Well this is new.
They have eight games remaining and their magic number is at five over the Houston Rockets, Utah Jazz, Los Angeles Lakers and Dallas Mavericks who are all fighting for the sixth, seventh and eighth seeds. Essentially the Warriors just might trot out the likes of Kent Bazemore and Richard Jefferson. Heck, even Andris Biedrins may see extended time should the Warriors clinch the sixth seed.
For their remaining games, here is a look at each key player in the rotation and how Golden State should approach their minutes until they reach…it feels really good to type this…the NBA playoffs!