The Golden State Warriors have proved that they belong in the playoffs this season. They are currently chasing the Los Angeles Clippers for the Pacific Division crown, but the Dubs are firmly entrenched in the middle of the top eight in the Western Conference.
During their last playoff run in 2007-08, the Warriors were lucky enough to get the top-seeded Dallas Mavericks, who the Warriors shocked during the “We Believe” season. The Dubs then ran into problems against the Utah Jazz and were sent home.
This season, the Warriors are looking to get a favorable first-round matchup. They have fared well against most of the Western Conference teams, but there are still a few opponents that the Warriors would like to avoid.
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