The argument is over, the debate crushed, the hypotheticals buried.
Not since last April, after locking up the No. 1 seed in the postseason, have the Warriors lost consecutive regular season games. Their opponent Monday is capable of delivering such a blow.
The Warriors beat the Cavs four games to two in last year's NBA Finals.
Golden State also won the Finals rematch on Christmas Day.
The last game Steve Kerr coached was Game 6 of the NBA Finals in Cleveland.
For better or worse, Matthew Dellavedova made a name for himself during the playoffs last season.