LeBron James hit the game-winning 3-point shot as the Lakers beat the Warriors in Wednesday night’s Play-In game in LA. Ray and Joe analyze the game, discuss the Play-In format and look ahead to Friday night’s showdown with Memphis.
Andrew Wiggins led the Warriors with 38 points (17/24 FG) as Golden State beat Phoenix a day after taking care of Utah. The two wins over the top two teams in the Western Conference give the Warriors confidence and place them in a good “Play-In” position with two games remaining. Ray and Joe discuss the Dubs situation and analyze the team’s strengths down the stretch of the season.
Steph Curry (41 points) and Draymond Green (Triple-Double) teamed up to slow down Zion Williamson and the Pelicans Monday night. Ray and Joe discuss the game and how the win improves the Warriors playoff chances.
The Warriors laid an egg in their bid to get closer to the currently #6 seeded Mavs in a blowout loss to Dallas on Tuesday night. Ray and Joe discuss why Golden State is a true .500 team, Steph Curry’s MVP candidacy and Steve Kerr’s performance as head coach.
Steph Curry has been putting on epic displays of scoring brilliance all season and Monday in Philadelphia he kept it going with 49 points against the top team in the Eastern Conference. The Sixers threw everything at Steph (even his kid brother Seth), but there was no stopping the top scorer in the NBA (just passed Bradley Beal) who put up 30+ points for the 11th straight game. He now has 10+ 3-point field goals in four of the last five games. Meanwhile, the Warriors have won five of the last six. Ray and Joe discuss the hottest player on the planet and chat about the potential of this Golden State team.
After getting the news that James Wiseman is probably out for the season with a knee injury, Golden State had a feel-good win Monday over Denver, one of the top teams in the Western Conference. Steph Curry passed Wilt Chamberlain to become the Warriors all-time leading scorer and went on to score 53 points. Ray and Joe discuss the win, Steph’s accomplishment and what the Wiseman injury means going forward.
In a win that may have saved their playoff hopes, the Warriors came back in the 4th quarter to beat the high-flying Milwaukee Bucks, who were without All Star Giannis Antetokounmpo. Steph Curry scored 41 points to save the day for Golden State. Ray and Joe analyze the game and zero in what the win means in the big picture of the season.
Without injured Steph Curry and Draymond Green the Warriors were blown out by 53 points on Friday night by the Raptors. Ray and Joe talk about some of the worst losses in NBA history and discuss the apparent lack of motivation for a playoff spot. Is James Wiseman regressing? Does Nico Mannion belong in the NBA right now? Important questions for Golden State as they struggle on the current road trip.
We know Steve Kerr as the successful Warriors coach with three NBA titles, but there’s so much more to the man. Scott Howard-Cooper, an award-winning sports journalist, has authored an in-depth biography (coming out on June 15) assessing the life and career of Kerr. Scott joins Ray and Joe to talk about Steve Kerr, A Life. It’s a special podcast and a book you won’t want to miss!