The NBA’s 82-game schedule is one long preseason, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.
Especially for the Warriors.
Thursday night they beat another team that poses no threat to them. The Clippers. All credit to the Warriors for winning a game they’re supposed to win, having a great regular season and getting Kevin Durant.
But Thursday night, like every night in the regular season, meant nothing. It was just a pretty prelude to the real season which starts in April. The Warriors played hard for one quarter — the third quarter — when they outscored LA 50-26. That was the game. Good night and thanks for coming to another exhibition.
Highlights from this pointless contest include: Durant dunking after taking four steps and no dribbles. Did he get called for traveling? No, because it’s the regular season.
Other highlights: Draymond Green starting a verbal fight with Paul Pierce, who didn’t play. Sat on the bench.
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