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NBA Sundays: Warriors at the Nets exam
Imeage source This week's appointment with the NBA Sundays, the NBA Sunday games in prime time for Europe, sees the Brooklyn Nets host the Golden State Warriors at the Barclays Center, with live coverage on Sunday 28 October starting at 22 on Sky Sports NBA . imeage source Golden State Warriors: Won the last two NBA titles, the Warriors want to become the fourth franchise to win at least three rings in a row. They also want to reach the Boston Celtics as the only two teams to have reached the NBA Finals for five years in a row. Golden State has a record of 328-83 (79.8%) of wins between the regular season and the playoffs in the last four seasons, the best percentage in a span of four years in the history of the NBA. In addition, the Warriors also hold the best percentage of wins (75.9%) in the post-season over a four-year period in the history of the NBA. Golden State has added a five-time All-Star to his quartet formed by Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson, with DeMarcus Cousins ready to contribute to the return from injury. With the roster intact, President and GM Bob Myers used the Draft and is using the NBA G-League to complete the team, adding key pieces like Kevon Looney, Jordan Bell and Quinn Cook over the past three seasons. Golden State also expects that this year's first choice, Jacob Evans, already plays an important role in 2018-19. Head Coach Steve Kerr joined Phil Jackson and John Kundla as the only coach in history to win three titles in their first four seasons imeage source Brooklyn Nets: When Sean Marks was hired for the first time as General Manager in February 2016, the former NBA veteran and New Zealand native knew that the way to go would not be high choices in Draft and free signatures. agent. On the contrary, the team needed to establish a winning culture while improving the human material available. Mark has assembled a young and interesting roster, made up of D'Angelo Russell, Spencer Dinwiddie, Caris LeVert, Ronda and Hollis-Jefferson, Jarrett Allen and Joe Harris. Dinwiddie had a great impact last season, finishing third in the ranking for the "Most Improved Player" award behind only Victor Oladipo of Indiana and Clint Capela of Houston. The Nets have dug into the international pool of the 2018 NBA Draft, choosing Dzanan Musa from Bosnia and Herzegovina (29th choice) and Rodions Kurucs from Latvia (40th). Musa, 19, is a promising scorer, who started playing in EuroLega at 16 with his Croatian club, Cedevita Zagreb. Kurucs, 20, is a high-level shooter, who hopes to play with Kristaps Porzingis of New York for the Latvian national team one day.