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Story time with Bruce Fraser, aka ‘Q,’ the beloved Warriors assistant who throws somewhere between 200-500 passes to Steph Curry almost every day. This one is about the shooting game they played before Game 3
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Call it confident or call it cocky, but the return Steph Curry’s swagger has everything to do with Golden State looking unbeatable again. A look inside his mindset
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Our with the Game 4 breakdown from Cleveland. Five reasons why the Cavs climbed out of their 0-2 hole against Boston to tie these East Finals up...
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We have ourselves a series.
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The PBWA May 21
Steve Kerr has won the PBWA's 2017-18 Rudy Tomjanovich Award, which honors an NBA coach for his cooperation with the media and fans, as well as his excellence on the court:
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Anthony Slater May 20
Steph Curry, rim attacking, is 19-of-24 within 5 feet in this Rockets series. That's 79% accuracy on 8 attempts per game. In the regular season, he only took 3.6 per game within 5 feet and made 63%.
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Anthony Slater May 20
Steve Kerr, presented without context, from the podium: "I'm going to when I get home later."
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Sam Amick May 20
Steph Curry emphatically, profanely reasserts hlmself in Game 3 against Houston. A look at why it was the emotional outburst his Warriors needed
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Sam Amick May 20
Steph Curry on his proclamation that Oracle Arena was his f-ing house: "I already know (the question). I already know. I blacked out." Laughter... "You want to use that energy to show your teammates that you're here, you're with them, and get the crowd into it."
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Sam Amick May 20
Steph Curry, golden boy image and all, proclaimed that Oracle Arena was his f-ing house. And after his offensive eruption keyed Golden State's Game 3 rout over Houston, this much was clear: He isn't wrong
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Sam Amick May 20
And one ridiculous iso three over James Harden there at the top after going yo-yo action with the ball....
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Sam Amick May 20
Steph Curry's line mid-3rd quarter in a game where it seemed as though he was still struggling: 21 points on eight of 16 shooting (two of eight from three), five boards, one assists and a plus-10
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Sam Amick May 20
That was some Gregg Popovich Good-to-Great offense right there from the Warriors: Steph in transition after Warriors get to loose ball, finds Klay on the left wing for a decent 3-point look, but he shovels to Durant in the left corner. Splash. GS up 64-43.
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Sam Amick May 20
Missing word there. Tuck-Wagon vs. Hamptons 5 lineups right now...
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Sam Amick May 20
Here we go... Tuck-Wagon (cc: ) . Hamptons 5 ()
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Sam Amick May 20
Just as Houston got unexpected scoring from PJ Tucker and Trevor Ariza in Game 2, the Warriors getting eight early points from Andre Iguodala is big. He's a plus-14...
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Sam Amick May 20
With Warriors up 37-27, Chris Paul and James Harden are a combined 1 of 9 shooting so far. And PJ Tucker - who had 22 points in Game 3 - has yet to scored as we near the midway point of the 2nd quarter.
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Sam Amick May 20
Last 4:04 of the first quarter: Warriors finish on 11-0 run while Rockets miss their final six shots and have four turnovers. Looney block on Mbah a Moute sparked it...
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Sam Amick May 20
BIg time possessions for Kevon Looney there - block at the rim on Mbah a Moute that leads to Klay layup in transition, then stifling Eric Gordon in the corner en route to shot clock violation. 22-22...
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Sam Amick May 20
ICYMI, a look at the counter-intuitive development in these Western Conference Finals: It's the Warriors, not the Rockets, who are doing too much iso for their own good
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