breaking the record for most consecutive wins to start an undefeated season, and unabashed by the pressure that hits hard when all manner of NBA league observers expect you to win 73 (or more?) games in a season, the Golden State Warriors are now forcing us to talk up their individual exploits.Not satisfied with
Not whether Stephen Curry will defend his MVP crown, as that seems like a given even just one month into the season. And we’re not even pondering the idea that Luke Walton and Steve Kerr could eventually split Coach of the Year honors. Nah, we’re wondering if Draymond Green – never an All-Star, not even a starter until 13 months ago – is one of the top 10 players in the NBA.
He didn’t say it. I didn’t say it. Luke Walton and Steph Curry didn’t mention it.
Jerry West brought it up, and that’s why we listen. From Rusty Simmons at the San Francisco Chronicle:
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