Golden State Warriors Analysis

Stephen Curry Is The Cosmos

by Micah Wimmer

Jun 20, 2022 12:30 PM

How do you become more immortal than you already were? This title for Stephen Curry and the Warriors was both validation and valediction, a chance to postpone chatter, to stop debating about legacies, and simply savor something special. Read more »

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Draymond Green Is Brilliant, And A Disaster

by John Wilmes

Jun 11, 2022 5:26 PM

The line between brilliance and disaster is one Draymond Green moves back and forth over more than maybe than anyone ever has, and whoever wins these Finals just might be determined by how many games he can spend on the right side of it. Read more »

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How Do You Guard The Impossible?

by Micah Wimmer

Jun 7, 2022 7:36 AM

While Golden State may have the higher ceiling than Boston, one never knows whether it will continue to rise or come crashing down. It comes down to what you value most: would you rather have reliable greatness or the ability to occasionally, and unpredictably, conjure magic? Read more »

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The Warriors' Dynastic Ethos Is Back In Place

by John Wilmes

The reason the Warriors collect into a boulder capable of knocking all else over is because they have what other teams do not, to house all these wonders: a concept. An idea, a philosophy, an ethos. Read more »
The Warriors And Grizzlies Fight For The Future

by John Wilmes

Memphis seems destined to figure heavily in the future either way, but the grizzled three-time champions are not prepared to concede the present after spending the past couple of seasons licking wounds and rebuilding around their core. Read more »
Ten-Year NBA Net Rating Rankings (Infographics For All 30 Teams)

by RealGM Staff Report

The Suns jumped from 30th in the NBA in Net Rating in 17-18 to 29th to 18th in 19-20 to third last season and first in 21-22. Read more »
Andrew Wiggins Has Finally Become An All-Star But Not Quite

by Colin McGowan

This is comfortably the most successful season of Andrew Wiggins' career, and it's been exactly successful enough to get him a piece of recognition he doesn't deserve. Read more »
Klay Thompson's Dispatch From A Simpler Time

by Micah Wimmer

Klay Thompson seems to embody the vibe that many NBA fans like to believe that they would have themselves... if only they were an athletically brilliant multi-millionaire. Read more »
Not Everyone Can Create Their Own World

by Micah Wimmer

There was supposed to be freedom in Kevin Durant's exit from the Warriors to Brooklyn, but instead he has found himself besieged by bad luck that has him trapped in a new way. Read more »
Twelve Characters: Draymond Green

by Colin McGowan

If Draymond Green isn't going to approach the all-around brilliance he displayed in his mid-20s, he's still a really useful player, provided you give him something to care about. Read more »
Ten-Year NBA Net Rating Rankings (Infographics For All 30 Teams)

by RealGM Staff Report

The Jazz jumped from ninth in Net Rating last season to first in 20-21. Read more »
Steph Curry's Kobe-In-The-Wilderness Year

by Colin McGowan

Stephen Curry is giving it everything he's got, as if these April games were playoff contests, and it's exciting to see how expansive he can get, how much blank space he can fill. Read more »
Stephen Curry Is Trapped Between The Past, Present And Future

by Micah Wimmer

With Stephen Curry on his own again, he is unleashed in a way he hasn't been since the 2015-16 season, and though nothing can match the fever dream of that year, there's something thrilling about watching him try. Read more »
The Top Picks From 2020 Are Making Watchable Trouble

by Colin McGowan

The most you can ask of a young player, if they're not immediately awesome as so few are, is for them to illumine new possibilities. Anthony Edwards, James Wiseman and LaMelo Ball are certainly doing that during their young careers. Read more »
Steph, Draymond And The Warriors' Search For New Basketball Meaning

by John Wilmes

It's a hazy era for the Warriors: the post-Rome effort to make something more lasting, which necessarily requires Stephen Curry and Draymond Green to prove themselves as under-utilized players who were capable of much more through their years with Klay, Durant and Iguodala. Read more »
20-21 NBA Season Preview: Pacific Division

by Keith P Smith

While the Lakers are trying to repeat and the Clippers are trying to figure out what wrong, the Suns and Kings are seeking their first playoff berths in ages, and the Warriors want to stave off another gap year. Read more »
Thirty Futures: Golden State Warriors

by Colin McGowan

There's no world for the Warriors to save, only the accumulation of days into months, wins and losses that move them in no particular direction, temporary accomplishments, the feeling of a breeze dying against your skin. Read more »
2020 NBA Offseason Preview: Golden State Warriors

by Keith P Smith

Unless the Warriors make a major move for a star, they will likely focus on replenishing their depleted depth. Read more »
Ten-Year NBA Net Rating Rankings (Infographics For All 30 Teams)

by Christopher Reina

We look at the trajectory of every team in the NBA in terms of how they rank in the category. Read more »
Suspended Indefinitely: Bob Sura Breaks Out

by Colin McGowan

Most of us are, by definition, no more than average, but that doesn't mean we're average all the time, or average the same way everybody else is. Read more »