Marreese Speights


OAKLAND – The Miami Heat invaded Oracle Arena and promptly turned the Wettest Arena in the NBA into a No Splash zone.


OAKLAND – Steve Kerr knew where on the bench to turn last season when the Warriors needed a scoring punch. The coach would call Mo, and Marreese Speights routinely delivered.


OAKLAND – That the Warriors come at opponents in waves is a testament to the deliberate way the roster was built and, beyond that, the system installed last season by coach Steve Kerr.


OAKLAND –- He is the last big man on the bench, rarely leaving his front-row seat, where he usually can be found cheering for a Warriors team reaching unprecedented heights.