1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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...

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. Golden State Warriors Player Grades Heading into NBA Stretch Run

    Another year, another entry into the NBA record books for the Golden State Warriors . They locked up a playoff berth faster than anyone ever has , clinching the spot Feb...

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  16. NBA Teams Poised to Make a Late-Season Run

    The NBA stretch run is upon us, although not everyone will travel through the final portion of their schedule at the same speed...

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  17. Ranking Last-Minute NBA Trade Deadline Targets for the Golden State Warriors

    For the third consecutive season, the Golden State Warriors are running away with the NBA 's best winning percentage...

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  18. NBA Trade Deadline 2017: The Perfect Addition for Every Team

    Imagine an NBA trade deadline without the business restrictions; a place where, come Feb. 24, every team has had a trade wish granted. That's essentially our scenario here...

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  19. 5 Problems the Golden State Warriors Must Solve Before Playoff Time

    The Golden State Warriors opened last season on a 24-game winning streak. They would need to close this campaign with 27 straight victories to match that group's record-setting win total...

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  20. What Every Team Should Do at the NBA Trade Deadline

    The buildup to the NBA trade deadline typically outshines the actual event. In less than two weeks, we'll know whether that applies to the 2017 swap season...

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  21. Golden State Warriors' Biggest Needs Heading into 2016-17 NBA Trade Deadline

    Perched atop the NBA standings, the Golden State Warriors seem positioned to sit out the Feb. 23 trade deadline. But this organization isn't one to rest on its laurels...

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  22. Dion Waiters, Miami Heat Finding Their Zone

    MIAMI — As Dion Waiters crossed half court, with a raucous crowd behind him and the NBA 's resident juggernaut at his mercy, he flashed back to his childhood...

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  23. Golden State Warriors Trade Value Rankings Nearing 2016-17 NBA Trade Deadline

    The Golden State Warriors continue mowing over their opposition with the NBA 's best winning percentage (.864), margin of victory (+13.1) and net efficiency (12.6)...

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  24. How Cleveland Cavs Should Address Each Area of Need at the NBA Trade Deadline

    It's good to be the defending NBA champs. But the Cleveland Cavaliers know a few roster tweaks could make life even better...

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  25. How New York Knicks Should Address Each Area of Need at the NBA Trade Deadline

    The New York Knicks have the NBA 's 11th-highest payroll and ninth-lowest net efficiency rating . That should make them an active participant of the 2016-17 trade season, though it's tough to tell which role they'll play at the deadline...

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