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Golden State Warriors: 8 Early Games to Prove the Dubs Are Playoff Contenders
Kyle Terada-US PRESSWIRE

With 12 games against teams with playoff aspirations to start the 2012-2013 NBA season, the Golden State Warriors' true colors will show by the end of November.

Mark Jackson now has the players he needs to make the defensive transformation he wants and the overall talent to get Golden State to the playoffs for the first time since 2007.

It's not going to be easy though. The Western Conference is as deep as it's ever been, and as much as the Warriors have improved since the end of last season, so have the rest of the contenders in the West.  

After these eight games, we will find out if the Warriors have what it takes to be playoff contenders.

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