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Season Preview: Thompson, Barnes and the Next Step
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Stephen Curry, David Lee and Andre Iguodala were models of consistency last season. I have little doubt that Andrew Bogut, if healthy, will find ways night in, night out to help the Warriors win games. But rounding out the top 6 roster spots are two players with the widest variance. If Klay Thompson and/or Harrison Barnes can find a way to consistently produce at the highest levels they showed in the 12-13 season, it could be the extra boost that elevates the Warriors from “very good” to “really scary.” Here's how I gauge the challenges ahead for both players as they look to take the next step...

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