The Warriors beat the Pelicans, 106-99 on Saturday to take a 1-0 lead in the first round of the NBA playoffs. Stephen Curry scored 34 points, Andrew Bogut had 14 rebounds, and Draymond Green added 12 boards and 7 assists.
The Golden State Warriors head into the NBA playoffs Saturday after a regular season that saw them rack up a 67-15 record -- including just two losses at home. They're favored to beat their first-round opponents, the New Orleans Pelicans. But they're facing huge expectations from fans who have waited 40 years for a championship.
Jacob Greenberg, longtime Warriors fan and creator of The Diss -- a blog featuring "angsty NBA analysis" -- talked to KQED's Tara Siler about the team's strengths and the challenges ahead. Greenberg says anything less than an appearance in the league finals would be "a crushing disappointment."
Here's the interview: