From what I understand, the Warriors could sign Mo Wagner but he wouldn't be allowed to play in the playoffs?

Still, might not be a bad idea to get him on a couple 10 days, another big body in case Looney or Draymond can't go.

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OT but god I hate seeing Westbrook get visibly frustrated at his teammates when they mess up his "dimes". I'm sure his teammates gets frustrated at him when he goes 7-35 while they lose. Can't imagine having a guy like that on this team.

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Wow, Jaylen Brown was 17/20 (40 pts) from the field last night as the Celtics beat the Lakers.

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Apr 16, 2021Liked by punk basketball

“This won’t end well” department...

1. Steph casually dribbling into traffic

2. Draymond thread-the-needle pass

3. Bazemore stop-and-pop pull-up jumper

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Apr 16, 2021Liked by punk basketball

Well, Steph snapped his streak of shooting the lights out from three, but still racked up a ton of points AND he made the behind-the-back pass count. I got scared when they came out looking like the disjointed road Warriors who can't make threes (a team we've seen a bit too much of, this season), but JUAN TOSCANO-ANDERSON put the team on his back and kicked Cleveland's ass (with a little help from Kevon Looney and some other guys). Shout-out to Wiggins' stealthy six assists, too, Poole with a some healthy contributions, Draymond as usual playing lock-down defense, and Lee and Bazemore chipping in too.

This group (not coincidentally, including a bunch of guys who were on the team before this season and with more experience in general) really know how to play Warriors ball. Their defense in particular was really solid in the 2nd and 3rd quarters: guys made the right rotations, didn't get beat off the ball, applied pressure in a lot of the right places... definitely too many fouls in the 3rd but, eh, nobody's perfect. Hopefully they can keep up these good habits if/when EP and KO are back in the rotation, and they'll hold up against teams that are more offensively skilled than the Cavs.

I get the sense that, next season, Juanito, DLee, Poole, and Bazemore will be welcomed back with excitement, and I doubt anything crazy enough happens in the offseason for us to break up the core 3 or give up Maple Jordan either. JW coming back from injury will be an interesting one, and we'll have to see how long it takes Klay to get his wind back. My money's on Oubre is gone and the other guys will be scrapping for roster spots.

As for the rest of this season, the next two will be real tough, but maybe we can steal one. The only nice thing about this shortened season (aside from us fans not having to wait long to see the next game) is that a 10-day contract sure seems to buy you a couple more basketball games than usual, so we'll probably get a few more glances at GPII before it's done.

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Apr 16, 2021Liked by punk basketball

Here's the rest of the schedule










@Pelicans (B2B)







If we only win the games we should, worst case we'd end up 0.500.

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Apr 16, 2021Liked by punk basketball

It was pretty funny when Nico got a steal right after getting subbed in, led a breakaway that looked like an exact reenactment of his embarrassing bobbled breakaway from a game ago, and then made the right pass to GPII only to watch him miss a dunk off of the rim so hard it might have hit the ceiling. Nico must have been relieved he made the pass at least.

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I missed the entire game so it was good to see the Dubs got a W and 4 wins in a row for the 1st time this season!!

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Apr 16, 2021Liked by punk basketball


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Apr 16, 2021Liked by punk basketball

REAL TOUGH schedule to finish; last 16 games; hope our guys pull it off and Steph gets scoring title to boot. I took a peek ahead and saw Boston, Philadelphia, Denver, Utah, Phoenix, Pels twice on B2B, and, so forth. Pray for no injuries....

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Apr 16, 2021Liked by punk basketball

So, that was the last back-to-back for the Warriors until May and that’s a baseball series @NO. Only one other back-to-back at the end of the season.

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Notable stats:


Toscano-Anderson: (+21)

20 points 8/9 FGs 3/4 three pointers 1/2 FTs

7 rebounds (2 off.) 3 assists 1 turnover 1 steal 1 block

Wiggins: (+20)

23 points 9/16 FGs 5/8 three pointers

6 rebounds 6 assists 1 turnover

Looney: (+24)

8 points 4/7 FGs 0/1 three pointer

10 rebounds (4 off.) 2 assists 1 turnover

Poole: (+21)

14 points 5/12 FGs 2/8 three pointers 2/3 FTs

4 assists 3 steals

Curry: (+5)

33 points 12/25 FGs 4/13 three pointers 5/5 FTs

4 rebounds 5 assists 4 turnovers 2 blocks


Sexton: (-29)

30 points 10/19 FGs 3/5 three pointers 7/10 FTs

4 rebounds (2 off.) 2 assists

Allen: (-1)

17 points 6/7 FGs 5/6 FTs

14 rebounds (2 off.) 1 assist 5 turnovers 2 steals

Garland: (-2)

20 points 7/20 FGs 2/7 three pointers 4/5 FTs

4 rebounds (1 off.) 7 assists 1 turnover 1 steal

Okoro: (+3)

6 points 3/8 FGs 0/2 three pointers

1 rebound (1 off.) 2 assists 1 turnover 3 steals

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Final stats:


51.1% shooting (47/92 FGs)

17/46 three pointers

8/10 FTs

47 rebounds (9 off.)

33 assists

16 turnovers

9 steals

5 blocks


43.2% shooting (35/81 FGs)

10/31 three pointers

21/27 FTs

39 rebounds (8 off.)

21 assists

15 turnovers

11 steals

2 blocks

Points in paint:

Warriors: 56

Cavaliers: 44

Fastbreak points:

Warriors: 8

Cavaliers: 13

Points off turnovers:

Warriors: 22

Cavaliers: 21

Bench points:

Warriors: 45

Cavaliers: 23


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Probably killing Wiseman seeing the team dominate without him. It's lesser competition but still I'm sure that part doesn't matter to him.

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Apr 16, 2021Liked by punk basketball

So JTA gets the game ball - right?

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Apr 16, 2021Liked by Eric Apricot, punk basketball, Daniel Hardee

I just came here to say that THERE CAN NEVER BE ENOUGH JUANITO VIDEOS, Eric!

Also, four games in a row! I feel INVINCIBLE!

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