Wilt Chamberlain. Known as "Wilt the Stilt", he led the team in scoring six times, quickly began shattering NBA scoring records and changed the NBA style of play forever.
On March 2,in a Warrior "home" game played on a neutral court in Hershey, PennsylvaniaChamberlain scored points against the New York Knicksa single-game record the NBA ranks among its finest moments. The Warriors played most of their home games at the Cow Palace in Daly City the facility lies just south of the San Francisco city limits from to and the San Francisco Civic Auditorium from tothough occasionally playing home games in nearby cities such as Oakland and San Jose.
Thurmond and Barry Nate Thurmond averaged over 20 points per game during five different seasons and over 20 rebounds per game during two seasons while with the Warriors. Inthey drafted Rick Barry in the first round who went on to become NBA Rookie of the Year that season and then led the Warriors to the NBA Finals in the —67 seasonlosing four games to two to Chamberlain's new team that had replaced the Warriors in Philadelphia, the 76ers.
Angered by management's failure to pay him certain incentive bonuses he felt were due him, Barry sat out the —68 season and signed with the Oakland Oaks of the rival American Basketball Association for the following year, but after four seasons in the ABA rejoined the Warriors in They began scheduling more home games in Oakland with the opening of the Oakland Coliseum Arena in and the —71 season would be the team's last as the San Francisco Warriors. The franchise adopted its brand name Golden State Warriors prior to the —72 seasonin order to suggest that the team represented the entire state of California.
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Oakland Arena became the team's exclusive home court in The Warriors made the playoffs from to except inand won their first NBA championship on the West Coast in — In what many consider the biggest upset in NBA history, Golden State not only defeated the heavily favored Washington Bullets but humiliated them in a four-game sweep. Barry was named Finals MVP. A period of struggles Due of the loss of key players such as Barry, Wilkes and Thurmond to trades and retirements, the Warriors struggled to put a competitive team on the court from to after being one of the NBA's dominant teams in the s and most of the s.
Through the NBA draft, however, they acquired some players such as high-scoring forward Purvis Shortformer Purdue center Joe Barry Carroll and center Robert Parishwho was traded to the Boston Celtics in along with the draft pick that would become Kevin McHale for the pick used to draft Carroll.
Inthe Warriors matched the New York Knicks' offer for free-agent Bernard Kingbut, unable to pay his high salary, quickly traded him to the Knicks for guard Micheal Ray Richardsonwhom they soon shipped to New Jersey in exchange for former Georgetown Hoya point guard Eric "Sleepy" Floydand journeyman forward Mickey Johnson. Floyd once scored 29 points for the Warriors in the fourth quarter of a playoff game against the Lakers, though he was later traded to the Houston Rockets.
The departure of these players for various reasons symbolized the franchise's futility during this period, as head coach Attles moved up to the front office as general manager in and the team made several coaching changes. New owners Jim Fitzgerald and Dan Finane finally managed to return the team to respectability by hiring former Cleveland Cavaliers head coach George Karl as head coach in after selecting St.
In the game, Warriors' All-Star point guard Sleepy Floyd 's performance in the second half still stands as the NBA playoff record for points scored in a quarter 29 and in a half His six consecutive field goals in the fourth quarter led to a point finish for him and a victory for the Warriors. The "Sleepy Floyd game" was a catalyst for increased interest in the NBA in the Bay Area which was furthered by new coach Don Nelsonwho engineered another successful string of wins in the late s and early s with the high-scoring trio of point guard Tim Hardawayguard Mitch Richmond and forward Chris Mullin collectively known as " Run TMC " after the rap group Run-D.
But "Run TMC" stayed together for only two seasons winning only one playoff serieswhen coach Nelson, in a move to get a promising young front-court player to complement his run-and-gun systemsent Richmond to the Sacramento Kings for rookie power forward Billy Owens.
Nelson had been brought to the Warriors from the Milwaukee Bucks by Jim Fitzgeraldwho along with Dan Finnane owned the team between and In —94with first-round draft pick and Rookie of the Year power forward Chris Webber playing alongside off-guard Latrell Sprewellthe Warriors made the playoffs. At the start of the next season, however, a rift formed between Webber and Sprewell on the one hand and Nelson on the other.
All three soon left the team, and the organization went into a tailspin. The —95 season was the first under new team owner Chris Cohanwho had bought out Fitzgerald and Finnane. The Warriors selected power forward prospect Joe Smith as their first overall draft pick in and hired Rick Adelman as the new head coach.
They sent Tim Hardaway and Chris Gatling to the Miami Heat for Kevin Willis and Bimbo Coles midway through the —96 seasonand ended up with a 36—46 record, three wins short of making the playoffs. While their home court, the Oakland Coliseum Arena, was being extensively renovated, the —97 Warriors played their home games in the San Jose Arena and struggled to a 30—52 finish. Wilderness years Longtime Seton Hall college coach P.
Carlesimowho had been recently fired by the Portland Trail Blazersreplaced Adelman as head coach for the —98 season. Jean that Sprewell would never play for the Warriors again. Jean had become the new Warriors' general manager in July ; he and his predecessor Dave Twardzik received much of the blame for the Warriors' struggles early in Cohan's turbulent tenure as owner in addition to Cohan himself. Jean did, however, draft future two-time NBA slam dunk champion off-guard Jason Richardson from Michigan Statea Warriors' star scorer through the —07 season.
For a few years, with rising stars Richardson, small forward Antawn Jamison and point guard Gilbert Arenas leading the team, the Warriors seemed like a team on the rise; but the young Warriors did not have enough in the competitive Western Conference to make the playoffs.
After the —03 seasonSt. Jean's earlier mistakes of committing money to players like Danny FortsonAdonal Foyle and Erick Dampier were painfully felt by Warriors' fans when the team was unable to re-sign Arenas despite his desire to stay in the Bay Area. A new rule was implemented in response to second-round draft picks who quickly become superstars. Chris Mullin succeeded St. At the trading deadline, he bolstered to the team with the acquisition of point guard Baron Davisbringing to the team its first superstar since Mullin himself.
The Warriors enjoyed a great start to the —06 season, entering the new year with a plus. Davis often found himself at odds with new head coach Mike Montgomery used to dealing with college players in his long tenure at Stanford and failed to remain healthy, playing in just 54 games.
On April 5,the Warriors were officially eliminated from playoff contention in a — overtime loss to the Hornetsextending their playoff drought to 12 seasons. Entering the —07 season, the Warriors held the active record 12 for the most consecutive seasons without a playoff appearance see Active NBA non-playoff appearance streaks. During the off-season, Golden State announced that it had bought out the remaining two years of coach Montgomery's contract and hired previous Golden State and former Dallas Mavericks coach Don Nelson to take over for him.
During training camp, small forward Matt Barnes established himself in the rotation. On March 4,the Warriors suffered a — loss in Washington, the Wizards handing them their 6th straight loss when former Warrior Arenas hit a technical free throw with less than one second remaining after Nelson had protested a controversial call with the Warriors ahead by a slim margin.
The loss dropped them to 26— March 4 marked the turning point for the Warriors. The Warriors closed out the regular season 42—40 at 16—5 in their last 21 games.
A close Game 5 saw the Mavericks eke out a — victory with a last-minute surge led by superstar forward Dirk Nowitzki to send the series back to California at 3—2. It was an upset in name only, given the fact that the Warriors had swept the Mavericks in the regular season series. The Warriors went on to play the Utah Jazz in the second round of the —07 playoffs, where they dropped two close games at EnergySolutions Arena to open the series.
The series then shifted to the Oracle Arena, where the Warriors won Game 3 in a convincing blowout. Davis scored 32 points and electrified the crowd with a monster dunk on Jazz forward Andrei Kirilenko late in the fourth quarter, but they lost Game 4 at home, their first loss in Oakland in well over a month and the Jazz closed them out in Game 5 in Salt Lake City. In the —08 season, the Warriors faced early difficulties in their attempt to return to the playoffs.
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Richardson was traded to the Charlotte Bobcats for rookie Brandan Wright. To make things even worse, Jackson was suspended for seven games over a firearm incident.
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They opened the season with six straight losses, but Ellis' rise, Davis' solid injury-free season The Western Conference was very strong that season; every playoff team won 50 games, leaving the Warriors two games out of the last playoff spot. The Warriors sold out nearly every home game during the season averaging 19, per game, the highest in team history. In the offseason, Baron Davis opted to return to his home town and sign with the Los Angeles Clippers. The Warriors had a disappointing —09 seasonfinishing 29— Ellis was injured in a moped accident, and suspended for 30 games for riding the vehicle against the terms of his contract, depriving the Warriors of their top player.
They traded disenchanted forward Al Harrington to the New York Knicks for guard Jamal Crawfordand were undone by injuries and the minimal experience of their young players such as Anthony Morrow and Brandan Wright. Coach Nelson often had to make adjustments to the starting lineups since many of the original starters missed games due to injuries.
Despite the team's losing record, the Warriors were hard to beat when they had a healthy lineup and a strong bench. With leadership and improvement in their young players, they were sometimes able to defeat powerhouse teams such as the Boston Celtics, Wei then saw the next story questioning whether the sovereignty over Hong Kong should return to China or Republic of China in Wei found this ironic, and the next day he went to a bookstore to read about aborigines.
There he found Chiu Ruo-lung Chinese: Qiu Ruolung 's comic book on the Wushe Incident. Wei became interested in chief Mona Rudao and why he launched the war. From toWei wrote and revised a screenplay, and looked up historical background.
InWei raised NTD 2. The film was sounded by Tu Du-chih, edited by Bowen Chen both are awards winning filmmakers, and both later also worked on the complete film.
The film was screened on 24 Novemberand the goal was to raise USD 7 million about NTD millionwhich is rather expensive for Taiwanese movies at the time. So Wei turned to make Cape No. But fundraising was still difficult. InWei suggested the difficulty is that though the success of Cape No. Teng points out that, besides the profit from ticket sales, Cape No. The government made a special arrangement to allow 20 enlisted men to act in the movie. At the time the film was set to be released in mid Tu Duu-chih said the typhoon destroyed the film's set and sent the estimated budget from NTD million to million.
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Taneda Yohei is the artistic director supervising the art team. The set had 36 houses. Some houses had interior decoration and props of the period. After the filming was completed, the set was open to visitors for a while. The filming began in October took 10 months and was completed on 5 September Chin said he chose to use "Hollywood way" to shoot the epic in many short takes, which provide more choices for editing and reduce risk of failure.
Chin also designed the use of wire cam which is said to be the first in Taiwanese cinema. Originally a Korean company was hired for the job but the company bankrupted so the job was switched to Crystal CG instead, and many complained about the result.
Yang and Shim hired Korean stunt crew at first, but later switched to Chinese crew which is cheaper.Kaamelott Livre II - Tome 1 / [ENG SUB]
However Chinese crew has a shorter working permit so they switched to Taiwan crew for the rest. Korean firm Cel Art provided body parts props.
The lyrics were written by Wei and Jiang Zide and later translated.
Iwan Nawi later published her translation of the script. Dakis Pawan is also credited for the translation of the script, and recorded his pronunciation of the lines for coaching. Dakis Pawan, Iwan Perin and Zeng Qiusheng actor of Rudao Luhe coached the cast with the language, and served as translators on shooting site. Rain, coldness, slippery slopes and running were challenging to both the crew and cast.
Problem of financing is constant. Wei said that he had to direct the film and raise the money at the same time, and the company often ran out of money for payrolls and props. There were reports that the film could never be finished. Polly Peng reports that: The film hired many non-professional actors, including for the main character of young and older Mona Rudao. The film's use of Japanese and Seediq language was also a challenge to non-professional actors. A controversy began when the film was listed as "China, Taiwan",  and widened into political arguments when Chinese reporters criticized the film and Taiwanese defended it.
Japanese government moved the survivors of the rebellious villages to this place. Chinese online reviews find the battle scenes moving, and identify with the people's faith. Wei said that the version is not incomplete. Wei said that the Taiwan version has to be longer to respond to domestic demand for more historical details, while the international version can be shorter and focuses on the story.
Wei also noted that the 4. Beside, the soundtrack of Japanese and Seediq dialogue is kept without re-dubbing.