Surprise Starters Help Warriors Blow Out Spurs In Game 1

  • Published: 15 April 2018
  • Coach Nick broke down the opening game of the 2018 NBA Playoffs, as the Warriors took the game in a rout 113-92. While the Spurs still don't have Kawhi Leonard, the Warriors had enough firepower even without their own superstar Steph Curry.
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Comments • 339

  • edjae david
    edjae david  4 months back

    What makes warrior's defense strong? It is because of draymond who can guard all positions.. they can switch with almost anybody and draymond can still guard the tallest players or the fastest.. Kerr has made him like rodman, who was Kerr's teammate before..

    • DeAndre Page
      DeAndre Page  9 months back

      JaVale McGee will feast on slips off Pindown plays for KCP (159---3-pointers).
      Via passes from LeBron James..

      • DeAndre Page
        DeAndre Page  10 months back

        Lakers paid attention to JaVale McGee in the playoffs.😂😂😂

        • fbalbuero
          fbalbuero  12 months back

          7:45 I subscribe out of fear, jk
          Great vid man.

          • Anita Raman
            Anita Raman  12 months back

            The warriors L defense helped give the spurs the L.

            • MJ Yap
              MJ Yap  1 years back

              This why I laughed when they said kobe had pau gasol for his championship without shaq xD

              • Albert Cyprys
                Albert Cyprys  1 years back

                that defense at 4:11 is so disciplined, arising from great coaching and players buying in. the timing of their switches, recovery and ability to double team without getting behind the play is next level. love the breakdowns :)

                • Jerremiah Ner
                  Jerremiah Ner  1 years back

                  Player to player gsw can still beat sas w just 4 players

                  • Daniel Right
                    Daniel Right  1 years back

                    JaVale wasn't a surprise. He had been the go to center for a decent bit now.

                    • Dada 972
                      Dada 972  1 years back

                      yh and and like last year if they reach the finals , he gonna stay on the bench pfff its not right for him

                      • Melson Peros
                        Melson Peros  1 years back

                        ElaMay lol

                        • mary magic
                          mary magic  1 years back

                          JAVALE.. IS AT THE RYT PLACE AND A TRY TIME .... ITS MC GGEE TIME

                          • Sir Smiles
                            Sir Smiles  1 years back

                            Lol 1:37 Coach K was losing his mind

                            • yujun shi
                              yujun shi  1 years back

                              my boy!!!!!!!!!1

                              • Ethan Curry901
                                Ethan Curry901  1 years back

                                No Curry.

                                No Problem

                                • david bales
                                  david bales  1 years back

                                  Never fails to excite me when a new video of yours is released. Excellent material, as always.

                                  • Tetsuya619
                                    Tetsuya619  1 years back

                                    Iggy’s steal @ 4:56 looks so effortless 😂

                                    • Choco Thunder
                                      Choco Thunder  1 years back

                                      Javale FINALLY figured it out by NOT jumping on pump fakes...cox of his length he can still challenge shot by not jumping early....LA having nightmares seeing Javale all night...

                                      • Choco Thunder
                                        Choco Thunder  1 years back

                                        Sorry Spurs fans, looks like I will bring the BROOM out early...

                                        • Firestorm Gaming
                                          Firestorm Gaming  1 years back

                                          Aldridge isn’t great in the post. Holds onto the ball too long and stands straight up when he catches it. If he got lower in his stance and made moves quicker, he would be more dominant

                                        • lowtempo711
                                          lowtempo711  1 years back

                                          Manu is a living legend.....

                                          • Jerry Jazzbo
                                            Jerry Jazzbo  1 years back

                                            It's Shaq's fault that Javale has become as cocky as the Golden Shower bandwagon. Somebody do a "Zaza" on him. lol

                                            • Wardell Stephen Curry II Stan

                                              Im not sure Kawhi makes this a fair fight

                                              • John Pabelloren
                                                John Pabelloren  1 years back

                                                Ok what the fuck just happened. Playoff time came and Javale became a defensive beast? What?!

                                                • Mo's Gameplay
                                                  Mo's Gameplay  1 years back

                                                  Javale mcgee maybe most improved???

                                                  • Saud Kaslani
                                                    Saud Kaslani  1 years back

                                                    1:39 the best coach ever 👌👏👏👏

                                                    • Trần Duy Vinh
                                                      Trần Duy Vinh  1 years back

                                                      Nah kwahi leonard helped the warriors

                                                      • 22jayu
                                                        22jayu  1 years back

                                                        shia labeouf yelling "just do it" at me is annoying as hell

                                                        • Rostislav Fateev
                                                          Rostislav Fateev  1 years back

                                                          not "fat and old", but rather "laterally challenged" lol

                                                          • Hey Man
                                                            Hey Man  1 years back

                                                            Hey if the warriors make the finals and win,
                                                            JaVale will be Finals MVP

                                                            • dota leavers
                                                              dota leavers  1 years back

                                                              finals mvp only applies to the championship game. 1 game only. Remember the time when igoudala won it? yes it was only 1 game he played better than curry. and he lockdown bron.

                                                          • Thrashy Art
                                                            Thrashy Art  1 years back


                                                            • Luis Marcaida
                                                              Luis Marcaida  1 years back

                                                              Mouse in the House time??

                                                              • Chardee Jr
                                                                Chardee Jr  1 years back

                                                                Globetrotter/WWE-garbage "sport"

                                                                • Jrod Sicat
                                                                  Jrod Sicat  1 years back

                                                                  What about wolves and rockets? Its not a match up everyone expected. It might need a game 7. Any thoughts coach?

                                                                  • Arabella Slov
                                                                    Arabella Slov  1 years back

                                                                    Javale so much better than zaza😂😂

                                                                    • Hector Bucad
                                                                      Hector Bucad  1 years back

                                                                      Kawhis coming back dw

                                                                      • xxxQDAxxx
                                                                        xxxQDAxxx  1 years back

                                                                        Playoff McGee is no joke

                                                                        • Ádám Varga
                                                                          Ádám Varga  1 years back

                                                                          Warriors r lucky as always even when they injured - they dont have to meet with the thunder or jazz in the first round.

                                                                          • Lleone
                                                                            Lleone  1 years back

                                                                            spurs is done. The way they played its as though they have no drive and passion in winning the chip. Unless Kawhi comes back, i dont see the Spurs winning the warriors.

                                                                            • jdp 90five
                                                                              jdp 90five  1 years back

                                                                              Meanwhile in Cleveland... lol

                                                                              • Khun Kru
                                                                                Khun Kru  1 years back

                                                                                The ONE bright SPOT :)
                                                                                I saw what you did there, coach!

                                                                                • M
                                                                                  M  1 years back

                                                                                  patty mills on KD sums this series

                                                                                  • Da Great Ricky
                                                                                    Da Great Ricky  1 years back

                                                                                    Coach, you should make a video that titles "Is this the end of the Spurs dominance?"

                                                                                    • King Hilarious
                                                                                      King Hilarious  1 years back

                                                                                      McGee has been amazing ever since he went into the Warriors system. Andre has literally been AMAZING in every series against the cavs . And Livingston, I would put him right in between Andre and McGee as far as consistency. I don’t understand the constant underestimation of Andre. He is a beast every time it really counts. And I’m not sure if Thompson was suppose to actually be apart of this but COME On. One of the greatest shooter ever to play the game and if that statement bothers you, I’m not really sure you are being honest with yourself, but every one deserves an opinion. The only surprise I can pull out of this game if I really try is how fast golden state seemed to snap out of the bull shit. Reminds me of the cavs last year

                                                                                      • Eitan Chatav
                                                                                        Eitan Chatav  1 years back

                                                                                        "another ball tickles the twine"

                                                                                        • The Refs
                                                                                          The Refs  1 years back

                                                                                          shaqtin' McGee = number 1 center

                                                                                          • Carl Johnson
                                                                                            Carl Johnson  1 years back

                                                                                            Cut zaza's useless ass

                                                                                            • IamCceeLL
                                                                                              IamCceeLL  1 years back

                                                                                              Imagine when manu retires? Its over for spurs.(unless kawhi doesnt leave)