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Mychal Thompson: on the Warriors becoming the greatest team in NBA history, Klay’s demeanor and Draymond Green’s toughest matchups

We had a couple of terrific conversations on the “NBA This Week” show, welcoming in Mychal Thompson and Mike Wise. Thompson, of course, is a two-time NBA Champion with the Los Angeles Lakers, current radio analyst and dad to Warriors’ … Continue reading

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In hypothetical matchup between 72-win Bulls and current Warriors, don’t forget shorter 3-point line

There’s been a lot of talk this season about the Warriors and whether they have a shot at winning more games than the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls, who went 72-10. It sounded somewhat laughable in late November/early December to even broach … Continue reading

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The Warriors have become bigger than just basketball

The Golden State Warriors are officially a phenomenon, and that’s what we talked a lot about on the “NBA This Week” show. The Warriors have the longest sellout streak in the NBA, their television ratings are unprecedented, and tons of … Continue reading

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Doug Christie: on Warriors-old Kings comparisons, surpassing 72 wins and how to defend Curry

Doug Christie was an integral member of the terrific Sacramento Kings teams of the 2000 era. He was one of the NBA’s premier wing defenders, and he also had the ability to bring the ball upcourt and run an offense. … Continue reading

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Few teams help their superstar like the Warriors help Curry

There’s a phrase we’ve heard forever about a certain kind of great basketball player: “He makes his teammates better.” It’s the ultimate compliment you can give a player – that he alone can turn so-so players into effective ones and … Continue reading

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One-man’s list: The 10 greatest NBA offenses in my lifetime

On our most recent Sal and Steiny Podcast, we found ourselves once again talking about how great the Warriors have looked early in the season and how magnificent Stephen Curry is playing. Never mind Saturday’s ordinary win over the Kings, … Continue reading

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Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, Magic Johnson … and Stephen Curry

I had no clue when I was going to write in this blog again, but after watching Steph Curry play the first three games of the 2015-16 NBA season, it feels like the right time. I’ll try to keep it … Continue reading

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