The Golden State Warriors are at their best when there is a little playground in their game.
Yes, that leads to turnovers — 20 percent of the Warriors’ possessions ended in a turnover Wednesday — but it also brings out the best in the team. For example, Stephen Curry‘s no-look, behind-the-back pass to Klay Thompson for a three during the Warriors win over the Raptors Wednesday night.
Curry has wanted the ball in his hands more, and Wednesday night he got that wish — and the Raptors defense couldn’t slow him on the pick-and-roll. But he may be at his best in transition, on plays like the one above.