Power Ranking Each Golden State Warriors Player for NBA’s Stretch Run

February 22nd, 2016 by Vytis Lasaitis Leave a reply »
The Golden State Warriors haven't looked quite as invincible post-All-Star break, with a pair of shaky performances out of the gate. If anything, that should serve as a wake-up call ahead of the stretch run.

An embarrassing 137-105 thrashing at the hands of the Portland Trail Blazers, and a sloppy finish in the 115-112 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers have shown that even the champions can bleed. The Dubs are still the undisputed NBA kings, and the lingering sense is that complacency is the most serious threat to their dominance.

Golden State still has the dream of beating the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls' 72-10 regular-season record, and every player on the roster has to be held accountable for that to become a reality.

The Warriors' rotation is relatively firm at this stage of the season, and the pecking order is established. Still, late-season ailments have shaken things up, and certain players will be called upon to fill the void of absentees.

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