Midseason Grades for Each Golden State Warriors Player

January 9th, 2017 by Zach Buckley Leave a reply »
The Golden State Warriors are approaching the halfway point of the 2016-17 NBA season with a historic offense and ruthless efficiency.

The height of their superpowers has yet to be realized and still they're clobbering opponents like prime Mike Tyson. The Warriors hold the league's top spots in winning percentage (.842) and net efficiency (plus-11.4) while sporting the highest offensive rating ever recorded (116.1).

But not everything is coming up roses: Golden State's resume lacks many signature wins. It's 0-5 against the Cleveland Cavaliers, San Antonio Spurs, Houston Rockets and Memphis Grizzlies, and it's been clunky in crunch time.

That shouldn't be surprising given the sweeping changes this roster has witnessed over the past calendar year. Yet even amid these hiccups, the Dubs are dominating like no one else.

Near the midseason point, it's becoming clearer which players are exceeding expectations and who is falling short. All 15, presented in ascending order of importance, are evaluated here using both subjective (eye test, expectations vs. reality) and objective (traditional stats and advanced analytics) measures.

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