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Keys, Concepts & Observations vs. Golden State 3/29

March 29, 2016
Keys, Concepts & Observations vs. Golden State:

Play at own pace - Stay composed with smart ball possession
  • Warriors have won an NBA record 53 straight home games

Contain Curry & Thompson from beyond the arc
  • Thompson is averaging 37.3 ppg in his last 3 games (40 points in each of his last 2 games)
  • Curry (350) & Thompson (253) have combined for 603 made 3PT this season

Space the floor for open looks
  • Wizards have shot 50% FG or better in 3 of their last 4 games

Defend the perimeter pick and roll
  • Switch on all ball screens, pack it in on off screen cutters

Limit turnovers - Keep turnovers below 15
  • Warriors lead NBA in fast break points per game

On this day in NBA history...

March 29, 1962

Elgin Baylor (45) and Jerry West (41) of the Lakers became the first teammates to both score 40 or more points in a Playoff game as the Lakers lost to Detroit 118-117 in a Western Division Finals game.