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Warriors contact Stan Van Gundy; he’s torn over possible return to NBA

“There have been calls to gauge interest, and until you get a chance to actually talk to somebody, it’s even hard to say if they’re interested or if I would be. Part of me does (want to coach), and part of me doesn’t. We’re so happy in central Florida. It would really have to be a great situation for me to get back in. I miss a lot of it. I miss the competition. I miss the challenge. But I also like the time that I’ve had, so we’ll just have to see what happens.”
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’74-’75 Warriors hint that we don’t know what today’s Warriors can accomplish

By TED SILLANPAA We’ve gotten a little too used to believing that we know in advance who’ll win the game and, then, reach the playoffs. I don’t need to go back to my youth, decades ago, to give an example of how the most unlikely champions emerge, but I will because the most unlikely championship team of my lifetime were the 1974-75 Golden State Warriors. It’s actually instructive to take a quick, if long, trip down Memory Lane to briefly… Read More »