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NBA Draft Day – The Impossible Dream To Beat The Golden State Warriors?

The Golden State Warriors are the new Michael Jordan, and 29 other NBA teams will do what they can – draft, trade, buy, sell – to pull closer to the champions.
Golden State Warriors celebrate their 2017 NBA Championship at The Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center in Oakland, Calif., on June 15. Source: Thearon W. Henderson

For those too young to remember the NBA's Michael Jordan era, you're living it now. The Golden State Warriors are the new Michael Jordan.

When Jordan ruled the earth's hardwood, everyone else played for second. That's where we are today with the super team from the Bay Area that just wrapped up its second title in three years.

So why even play games for the next 3 to 5 years? Just

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