1. Teams That Could Be Left in Shambles After NBA Free Agency

    NBA free agency exists at the intersection of hope and terror. On the optimistic end, it can be the point of origin for historically powerful superteams and a time when roundball fantasies become reality...

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  2. 5 Takeaways from Golden State Warriors' Early Showing vs. San Antonio Spurs

    The first two games of the Golden State Warriors ' series with the San Antonio Spurs could not have been more different —except for the results. In one, the Warriors wiggled out of a 25-point, second-quarter hole...

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  3. 2017 NBA Draft: 5 Picks Los Angeles Lakers Should Target Late in 1st Round

    The Los Angeles Lakers are slated to make two selections in the 2017 NBA draft, but they only know the location of one of them. That would be the 28th pick, acquired from the Houston Rockets at the deadline for super-sub Lou Williams...

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  4. Ultimate Guide to San Antonio Spurs Upsetting the Golden State Warriors

    Somewhere in between herculean and impossible lies the task awaiting the San Antonio Spurs. The Golden State Warriors —San Antonio's dancing partner in the 2017 NBA Western ...

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  5. Explaining How the NBA Draft Works and Draft Order Is Determined

    The 2017 NBA draft is slated for June 22 at Brooklyn's Barclays Center, making now as good a time as any to get up to speed on the entire process...

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  6. 5 Biggest Issues New York Knicks Must Address This Offseason

    When Derrick Rose looked over the 2016-17 New York Knicks , he saw a super team on par with the Golden State Warriors . By year's end, the 'bockers had become the NBA 's personification of the Crying Jordan meme...

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  7. 5 Stats Defining the Golden State Warriors' Postseason

    Imagine the words that could be used to define the Golden State Warriors in their 2017 playoff run —buzzsaw, behemoth, brilliance, beasts. And that's only with one letter...

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  8. 6 Low-Cost Targets for Los Angeles Lakers in NBA Free Agency

    The Los Angeles Lakers are stuck in a four-year rut that has redefined the word "struggle" for the historically dominant NBA franchise. Suffice it to say, their free-agency shopping list is extensive...

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  9. 6 Reasons This Edition of the Golden State Warriors Is the Best Yet

    The 2014-15 Golden State Warriors snapped a 40-year NBA title drought. Last season's bunch reeled off a record-setting 73 wins before suffering a championship-round collapse of historic proportions...

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  10. Los Angeles Lakers' 2017 Offseason Blueprint

    It's been a while since the NBA offseason was just a period of rest and relaxation for the Los Angeles Lakers to unwind after another lengthy playoff run...

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  11. Would Golden State Warriors Rather Play Utah Jazz or LA Clippers in 2nd Round?

    A broom would have sufficed for the Golden State Warriors' first-round sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers. The reigning Western Conference champions broke out a steamroller instead and pulverized their opponents...

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  12. Biggest Takeaways from Golden State Warriors' Early Postseason Showing

    The Golden State Warriors are 2-of-2 in their early 2017 postseason conquests, the latest in a mountain of evidence of their NBA juggernaut status. The Dubs have yet to play a complete game or even field a complete roster...

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  13. Biggest Takeaways from Los Angeles Lakers' 2016-17 NBA Season

    For a franchise with a history as rich as the Los Angeles Lakers , a 26-win season hardly seems like a watershed moment...

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  14. Miami Heat on Missing NBA Playoffs: 'We Could Do Some Damage in That Postseason'

    MIAMI — For maybe the first time in the Miami Heat 's historic second half, head coach Erik Spoelstra didn't have an answer. His team had just completed the league's first rise from being 13 games below ...

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  15. Everything You Need to Know Before Final Night of 2016-17 NBA Season

    For 28 NBA teams, there's only one step left on the 2016-17 regular-season marathon. While the Phoenix Suns and Charlotte Hornets get an early start on their summer vacations, ...

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  16. Golden State Warriors' Top 5 X-Factors Entering 2017 NBA Playoffs

    At full strength, the Golden State Warriors sit head, shoulders and part of a torso above the rest of the NBA . They've already clinched the league's best record for the third year running...

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  17. Cavs Remain Confident Ahead of Playoffs Despite Being Long Shot for No. 1 Seed

    MIAMI — Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue had to relay one point of clarification before his team took the court Monday to fight for control of the Eastern Conference's No...

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  18. Regular-Season Grades for Each Golden State Warriors Player

    The 2016-17 version of the NBA 's 82-game marathon is down to a handful of steps. No one has a clearer view of the finish line than the Golden State Warriors —save perhaps ...

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  19. Golden State Warriors Power Rankings: Who's Most Important for a Title Run?

    The Golden State Warriors are simultaneously breathing easy and overcome with anxiety. The former comes from their league-leading seven-game winning streak —decided by an average margin of 17...

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  20. NBA Power Rankings: Can Warriors or Cavs Reclaim Top Spot Before Playoffs?

    It's musical chairs time for the NBA 's elite, with major movement again occurring inside the top 10. There's even a new team occupying the No. 1 spot...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 2 months ago 222,017 reads 0 comments

  21. Top 5 Golden State Warriors Storylines as 2017 NBA Playoffs Approach

    The 2015-16 Golden State Warriors fascinated during their stretch run on their quest for an NBA record win total, which they set on the campaign's closing note. There's a different suspense to the final weeks of this season...

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  22. How Erik Spoelstra Saved the Miami Heat from a Lost Season

    MIAMI — The demarcation line for the 2016-17 Miami Heat was as unlikely as the turnaround that followed. They embarked on a daunting six-game road trip in early January with their season already on life support...

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  23. 5 Most Surprising Stats in Golden State Warriors' Strange Season

    So much for the 2016-17 NBA season lacking suspense on account of the superteam Golden State Warriors . The Dubs may well punctuate this campaign with a third straight trip to the Finals and their second world title in three years...

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  24. Playing Keep or Cut with Golden State Warriors' Upcoming Free Agents

    The Golden State Warriors have more pressing matters than their future roster formation. They're still in the early stages of adjusting to Kevin Durant 's rough-but-could-have-been-worse MCL sprain and bone bruise...

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  25. NBA Top 22 Under 22: Ranking the League's Top Young Stars

    The NBA talent pool is overflowing. The banana boat generation still claims a few spots near the top of the food chain, while in-prime 20-somethings are making their presences felt all across the MVP race...

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