1. Golden State Warriors' Trade-Deadline Strategy Blueprint

    On Feb. 2, the Golden State Warriors ' trade deadline strategy appeared to be simple: sit back. The team had won seven of nine, including four straight to move to a season-best 13 games over ...

    Simon Cherin-Gordon Written by Simon Cherin-Gordon about over 1 year ago 5,946 reads 40 comments

  2. Golden State Warriors' Top 10 Plays of 2012-13 Season Thus Far

    The 2012-13 NBA season has been a thrilling one in the East Bay. The Golden State Warriors are winning in a way that they have not done in over 20 years, and they are doing so with a special group of players...

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  3. Why Golden State Warriors Can't Shut Stephen Curry Down for an Extended Rest

    Opinions surrounding the Golden State Warriors varied entering the 2012-13 season, but there was one thing nearly everyone agreed on: The Warriors needed their two best players ...

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  4. 5 Games That Will Define San Jose Sharks 2013 Season

    The 2012-13 NHL —wait, no scratch that, 2013 NHL season—will certainly be missing a lot. The grind of a long schedule. The All-Star Game. The Winter Classic. Out of conference play and a total of 1,020 games...

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  5. San Jose Sharks' 5 Biggest Questions in 2013 Training Camp

    On January 20, the San Jose Sharks season will finally begin. Until then, the Sharks will finish up a condensed training camp. There are always questions surrounding this time of year, but never to this degree...

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  6. Golden State Warriors: Problems Dubs Need to Address to Compete for an NBA Title

    The Golden State Warriors are off to their best start in 21 years at 23-12. They currently sit fifth in the Western Conference standings, and they are in position to make just their second playoff appearance since 1994...

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  7. Golden State Warriors Plan If Andrew Bogut Is Out for Season (And Beyond)

    The Golden State Warriors are 20-9 without Andrew Bogut in the lineup this season. Golden State traded away star player Monta Ellis for Bogut last March. Despite the Australian center's absence from the court, the trade has paid dividends for the team...

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  8. Warriors Stock Watch: Most and Least Improved Players

    We may only be one third of the way into the 2012-13 NBA season, but 28 games is no small sample size. It feels like months ago that the Warriors beat the Phoenix Suns on opening night or that Brandon Rush tore his ACL in the home opener...

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  9. How Will Kobe Bryant's Game Continue to Evolve as He Ages?

    The once-heated debate about the NBA 's best player has been cooling down over the past year-and-a-half...

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  10. Handing Out Golden State Warriors First-Quarter Awards

    The Golden State Warriors play with a team-first mentality. That is the biggest reason they find themselves at 15-8 with their best player sidelined. Yes, Mark Jackson has the Warriors playing selfless team basketball...

    Simon Cherin-Gordon Written by Simon Cherin-Gordon about over 1 year ago 5,026 reads 34 comments

  11. 5 Predictions for L.A. Lakers Once Steve Nash Returns

    One quarter of the way into the 2012-13 season, the team that most people picked to at least appear in the NBA Finals, currently occupies the No. 12 spot in the Western Conference...

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  12. Golden State Warriors Stock Watch: Rising and Falling Players After First Month

    The Golden State Warriors are playing better basketball than most people imagined they would in 2012-13. Considering the absence of Andrew Bogut and Brandon Rush, the Warriors are playing better basketball than anyone imagined they would...

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  13. How Golden State Warriors Can Become Best Team in California

    No state has dominated the world of professional sports like California has over the past year. The San Francisco Giants won the World Series and the Los Angeles Kings won the Stanley Cup...

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  14. December Predictions for Golden State Warriors

    November brought excitement to the East Bay, but it also brought expectation. And even though leading the Pacific Division after one month is more than Warriors fans could have asked ...

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  15. What We've Learned About Golden State Warriors After First Month

    The Golden State Warriors have one more game in the month of November, and it's importance should not be overlooked. The game is in Oakland on Thursday, and the Warriors are playing the Denver Nuggets ...

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  16. Updated Report Card Grades for Every Golden State Warriors Player

    The 2012-13 Warriors are 5-5 through 10 games. While a .500 record will not get the Warriors into the postseason, they've played six on the road and more than their share against the West's elite teams...

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  17. Comparing 2012-13 Warriors to 2006-07 'We Believe' Team

    When evaluating the success of Oakland's NBA franchise, there are two major—and somewhat contradictory—thoughts that come to mind. On the one hand, there's the dreadful results...

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  18. Golden State Warriors: What Each Player Must Learn from First 2 Weeks of Season

    The Golden State Warriors season is still very young. So young that we cannot yet assess what type of team this truly is...

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  19. NBA: Western Conference Preview, Breakdown and Predictions

    For years, the balance of power in the NBA has resided out west. Since the end of the Michael Jordan era in Chicago, the Western Conference has won 10 of the last 14 NBA titles...

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  20. Bob Melvin, Brandon Moss Heroic in Athletics' 10-Inning Victory over Mariners

    Walking the leadoff batter almost always spells trouble. Such was the case on Saturday, September 29, when Oakland Athletics starter Dan Straily walked Seattle Mariners designated hitter John Jaso to open the top of the second...

    Simon Cherin-Gordon Written by Simon Cherin-Gordon about almost 2 years ago 1,134 reads 1 comments

  21. San Jose Sharks Players React to 2012 NHL Lockout

    Twelve days into the 2012 NHL owners' lockout, players are now looking for ways to keep busy, as several San Jose Sharks have taken their talents to European hockey clubs...

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  22. San Jose Sharks: Potential Positives, Negatives of Lockout

    The NHL lockout that began on September 15th is a bad thing. It hurts hockey fans, team employees, players and even the owners who initiated it. There are no winners, only losers...

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  23. San Jose Sharks: Where Will They Rank Statistically Amongst NHL Teams?

    There are over a dozen ways in which an NHL team can be successful. Some ways are obvious: scoring a lot, not getting scored on and dominating on special teams...

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  24. San Jose Sharks: Projecting Team's Top 10 Scorers for 2012-13 Season

    The 2011-12 San Jose Sharks were not the offensive juggernauts they should have been on paper. Injuries, fatigue and costly trades hurt the team's offense, and a terrible penalty kill and inconsistent game-planning furthered the problem...

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  25. San Jose Sharks Special Teams: Penalty Kill Will Drive Team's Success

    The 2011-12 San Jose Sharks were limited by their special teams. Even though San Jose scored on 21.1 percent of their power plays last season—good for second in the NHL ...

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