It was supposed to be a special night at Oracle Arena. The brand-spanking new lineup that management spent the offseason assembling was making their debut in front of an excited and hopeful home crowd in Oakland. After the extravagant player introductions and the glow sticks had been cracked, basketball got underway and the crowd was buzzing. Then with 4:10 left in the first quarter, the energy was sucked out of the building seemingly in an instant...
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