Writing for the Sentinel and other Bay Area News Group newspapers, columnist Tim Kawakami rolled out the descriptors after the game: “The Warriors didn’t just break the National Basketball Association record by claiming their 73rd victory on Wednesday at Oracle Arena, they made the moment into a precious work of art”.
Iguodala could be called upon to defend Harden, especially if the Rockets star shows signs of heating up at crucial points in the game.
The Warriors have had one party, but they want the big one in the middle of June, which will happen only if they put up 16 playoff-game victories in the last act of this historic drama.
Going up against the 73 wins Warriors, what is the likelihood that the Rockets can pull off an upset? The win moved them ahead of the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls, who had previously held the single season record for victories with 72.
The two teams that met in last year’s Finals are both favored to win their respective conferences again, and should they do so, the reigning-champion Warriors would likely be seeing a different Cavs team-and vice versa. Add in the likelihood that the Warriors will likely finish a couple series in four or five games, and they should have plenty of juice heading into the NBA Finals.
“I think we had a common goal”.
“It means I’m part of the best team ever”, Green said later, still palming the game ball.
“With Pippen coming out and saying what he said, that’s cool”.
Atlanta Hawks vs. Boston Celtics: Gosh I hate those 4-5 matchups. The Warriors chase for 73 wins has been the most talked about story line of the season, followed closely by Kobe Bryant’s limp to retirement.
LeBron James has been on his top of his game lately, and the Cavaliers are loaded for their second shot with Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love after neither was healthy after Game 1 of last year’s series. I was wrong, but I will say the same thing now that I said 20 years ago, ‘I don’t think this one will ever be broken.’ Somebody’s got to go 74-8. Since then they have changed coaches, with Lue fostering a more dynamic offense.
“If they play well, it’ll be hard for anybody in the East to beat them four times”. They lost in overtime at home to the Warriors, then beat the Warriors on the road.
The Warriors cruised to there 73rd and record setting win, the same way Steph Curry will cruise to his second straight MVP. The number three seed will be vital for them and I can see them righting a few wrongs and causing a few shocks. The point is that as a fan of a team, the reward that comes with winning is greater when you have persevered through the woes of losing. He averaged 29 points this year and routinely dropped 40-point outings during the season’s second half, often times keeping the Rockets afloat in games they otherwise would have blown.
“I believe James Harden is good enough for one game“, TNT’s Chris Webber said. As HNGN notes, there are just too many variables in the world of baseball that hinder a team from being as consistent and unbeatable as the Warriors over a full 162-game MLB season. “The Warriors are the front runners”.
The prime focus of Master P’s interview was to commemorate the 20th anniversary of first platinum album, Ice Cream Man, an album P tells us is his hands-down his best work to date.