NBA Playoffs

GSW: Golden State Warriors Roundtable: 5 Questions About NBA Finals

May 27, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden peightstate Warriors forward Harrison Barnes (40) and guard Shaun Livingston (34) and guard Stephen Curry (30) react during the fourth quarter against the Houston Rockets in game five of the Western Conference Finals of the NBA Playoffs. at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

May 27, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden peightstate Warriors forward Harrison Barnes (40) and guard Shaun Livingston (34) and guard Stephen Curry (30) react during the fourth quarter against the Houston Rockets in game five of the Western Conference Finals of the NBA Playoffs. at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

The NBA Finals start today, and the Golden State Warriors are making their first Finals appearance in 40 years. The Warriors will represent the Western Conference in this year’s NBA Finals, and they will face the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Warriors will yet again have homecourt advantage in this series.

Now that the NBA Finals are finally here, we will again ask five of our Warriors writers to answer five questions about the Finals, the Warriors’ matchup with the Cavaliers, and more!

Here are the five questions and the responses from our writers.

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GSW: Golden State Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Finals Preview

Jan 9, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) dribbles past Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving (2) in the fourth quarter at Oracle Arena. The Warriors defeated the Cavaliers 112-94. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

Jan 9, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) dribbles past Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving (2) in the fourth quarter at Oracle Arena. The Warriors defeated the Cavaliers 112-94. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

The NBA Finals are finally here. Golden State Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers. Which team will be named the 2014-15 NBA champions, the team that hasn’t won an NBA title in 40 years or the team that has never won a championship?

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GSW: Golden State Warriors vs. Houston Rockets Western Finals Preview

Jan 21, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots the ball against the Houston Rockets during the third quarter at Oracle Arena. The Warriors won 126-113. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Jan 21, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots the ball against the Houston Rockets during the third quarter at Oracle Arena. The Warriors won 126-113. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

For the first time since 1976, the Golden State Warriors have advanced to the Western Conference Finals. The 2015 Western Conference Finals will feature the number one-seeded Warriors against the number two-seeded Houston Rockets.

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GSW: Golden State Warriors Face Adversity in Game 4 with Confidence

May 9, 2015; Memphis, TN, USA; Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley (11) and Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) during game three of the second round of the NBA Playoffs at FedExForum. Memphis Grizzlies beat Golden State Warriors 99-88. Mandatory Credit: Justin Ford-USA TODAY Sports

May 9, 2015; Memphis, TN, USA; Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley (11) and Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) during game three of the second round of the NBA Playoffs at FedExForum. Memphis Grizzlies beat Golden State Warriors 99-88. Mandatory Credit: Justin Ford-USA TODAY Sports

For the first time this season, the Golden State Warriors are facing some serious adversity. Although they were heavily favored to win this series overall, the Warriors now find themselves behind in their Western Conference Semifinals matchup with the Memphis Grizzlies, who took the 2-1 series lead with their 99-89 win on Saturday.

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GSW: Golden State Warriors Mailbag: Toughest Potential Matchup, Game 3, Conley

May 3, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) congratulates center Andrew Bogut (12) and forward Draymond Green (23) during a timeout against the Memphis Grizzlies during the third quarter in game one of the second round of the NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena. The Warriors defeated the Grizzlies 101-86. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

May 3, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) congratulates center Andrew Bogut (12) and forward Draymond Green (23) during a timeout against the Memphis Grizzlies during the third quarter in game one of the second round of the NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena. The Warriors defeated the Grizzlies 101-86. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

The Golden State Warriors are currently tied with the Memphis Grizzlies in their Western Conference Semifinals matchup. The Warriors won Game One, but they dropped Game Two at Oracle Arena. They will now travel to Memphis for the next two games in the series.

In this week’s Warriors Mailbag post, we will discuss which team is the biggest threat to the Warriors winning a title, what advantages the Warriors will have in Game Three, and how the Warriors can shut down Mike Conley.

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GSW: Golden State Warriors vs. New Orleans Pelicans First Round Playoff Preview

Dec 4, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) defends the shot by New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) during the first quarter at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Dec 4, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) defends the shot by New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) during the first quarter at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

The NBA Playoffs are finally here! The first round matchup of the number one and number eight seeds in the Western Conference will feature a team that has had the best record in the NBA for most of the season, the Golden State Warriors, going up against a team that earned their spot in the playoffs on the final day of the regular season, the New Orleans Pelicans.

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GSW: Golden State Warriors Roundtable: 5 Questions About NBA Playoffs

Mar 9, 2015; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) with forward Draymond Green (23) center Andrew Bogut (12) and guard Klay Thompson (11) against the Phoenix Suns at US Airways Center. The Warriors defeated the Suns 98-80. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Mar 9, 2015; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) with forward Draymond Green (23) center Andrew Bogut (12) and guard Klay Thompson (11) against the Phoenix Suns at US Airways Center. The Warriors defeated the Suns 98-80. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

The Golden State Warriors finished the 2014-15 NBA season with the best record in the NBA at 67-15 and the sixth best record in NBA history. They’ve set numerous records this season, and they’ve also secured home court advantage throughout the playoffs. The Warriors have exceeded expectations this season and have had one of the most successful and entertaining seasons in franchise history.

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