Despite a league best 67 wins and the third most wins of any team in NBA history, many NBA analysts did not pick the Warriors to win the title. They said no “jump shooting” team had ever won, and the smaller Warriors would be worn down and beaten by bigger, more traditional “low post”, “in the paint” style teams.
Not only did the Warriors prove them wrong, they did something no one is even talking about – they actually won two NBA championships this year.
That’s right, the main club won the NBA title last week, and their development team, the Santa Cruz Warriors, won the NBA “D” League back in April. They too had the best record in their league.
How could a team that hadn’t gone to the Finals in 40 years manage to win two NBA Championships in one season? A team with a rookie head coach, that had 22 losing seasons in a row, and only one All Star player in 17 years? Continue reading What the Golden State Warriors Can Teach Us About Leadership