OAKLAND – Warriors coach Steve Kerr, like the rest of the NBA, marvels at the defense of the San Antonio Spurs. He may be most impressed, however, by one particular aspect.
OAKLAND -– Steve Kerr made it clear from Day One of his coaching career that his goal was to have the Warriors measure themselves not against opponents but against the best of themselves.
The Trail Blazers, running in place, are making a clear commitment to rebuilding. The Mavericks, acknowledging their second-tier existence, recognize it is time to reload.
Programming note: Spurs-Kings coverage starts tonight at 6:30 p.m.
OAKLAND – The transformation was sudden and stark and, for the Warriors, profoundly satisfying.