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Feb 17, 2012; Oklahoma City OK, USA; Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry (30) before the game against Oklahoma City Thunder at Chesapeake Energy Arena Mandatory Credit: Richard Rowe-US PRESSWIRE Was 2007 really that long ago when the Golden State Warriors took the NBA world by storm? With their run and gun style of basketball, orchestrated by coach Don Nelson, they had one of the more memorable moments in recent playoff history when they upset the 67-win Dallas Mavericks in six games in the first round of the NBA playoffs, being the third No. 8 seed ever to eliminate a No. 1 seed. Led by a healthy Baron Davis, a loveable headcase Stephen Jackson and emerging stars Jason Richardson and Monta Ellis the future was looking bright in the Bay Area. Even in their eventual second round loss to the Utah Jazz, Baron’s posterization of Andrei Kirilenko was one of the defining moments of the 2007 season. In the five years since however, the Warriors have been plagued by questionab...
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