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David Lee's Exit Unclogged Drain For Steve Kerr

by Jonathan Tjarks

Dec 17, 2014 3:23 PM

Without David Lee around to get in everyone’s way on offense and get lit up on defense, the Warriors have gotten off to the best start in the NBA. Read more »

Tags: David Lee, Golden State Warriors, NBA

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The Overhyped Specter Of The Repeater Tax

by Daniel Leroux

Dec 4, 2014 1:57 PM

While the new CBA established a heavily punitive repeater rate, it also made getting there incredibly difficult. After the current season, the only way for the repeater rate to come into play is if a team paid the luxury tax in three of the four previous seasons. Read more »

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Handicapping The 2015 NBA MVP Race

by Daniel Leroux

Dec 3, 2014 7:20 PM

The best predictor of who will win MVP for a given season is not the most valuable but rather the best player on a great team. Stephen Curry currently fits the criteria as the most probable candidate, but who else should join him? Read more »

Tags: Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors, New Orleans Pelicans, Oklahoma City Thunder, Memphis Grizzlies, Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA

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Antawn Jamison & The Floater Game

by Jonathan Tjarks

Antwan Jamison was an athletic 6’9 with a high basketball IQ who knows how to put the ball in the basket - a guy like that can be a really good player for a really long time. As he exits, the closest guy to him in the last 17 years is entering the league in T.J. Warren. Read more »
The Torture Chamber

by Daniel Leroux

The Warriors possess a compelling combination of pieces that can be mixed and matched to create problems for their opponents and the Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Andre Iguodala, Draymond Green and Andrew Bogut five should be the crown jewel sooner rather than later. Read more »
Coach's Corner: Warriors' Change Of Tempo Style, The Triangle's True Difficulty

by Brett Koremenos

The Warriors played fast last season, but any player has the freedom to "rip-and-run" under Steve Kerr, while the Triangle could be a bad fit for Derek Fisher and the Knicks even if they run it right. Read more »
Top-5 Non-National Teams For 14-15

by Daniel Leroux

The top teams to watch on League Pass have to have entertainment value on a game to game basis and fascinating pieces in the form of young talent or new additions. Each of these squads fits that bill and there were a few tough omissions as well. Read more »
On Warriors' Big 3 Possibility In 2016

by Daniel Leroux

With Stephen Curry on a below-market contract, the Warriors could comfortably sign a second max contract player in 2016, or even a third if they deal for Kevin Love. Read more »
The Law Of Small Numbers

by Daniel Leroux

While taking a quick glance at the market for Kevin Love around draft day could have led to confidence for the Warriors, any concept that letting the string play out would be to their advantage would be deeply misguided. Read more »
Why Sign-And-Trades Sometimes Aren't Possible For The Incumbent Team

by Daniel Leroux

Teams on the giving end of potential sign-and-trades rarely are unable to participate, but the Nets were unable to with Shaun Livingston's deal with the Warriors. Read more »
The Third Way

by Daniel Leroux

While a drastic path like stripping enough cap space to sign two max contract players to join Stephen Curry would be possible, it also carries gigantic downside risk since the Warriors are already a good team. Read more »
Previewing The Warriors' Offseason Cap Situation

by Daniel Leroux

Now that the Warriors’ season is over, we can start to figure out what the offseason could hold in terms of on-court personnel. Having a clear understanding of the starting point for the summer makes a huge difference, especially given the NBA’s soft salary cap system. Read more »
On Mark Jackson's Future With The Warriors

by Daniel Leroux

Even if Mark Jackson stands as the greatest limiting factor on this Golden State team, Warriors' front office should understand and appreciate both how lucky that makes them and how insanely difficult that can be to improve. Read more »
You Can Never Have Enough Tall Shooters

by Jonathan Tjarks

The Pacers are one of the biggest teams in the NBA, with a 7’2 Goliath standing in front of the rim next to another 6’9 bruiser and three of the longest and most athletic perimeter players in the NBA in front of them. They were built to beat the Heat, a team full of slashers, but they have no answer for an Atlanta offense that plays five out. Read more »
RealGM's Playoff Predictions

by RealGM Staff Report

All eight RealGM writers predict the Heat along with either the Thunder or Spurs to reach The Finals. Read more »
The Western Conference At The Deadline

by Haven Kaplan-Miner

The Western Conference is highly competitive this season, but that didn't carry over to a deadline in which Steve Blake was the most important acquisition after the Rockets were unable to cash in their Omer Asik chip. Read more »
Stephen Curry Arrives Late To NBA Elite, But Could Have Long Peak Like Nash

by James Jackson

Like Steve Nash, a player he often compared to in terms of style and production, Stephen Curry is a relatively old first-time All-Star. Whether Curry ever wins an MVP, or leads the Warriors to the appearance in the Finals that alluded Nash is of course yet to be seen, but he's certainly capable of surpassing Nash's peak production. Read more »
375 Days

by Daniel Leroux

February 19, 2015 may seem like a long way away and in NBA circles it feels like an eternity at present, but it should hold significant importance for those who care about the Warriors, because the basketball world will know how serious and competent their ownership group will be for the foreseeable future. Read more »
Seth Curry Developing In D-League

by Cameron Schott

Seth Curry is more aggressive off ball screens and has been excelling in pick-and-rolls that he would see in the NBA. At Duke, Curry saw most of his time at shooting guard, but he’s the primary ball handler in Santa Cruz while averaging 36.9 minutes per contest. Read more »
30 Rapid-Fire Questions For Each Team's Front Office

by Benjamin Cantor

The following 30 questions are the biggest issues facing each NBA front office as the 13-14 regular season begins. Read more »