We May Never Know How Good 2015-16 Golden State Warriors, Steph Curry Really Are

December 21st, 2015 by Dan Favale Leave a reply »

When the Golden State Warriors close out the 2015-16 season, having inevitably surpassed the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls as the best team in NBA history, there should be an italicized asterisk next to their name, followed by a brief explanation.

*The 2015-16 Golden State Warriors, almost universally recognized as the best squad ever, never reached their true potential.

Seemingly absurd? Of course. How could a team ostensibly fated to clear 72 victories and repeat as champions, with a reigning MVP in Stephen Curry, who's on pace to earn MVP honors once again while breaking or reinventing every offensive record imaginable, fall short of its ceiling?

Nothing about this slant is logical. It's not supposed to be. The Warriors are illogical—the exception to history's laundry list of exceptions.

No matter how they finish this season, the reality will be that they could have been better.


Less Continuity

Important disclaimer: Less continuity is not to be confused with a lack of continuity.

More than 96 percent of minutes played this season by Golden St ...

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