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Podcast: Cavaliers demolished, cranes dancing, and a Warriors-Thunder preview

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Golden State of Mindcast recaps the Warriors' big victory over the Cavaliers. 

NBA: Cleveland Cavaliers at Golden State Warriors Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

This week we discuss the fan catharsis of a big victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers. We also lament the oddities of the Chase Center groundbreaking pageant, Draymond Green's maturity, and preview Wednesday's battle with the Oklahoma City Thunder.

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0:15 — Getting into Cavs-Warriors

1:29 — Catharsis for fans

2:39 — But was this a big deal for the players?

9:18 — Stephen Curry looking back to normal — great to see against Cavs

12:47 — Fan tendency to blow things out of proportion (like Steph's "slow" start)

16:03 — "Not everything needs to be the lead story on First Take™"

20:17 — Bram brings up The Crane Dance (I don't know why we were calling them cranes — they were excavators)

22:40 — Tone deafness of organization in handling of SF arena groundbreaking

28:36 — LeBron's postgame comments and floppy antics

31:55 — Draymond's handling of emotional adversity

36:46 — Previewing OKC Thunder matchup

42:07 — Important stretch of games for Warriors