NBA GMs tab Warriors 'most fun team to watch'

NBA GMs tab Warriors 'most fun team to watch'
October 22, 2013, 12:00 pm
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The NBA general managers believe Andre Iguodala and the Warriors will finish second to the Clippers in the Pacific Division. (AP)

NBA.com conducted its 12th annual GM Survey this month and released the results on Tuesday morning.

All 30 GMs responded to 56 different questions about the best teams, players, coaches, fans, and offseason moves. General managers were not permitted to vote for their own team or personnel. Percentages are based on the pool of respondents to each question of the survey, rather than all 30 GMs.

Here is a sampling of questions, all of which pertain to the Warriors:

Which player is the best pure shooter?

1) Stephen Curry -- 44.8%
2) Ray Allen -- 24.1%
3) Kevin Durant -- 10.3%
4) Kyle Korver/Steve Novak -- 6.9%

Which team has the best homecourt advantage?

1) Oklahoma City -- 36.7%
2) Warriors -- 26.7%
3) Denver -- 13.3%
4) Miami -- 10.0%
5) Chicago/Utah -- 6.7%

Which team is the most fun to watch?

1) Warriors -- 41.4%
2) L.A. Clippers -- 17.2%
3) Oklahoma city -- 13.8%
4) Brooklyn/San Antonio -- 6.9%

Who is the best defensive player in the NBA?

1) Dwight Howard -- 34.5%
2) LeBron James -- 27.6%
3) Tony Allen -- 13.8%
4) Andre Iguodala -- 6.9%

What was the most surprising move of the offseason?

1) Andre Iguodala to Warriors/Nets-Celtics trade 21.4%
3) Andrei Kirilenko to Brooklyn -- 14.3%
4) Dwight Howard to Houston -- 10.7%
5) Jrue Holiday to New Orleans/Doc Rivers to Clippers 7.1%

Who is the best shooting guard in the NBA?

1) James Harden -- 56.7%
2) Kobe Bryant -- 20.0%
3) Stephen Curry/Kevin Durant/Paul George -- 6.7%

Which team will win the Pacific Division?

1) Clippers -- 89.7%
2) Warriors -- 10.3%

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