Bay Area native working for The Man in DC with dreams of moving westward.
The Warriors needed Ian Clark to step into a larger role in 2016-17 and did he ever deliver. With career highs across the board, Clark gave the Warriors a potent scorer off the bench and a great personality in the locker room. The only down side is that other teams appear to have noticed as Clark heads to free agency.
When LeBron James successfully lured Draymond Green into throwing a punch to his private region in Game 4 of the 2016 NBA Finals, it was James who delivered a much more devastating blow to the rest of the league. Yes, it was the crotch shot that brought Kevin Durant to the Bay.
After Golden State exposed Cleveland’s permeable defense in Game 1, how will the Cavs respond? Expect a more physical game tonight and perhaps a little more emphasis on interior defense from Cleveland.
Yes, this series is essentially over. But there are plenty of reasons why the Warriors desperately want to win tonight’s game.
Golden State lost every Game 3 in the 2016 playoffs, including one in Portland. Will that streak end tonight?
Office chemistry peaked as a reader’s teammates rallied in response to a valued colleague’s absence. As the colleague returns to work, should the office be concerned about losing its newfound chemistry?
On an eight game winning streak, Golden State can essentially claim home court advantage throughout the playoffs with a win tonight. Will the Warriors avenge their season-opening blowout at the hands of the Spurs?
Milwaukee tends to play its best ball against the top teams in the league. Will the Warriors maintain their focus on defense? How will small ball fare against this tall lineup?
Tests revealed a tibial bone bruise along with an MCL sprain. Anticipated recovery time is long enough that the Warriors may have to make a long playoff run without him.
Coming off of Kevin Durant’s return to Oklahoma City and in advance of the All-Star break, will the Warriors be ready for a matchup with a short-handed Nuggets team? If Golden State comes out sharp, we could get an extended look at newly-signed Briante Weber in a blowout.