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Preview: Warriors look for payback against red hot Suns

WHO WILL HAVE THE BEST RECORD IN THE NBA AFTER THIS CLASH?

Golden State Warriors v Phoenix Suns Photo by Michael Gonzales/NBAE via Getty Images

The Golden State Warriors are seeking vengeance one game after suffering a defeat to the Phoenix Suns in the most highly anticipated game of the year. But this rematch between the two teams with the best records in the NBA is apparently SO INTERESTING that ESPN bumped the Lakers vs Clippers battle for LA off in favor of this game.

Warriors fans, can you believe we’ve reached a time where the NBA would remove a LeBron James superteam Lakers squad from a primetime slot? And for a team WITHOUT Klay Thompson in the lineup? My gosh, the Dubs are on a new level.

But they’ll have to reach an even higher level to knock off the Suns, who despite losing Devin Booker to a hamstring injury, put the ultimate clamps on Golden State’s dangerous offense.

Warriors coach Steve Kerr was the former GM of the Phoenix Suns during the Steve Nash days. I think this Suns team epitomizes what he dreamed of during his time in Phoenix; a defensive-minded squad that could pick the opponent apart on the other end with a hall-of-fame point guard and a dangerous big man. Kerr had Nash and Amare Stoudemire/Shaquille O’Neal, while these Suns boast the dynamic duo of Chris Paul and DeAndre Ayton.

If the Warriors are to get payback Friday night, it will be because they cracked Phoenix’s defensive shell and limited those two hoopers. This clash of reigning Western Conference champ versus the greatest franchise of the modern era is must-see viewing. Just ask ESPN!

Poll

Will Steph Curry play better Friday night?

This poll is closed

  • 92%
    Yes, great players never play bad in back to back games
    (616 votes)
  • 7%
    No, CP3 has the answer for him after all these years
    (47 votes)
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Game Details

WHO: Golden State Warriors vs Phoenix Suns

WHEN: Friday, December 3rd at 7:00 p.m. PST

WHERE: Chase Center — San Francisco, CA

HOW TO WATCH: ESPN, NBC Sports Bay Area

BLOG BUDDY: Bright Side Of The Sun