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Daniel Leroux was born and raised in the Bay Area. He started covering the Warriors with a credential at the start of the 2009-10 season while attending UC Hastings College of the Law. He also hosts the weekly RealGM Radio podcast, writes about CBA/salary cap issues for the Sporting News and discusses the rest of the NBA at RealGM.com

Number of Entries : 56

Warriors vs. Grizzlies: NBA Playoffs Series Preview

After what feels like a lifetime, the Warriors finally begin the second round on Sunday against the Memphis Grizzlies. While these teams stayed relatively stable in terms of personnel over the last few years, they have never faced one another in a playoff series. -== 5 Reasons Why the Warriors Will Beat the Grizzlies ==- Memphis’ Strengths: As has been the case for years now, the Grizzlies get excellent pla ...

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The Alternate Side: Pelicans Writer Gives Outlook On Warriors

One of the new features I want to bring to Warriors World is a window into how those connected with other teams see this team and Warriors fans. I am hoping to have one of these for each series and then scattered throughout the season. -== Top 7 Shooters In Warriors Franchise History ==- The first edition of "The Alternate Side" comes from Mason Ginsberg, a talented writer for Bourbon Street Shots in ESPN’s ...

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Warriors’ Draymond Green Has Options For Next Contract

Draymond Green’s fantastic season came at an excellent time since the runner-up for Defensive Player of the Year (which I wrote on last week) gets his first opportunity to be a free agent in July. Since there has been a little confusion on the point and I am a CBA nerd, now felt like the right time to walk through what that means. -== 7 Reasons Why Stephen Curry is the NBA MVP ==- First off, Draymond is a R ...

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Shaking Off Draymond Green’s DPOY Snub

Warriors fans, I understand why you are frustrated by the team’s snubs in the early returns for NBA awards. I just want to ask you to follow one rule: Avoid caring about NBA awards until we know that the voters actually care about their responsibility. Jabari Young, who works for CSN Northwest after previously working for outlets in San Antonio and Philadelphia, got some attention today after admitting that ...

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Warriors-Pelicans: What We Learned After Game One

In my eyes, the NBA playoffs are great because of how a series changes from beginning to end. While Game One between the Warriors and Pelicans was fun and important, the greater significance of the first game in a seven game series stems from how it fits into the final picture. -== 7 Reasons Why Stephen Curry is the NBA MVP ==- The main takeaway for me and likely for the Pelicans is that for this series Ant ...

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Warriors Weekly: Who is the Defensive Player of the Year?

The Week that Was: Nothing special. Four home wins over teams with things to play for and likely locking up home-court throughout the playoffs. -== Top 11 Steph Curry Moments Of His Career ==- The Soapbox: Defensive Player of the Year Defensive Player of the Year can be hard to figure out in the NBA. While we are learning more and more about what constitutes good defense, the award itself still poses proble ...

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The Warriors Should Play Chess the Rest of the Way

Three years ago, I wrote a piece for RealGM about how little we could learn about the team during the final month of the season. We are in a similar boat now. However, back then it happened because the team blatantly chose to tank to keep the draft pick that became Harrison Barnes while just three years later it comes from having a lock on home court advantage in a stacked Western Conference. While we will ...

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Warriors Weekly: Should The Dubs Rest Their Players?

The Week that Was: It may not have felt like it during Wednesday’s surprisingly close win against the Bucks but this turned out to be a very good week for the Warriors. Even though the Mavericks and Clippers are not playing their best basketball at the moment, getting comfortable wins against them shows this team’s talent and makes it much harder for any team to catch them for homecourt in the Western Confe ...

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