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Kerr Nearing Season Debut for Warriors

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Golden State will have a difficult time topping its run in 2015. No firm timetable has been set for the season debut of coach Steve Kerr but it could come as soon as tonight against Denver. Earlier in the week, Kerr traveled with the team for consecutive games for the first time all season after suffering severe complications following back surgery …

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Filling Out a Wish List for the Middle of the Pack

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Christmas is just a week away and while families gather to celebrate, the NBA offers a five game slate to provide entertainment throughout the day. Ten teams, each equipped with plenty of star power, will take centerstage on the biggest day of the basketball year. The most intriguing match-up features the two teams that battled in the NBA Finals last June, …

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Warriors Claim Record 16th Straight Win to Open Season

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Nearly 20 percent of Golden State’s regular season is complete and the team has yet to suffer its first loss. A year after setting a franchise record with 67 regular season victories and winning their first NBA championship in over 40 years, the Warriors claimed their 16th straight victory Tuesday night, topping the Lakers 111-77. No team in league history …

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Golden State Begins Title Defense Without Kerr

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The coach that guided Golden State to its first NBA title in four decades won’t be in the building when the championship banner is raised into the rafters. Steve Kerr will be out indefinitely after he was forced to undergo a pair of surgical procedures on his back to prevent a rare spinal fluid leak over the summer. Following surgery …

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Dysfunction Engulfing the Kings

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Success has been elusive for the Kings and the organization has done little to help its cause. The most unstable franchise in the league is once again experiencing a power struggle, as the head coach wants to deal away the All-Star center, the lone pillar Sacramento has been able to land during an especially bad stretch.

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Podcast: Building Championship Contenders

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Golden State used an unorthodox method to winning its first championship in over 40 years. Instead of targeting young draft prospects with plenty of upside, the Warriors sought out upperclassmen from college and surrounded their core with capable veterans. The balanced roster was brought together by a rookie coach, Steve Kerr, and toppled Cleveland in six games to claim the …

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Warriors Claim Western Conference Finals Opener

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A pair of point guards and an undersized center proved to be vital for Golden State in Game 1 on the Western Conference finals. The duo of MVP Stephen Curry and Shaun Livingston combined to total 52 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists, while both players sparked a key rallies for the team. Golden State stumbled on the potent lineup by accident. 

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Lakers Select Scott as Next Coach

Following a lengthy interview process, Byron Scott has finally landed the head coaching job for the Los Angeles Lakers. Scott interviewed on three separate occasions, initially in May, just days after Mike D’Antoni resigned following a dismal 27-55 campaign last season. 

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Podcast: The Return of the Hornets

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A simple name change has already turned around the fortunes in Charlotte. After 10 consecutive seasons of never moving up in the NBA Draft Lottery, including dropping a spot in 2012 after winning just seven games, the revival of the Hornets moniker has already proved beneficial for the franchise. The best possible outcome happened for Charlotte in the NBA Draft …

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Golden State Opts for Kerr as New Coach

The coaching vacancy in Golden State lasted just over a week. Eight days after firing Mark Jackson, the Warriors agreed to a five-year $25 million deal with TNT analyst Steve Kerr to become the next coach of the Warriors. 

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