If you got excited about the Houston Rockets chances against the Golden State Warriors in last year’s Western Conference finals, you were left heartbroken. Chris Paul suffered another major injury that sidelined him during the playoffs.
For Paul, this was nothing new. This was the same story back in L.A. when he was a Clipper. Ultimately the task of beating Golden State, without CP3, proved to be too much for the Rockets.
A new NBA season is upon us after yet another wild offseason. In particular, the western conference had a major shake up. Demarcus Cousins joined the current Warriors dynasty, Lebron James made his way to LA, and Kawhi Leonard left the San Antonio Spurs after a long dispute over his health. The western conference will be very different from last year. However, even with the addition of Lebron James to the conference, it is still Golden State’s conference to lose. Here is what I expect the western conference playoffs look like when the regular season comes to an end. Continue Reading!