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Golden State Warriors: 10 Keys Down the Stretch
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The Golden State Warriors are nine-and-a-half games out of the NBA playoffs with nine games left in this NBA season. Yet they find themselves in the biggest standings race they've had in years.

They need to finish within the bottom seven spots in the the standings to retain their own draft pick.

Not exactly the stuff that movies are made about, maybe a reality show?

As long as they keep losses coming, which shouldn’t be a problem since they play only two more games against teams with losing records, they will be on their way into the lottery. 

For the whole Warriors organization, the rest of the season has to feel like they put in their two-week notice. They are showing up because they have to and are getting next to nothing accomplished. What’s even worse, being detrimental is actually beneficial.

For the last few games, here are the things the Warriors can do to salvage the rest of the season rather than just getting their "senioritis" on.

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