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Western Conference Finals Preview: Baby Faced MVP vs. The Beard

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Everyone already knows the narrative coming into this series, the Warriors went 4-0 against the Houston Rockets this season, winning every game by double digits. After the third loss, Harden was not impressed with the Warriors, stating ‘They ain’t even that good.’ The Warriors have used these words to motivate them to get to this point, and you know that quote is going to stay up on the bulletin board before game one. Just being in the Conference Finals is vindicating for each of these franchises, but the journey is only halfway through, ‘Sometimes it’s worth lingering on the journey for a while before getting to the destination.’ – Richelle Mead, The Indigo Spell One aspect that will unfortunately play strong in the series will inevitably be the officiating, only because key players on each team use physicality in different ways which will be dictate...