5 Factors That Will Decide Golden State Warriors' Playoff Ceiling

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5 Factors That Will Decide Golden State Warriors' Playoff Ceiling
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How much further can Curry carry the Warriors?

The Golden State Warriors made an early statement in Game 1 of the NBA playoffs, giving hope that their ceiling might be higher than expected. In the following contest, the Dubs were laughed off of the court.

The Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde-type characteristics that this team displayed are not going help the Dubs achieve their highest potential. These are the playoffs, and consistency is the key.

The Warriors have injuries and could have really used Andrew Bogut in Game 2 as somebody who could set the tone against the Los Angeles Clippers' DeAndre Jordan and Blake Griffin. However, Bogut won’t be a factor for this round, if at all during the postseason.

Even if the Warriors can survive and advance, what factors will decide their playoff fate? Many factors come into play, both internally and externally, but let’s look at what will ultimately define the journey.

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