Golden State Warriors


OAKLAND – Patrick McCaw is about as unimposing as they come. The rookie guard is kind of quiet, as rookies should be, and his physique is more scarecrow than rock.


OAKLAND -– The most persistent concern voiced by Warriors fans over the summer was related to the team’s bench, which was hit hard as part of the process to sign superstar forward Kevin Durant.


OAKLAND – They are villains. They are idolized. They are the NBA’s most beloved team. They are its most hated.


In 2014-15, Steph Curry was the NBA MVP after averaging 23.8 points, 7.7 assists, 4.3 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game.


OAKLAND – He knew there would be plenty of talent and skill, that there was tremendous potential.