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9 NBA storylines to distract from Warriors supremacy

9 NBA storylines to distract from Warriors supremacy
Published On: Tue, Sep 26
Apr 25, 2015; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) fouls Golden State Warriors guard Andre Iguodala (9) during the first half in game four of the first round of the NBA Playoffs at the Smoothie King Center. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

The lying began in earnest Monday.

Thats when 28 teams conducted media day, the unofficial start to the NBA season. Everyone was perky, upbeat and vowed upgrades. Everyone liked the look of the assembled team, which has a chance to win a title.

They were lying.

Its not uncommon this time of year, everyones optimistic, Minnesota coach/president of basketball ops Tom Thibodeau said.

Can we just fast-forward to spring and align somebody from the East against the defending champ Warriors and be done with it?

The Warriors say they want to do exactly what they did last year, when they beat Cleveland in five Finals games.

Just do more of it, Kevin Durant said.

With basically the same guys and some new imports on the bench.

Because of the way we play, everybody touches the ball, Stephen Curry said. Everybody is involved. Everybody should be a threat when theyre on the floor.

Figure the Warriors wont be invited to the White House next year, either.

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