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How the Warriors can win the series

By: J.R. Smooth How will San Antonio defend Golden State’s 3-point shooting? San Antonio was the NBA’s 12th-best team at defending the three-ball during the regular season (based on raw-percentage), giving up the league’s fifth-fewest attempts. The Spurs finished with the third-ranked overall defense. One reason why is because they surrendered the fifth-best eFG%, at 48% (for an explanation on how effective ...

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Re-Living Game 6 of the Warriors-Nuggets series

By: Scott Horlbeck 1.  Before Wait, David Lee is active tonight? I thought he couldn’t walk??? What does Mark Jackson have up his sleeve – hopefully not PED’s. I know some people didn’t love David Lee's 90 second cameo, but I got it. It had nothing to do with x’s and o’s. It was a human thing. It was an empathy thing. It was, “This could be the last time our All-Star, fan favorite and team leader gets the c ...

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  Although injured and done for the season, David Lee is still competing for something this season.  Lee is a finalist for the Kia Community Assist Award for his continued outstanding work off the court.  Here is some more information about the award and how Warriors fans can support Lee by voting for him. The Golden State Warriors announced today that forward David Lee was named a finalist by the NBA ...

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Appreciation for the Warriors-Nuggets series

By: J.R. Smooth No five topics for this week’s edition. No in-depth statistical analysis, either. Appreciation for both teams in the Golden State-Denver series is all I have. Golden State is a legitimately great team. Stephen Curry is a budding superstar in the NBA. Mark Jackson is a coaching marvel. His squad has very few weaknesses. They have one of the best shooting backcourts in NBA history in Klay Thom ...

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My Sunday Night at Oracle: Best Decision Ever via @GSW_JesseTaylor

By: Jesse Taylor I sat there. Staring. Contemplating. Right index finger hovering less than one inch above the mouse. “Purchase Your Order.” All I had to do was click that box and I had my tickets. Game 4 of the Warriors-Nuggets playoff series at Oracle Arena. If you’ve researched single-game playoff prices you understand the financial commitment it takes to secure a ticket. It’s not an easy decision. That’ ...

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By: Jesse Taylor There’s too many kids in this tub. There’s too many elbows to scrub. I just washed a behind That I’m sure wasn’t mine, There’s too many kids in this tub. - Shel Silverstein: Crowded Tub Harrison Barnes must have felt like one of those kids in Shel Siverstein’s Crowded Tub during his rookie season. There’s too many scorers on this court. Barnes’ rookie year has been a bit of an enigma. He st ...

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Warriors-Nuggets: Game 2 Running Commentary via @GSW_JesseTaylor

By: Jesse Taylor The most important game in a playoff series is usually the current one. Down 0-1 to the Denver Nuggets, this current Game 2 for the Warriors is pretty much do or die. Win and they have new life going back home. Lose and the series is likely over. For such a critical contest, I decided to transcribe a running commentary of my thoughts throughout the game, hoping that it doesn’t end with my l ...

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Smooth’s Starting 5- All Things Golden State v Denver

By: J.R. Smooth In this week’s edition, I take a different tact. I jump headfirst into the Denver Nuggets-Golden State Warriors series and breakdown what each coach should do moving forward. Thanks for reading. When news came down Sunday afternoon that All-Star power forward David Lee was done for the playoffs after tearing his hip flexor in Denver’s game one victory of its best-of-seven series with Golden ...

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