What Makes the Best Teams in the NBA 'Elite'?

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What Makes the Best Teams in the NBA 'Elite'?
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The teams with the best records in the NBA right now will likely stay where they are throughout the season.

But why do those teams have the records that they have? Why is a team like the Golden State Warriors doing better than the Cleveland Cavaliers or Sacramento Kings?

The obvious answer is Golden State's talent and players. But every player in the league can play, so many different factors go into a team's success or failure. 

Here are the reasons behind the success of the current top seven NBA teams according to record.

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