- Aug 26, 2011
Warriors had a grand total of 2 players who could score and they let them score. I'm sure the Raptors will win but that was bad.20-42 from 3 vs 8-32. I'd love to complain about Boogie setting another illegal screen on Steph's shot but Marc sets one per possession. Looks like the Raptors will close out Oracle for good Thursday.
I feel like Steph is so much better than everyone else in the NBA on offense other than KD that it makes up for his defense which is honestly not as bad as people claimRight at this second, I'd rank it:
1. Kawhi (2 way), 2. LeBron, 3. KD, 4. Giannis, 5. Harden, 6. Steph
Steph is at worst the 3rd best offensive player in the league, but there are two sides of the court. Harden I think can single-handed carry a team, especially thru the regular season better than Steph can, but I'd much rather have Steph in the playoffs.
Already saw that with Lebron. He passed it to a wide open Donyell and got crucified.Don't ever underestimate the heart of a champion. Steph and Klay are simply that: Champions. To come from six down with the 3 late threes, especially when both were coming up a bit short prior to those shots was incredible to watch. Speaking of champions, Kawhi has to take that last shot. I understand he was double teamed but could you imagine the criticism that Lebron or Kobe or Jordan would get if they passed that off?
I bet Steve Kerr was just thinking to himself, how do I get these guys motivated to play hard in the NBA finals.Warriors are going to be motivated to leave Oakland with a win in their final game there and to win for KD. Toronto better win in 6 because the pressure of a Game 7 might make everyone but Kawhi throw up.