A look at the Warriors
Marcus Thompson analyzes each player along with a pressure gauge to determine from 1-10 how much pressure they have on them this season.
CONTRIBUTION TOWARD PLAYOFFS: He must stay healthy and play at an All-Star, maybe even an All-NBA, level. He needs to make sure he gets others involved on offense -- instead of doing all the work himself -- and set the tone on defense.
• PRESSURE ON HIM: 15
CONTRIBUTION TOWARD PLAYOFFS: He needs to be aggressive on offense, using his talent to create from the wing and in transition. He must continue to improve on defense and consistently knock down open shots.
• PRESSURE ON HIM: 9