Golden State Warriors (22-10) vs. Los Angeles Clippers (26-8)
It still feels like everyone is waiting for the Warriors and Clippers to sink. Los Angeles got back on the winning track with a win over the cross-hall rivals at Staples Center. Golden State is still playing extremely well with David Lee and Stephen Curry even making SportsCenter appearances to promote themselves for the spot. Again, though, it feels like the NBA world is not quite ready to believe.
When will that point come? That seems to be as good of a question as any for this Golden State team. Perceptions about the franchise do not necessarily equate to perceptions about this specific team.
What we do know about Golden State is that it is a team with a ton of shooters like Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson and some now burlish rebounders in David Lee and Carl Landry. There is an inner toughness to this team. And Jarrett Jack has been superb off the bench so far this season in what has amounted ...