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It's time for Klay to practice turning around before shot goes in

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

As Golden State Warriors take court for their first shootaround of season, the first song that's being blasted is "Big Rings" by Drake.

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NBA Western Conference season preview

Pablo Torre, Amin Elhassan, Chris Haynes and Ohm Youngmisuk preview the Western Conference for the 2017-18 season. Can anyone challenge the Warriors? Is Lonzo Ball the presumptive Rookie of the Year? Is everyone ready to believe in the Timberwolves?

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The 2017-18 NBA season is upon us

The 2017-18 NBA season is upon us. A look at the stats and milestones to watch this season.

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Warriors or the field? (1:33)
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Warriors begin title defense

The Golden State Warriors and the new-look Houston Rockets are the top two teams in the NBA according to ESPN's Basketball Power Index. The Warriors have a 58 percent chance of winning the NBA title, per BPI. Rockets PG Chris Paul has averaged 22.8 PPG against the Warriors in his career.

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Vote: Make your NBA awards predictions

Make your picks for NBA MVP, Rookie of the Year, Most Improved Player and the league leaders in points, rebounds and assists.

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Rockets have best odds to take down Warriors

The Warriors begin their title defense Tuesday night against one of the teams expected to be among their biggest challengers this year, the Rockets. In fact, ESPN's Basketball Power Index gives Houston the best chance to beat Golden State in a seven-game series.

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This NBA season likely a sequel to the last (2:30)
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Vegas is almost all-in on the Warriors

Golden State is much better than even money to win its third NBA title in four years, per the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook. The Cavs sit second at 4-1, with no other teams better than 10-1.

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Can the Rockets rival the Warriors?

Houston went 1-3 against Golden State a year ago, getting outscored by 28 points overall. Perhaps the addition of Chris Paul will narrow the gap a bit this season.

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Hamilton star raps about Warriors winning another title (2:45)
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Updated RPM projections: Warriors

Golden State is still way out in front of every other team, but it might be tough to match the expectations in Vegas.

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

Golden State forward Omri Casspi (ankle) probable, forward Andre Iguodala (back strain) questionable for season opener against Houston on Tuesday.

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Lyrics and meaning of Daveed Diggs' rap on Warriors (3:04)
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Behind the scenes of Warriors-themed music video (4:01)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike D'Antoni: "We closed the gap [on the Warriors] only because I feel that we're better this year last year. Now, we'll see if they're better. They might be better, so maybe it's an illusion. That's the reason we can say that. We just feel like we're a better team this year. Now, we've got a ways to go. This is not going to be the same team it is in May. It shouldn't be. If it is, we're in trouble."

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike D'Antoni warns about overreactions to Rockets-Warriors opener. "Did it really mean anything when the Spurs beat them by 40 last year?"

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Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

James Harden believes Rockets have pieces to be legitimate challengers to Warriors. "We have to find our identity."

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Oracle Arena is ready to get the NBA season rolling.

Team Stats

Points Per Game115.91st
Rebounds Per Game44.47th
Assists Per Game30.41st
Points Allowed104.311th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2017-1800.000
2016-176715.817
2015-16739.890
2014-156715.817
2013-145131.622

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