WAS THERE EVER ANY DOUBT?
Gotta bring this energy back:
Bill Simmons in his latest pod:
"LeBron James, in that 2014 season, shot 55% from 3-10 feet - which is like, astounding - nobody does that"
Hey Bill, someone else did that, this year - Steph Curry.
Young 6’-4” shooting guard comparison (per 36)
Player A: 24.5 pts on .573 TS / 5.4 ast
Player B: 24.7 pts on .564 TS / 4.4 ast
A is of course Jordan Poole, in a season which started with the punch, during which 75% of Dub Nation wanted him shipped out of town, and national pundits ranked him among the worst contracts in the league.
Player B is budding superstar Anthony Edwards.
As far as I can tell, this is the first season since 1983-1984 where no team in the Western Conference has a point differential above 4. Seems like a perfect season for a 6 seed to make the Finals.
Golden One Center?
More like Golden State Won Center lolamirite?
But all kidding aside, we gotta pack those away games - this series is going to be so much fun simply due to the electricity in both arenas alone.
It's wild that the Kings and Warriors have never been good at the same time, and when it finally happens, we get to see them go head to head.
And if you don't like that, you don't like NBA basketball!
JK and MM splits are crazy this year. Sooooo much better post ASB
The conventional wisdom is that Wiggins will need some time to reacclimate, but I'm not so sure. He said he's in good shape, he gets a week of practice. He'll probably come off the bench to start off, but also: he's a pretty consistent fellow. He gets ribbed around here for scoring his average every night, but that's the guy he is. His averages the last three years are basically the same. I give him maybe a game and a half tops to be himself.
48 wins got you the 3 seed this year in the WC. 48 wins in 2007-08 for the Dubs and they missed the playoffs. Best non playoff team ive ever witnessed
Ok little homies, listen up. The formula is simple. In the postseason 3 Klay games, 3 Dray$ games, and 6 Curry games = NBA Finals. So let’s ride!
Clippers: I beat the short-handed Suns, but at what cost?
Warriors Nation today, watching the rest of the western conference implode....
I can't wait to see our series against Sacto. No better scenario for me than this showdown. Mike Brown's team against Steve Kerr's. Finally, one of these teams gets bragging rights over this season. Neither team will want to be eliminated in the first round. I give the edge to the Warriors only because of their DNA, but an upset is possible considering how the two teams have played all season, Sacto being the more consistent one and keeping near the top. Great fun.............
game balls being handed out by Steve Kerr:
Looney - 82 + rebound leader
Klay - 300+ threes
JP - 82 games
Also I'm catching up on what happened in these other games and I'm sorry, Kenneth Lofton Jr scored 42 points and had 14 rebounds? One of the most interesting players in the league lol, people assumed when he bullied Holmgren in Summer League that it was because Holmgren was overrated but perhaps Lofton is actually just good.
EDIT: And yes I know they were playing fake basketball against a G-League caliber team. 17 for 25 for 42 points is 17 for 25 for 42 points though.
That Warrior game felt like bullying.