Game 27. BKN 134, GSW 117. Dubs don't lose Dray, set record for most open backdoor cuts allowed, Team Garbage makes the score look nice.

Would have been MUCH cooler if they brought Dray out in a wheelchair and then he whipped the blanket and fake cast off

Another Game to Take Your Mind Away

In Game Ranting

  • [On Fire Kerr and Fire Myers movements] No, I think they are a coalition of Dubs fans who think MORE STEPH is the way to be elite plus Steph fans who think Kerr is holding him back from breaking records and getting an MVP. Some people are in both categories.

  • Okay I just recorded 76 minutes of me analyzing all the great things Our Guy Juan did at the end of the Magic game. Clearly I've gone too far... OR NOT FAR ENOUGH??

  • I think I'll have to separate it into about four parts and rename the series Explain One Juan

  • What am I even doing, EXPLAIN JUAN PLAY is just sitting there????!?!

  • I don't fancy GSW's chances in a 7 game series, but one game where BRK is a little bored and maybe Harden's tired from the strip club... it could happen

  • This is a rough ass TV angle, oh whew they got a little higher

  • Our Guy Juan going DEEP into the bag with a round the waist dribble drive. Not exactly playing to the strengths, but I would have danced if that went in. Instead, stolen.

  • Makes up with a hell of a baited block.

  • This Wiggs FT curse...

  • Staying on brand

  • Steph tries high tag on Harden. May have forgotten that Harden is one of the few who can handle that.

  • Our Guy Juan gets a contested layup to go on the other end.

  • GREAT catch by Juan at close range from Steph. The finish not there...

  • I can see how BRK sucks you into a rollicking no-defense shootout...

  • Hahaha KD tries to iso Juan, he forces KD to step OOB. Next play, Juan gets KD to miss a 3. Next play, KD turnaround baseline J. Well, Juan wasn’t going to shut him out...

  • Then a nice interior pass to Dray for 2 FT

  • Rhymes with Mile Of Leech

  • Nice late double team of KD in the paint. Then Oubre with the soaring help block on KD.

  • You don’t have to be rock still to draw a charge...

  • Nets switch everything. Dray keeps ball, attacks the switch. Gets basket.

  • Harden is giving Mulder a master class on how to draw every BS foul. Mulder didn’t believe the scouting report, but here it is live

  • Actually that Nets switching D in the second unit was not bad at all.

  • Would have been interesting to see what Harden did to Wiseman. I’d guess more than half the time, we’re talking two early BS fouls that would get you uninvited from the pickup game

  • Really don’t want to pile on Wanamaker, but it’s striking how often teammates (Damion there) signal the ball to follow one way, and Brad takes it another way

  • Hey, Kerr is tapping his head, I wonder what will happen...

  • I guess Paschall isn’t all the way back from injury

  • In some ways, GSW is more equipped than before to attack mismatches from BRK switches. Not a plus play, but an option.

  • Hahaha KD isos Steph, Steph (and corner help) makes him give up the ball, turnover

  • Juan looks to have hurt his arm... hopefully just a stinger

  • Holding the knee.

  • Okay. This is bad. Let’s hope this will heal soon.

  • I think he was helped?

  • Dray is walking himself... that is a good sign

  • Warriors back in the 2-3 zone. I’ve never liked that zone.

  • [Bobby Brown’s scoring at will] It’s his prerogative

  • The Nets are switching everything. That’s messing up the offense and it’s devolving into high variance isos.

  • GSW could start running more three man splits and the stagger screen across the top to mess with the switch scheme.

  • If we had a few centers, I’d say Juan could step in as a mini Draymond, but with all our bigs out... maybe we can bait BRK into just messing around and keeping the lead in the low 10s, and then one push gets the game into random ending territory

  • Maybe this will trigger either a hardship exception, or we'll use that injury exception?

  • At least Dray didn’t get a wheelchair out

  • I take it back, it would have been MUCH cooler if they brought Dray out in a wheelchair and then he whipped the blanket and fake cast off

  • So how is that Harris thing a charge and Steph’s play not

  • Warriors with a revolutionary new D where they let every backdoor cut take a layup and hope they get thrown off by how open they are

  • On track to set a record for most backdoor layups given up. Probably also a record for both teams combined.

  • Hey, they ran that flat stagger screen play as I predicted they would but they did not until now. Steph open 3 (miss)

  • Steph may get a tech tonight. Getting more and more vocal on the uncalled And-1s.

  • Honestly, this season has been too packed even for fans

  • Maybe Q4 can be Paschall and Wanamaker revitalization time

  • Paschall is more and more leaning into that side scroller double jump move

  • Nets definitely treating this like garbage time — which it is — which means WE HAVE THEM JUST WHERE WE WANT THEM

  • Tyler Fracking Johnson and Joe Fripping Frobzit

  • The key tell is if Wiggins goes for a huge dunk early. If he does, he is way more aggressive.

  • The “Not Nearly As Close As the Score” trophy is within reach!!

  • Hmm. Kerr put the starters back in. Is this punishment?

  • I guess Kerr wants to see how Paschall looks with the starters. This is more preseason.

  • Ooooh nice, GSW is keeping their streak alive of allowing 14 straight backdoor cuts. The previous record was 4.

  • This is definitely an audition for Paschall in the starting lineup. Because he’s been bad in the second unit.

  • Hmmm... 15 straight backdoor cuts, but Dray with a sweet block. Elias Sports Bureau says THAT COUNTS as an open backdoor cut, the streak lives

  • Yooooo two backdoor cuts open on the same play. That’s 17 in a row.

  • The Warriors covered a backdoor cut??? Nooooo, the streak dies at 17

  • JVG's takes should be muted on all topics other than basketball Xs and Os, which would mean he's on mute 98% of the time

  • What did he say, I have this sound turned all the way down...

  • Lots of hugging and mutual respect after the game.