Golden State Warriors: Player Comparisons to the San Francisco Giants

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Nov 8, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrates with teammates after a play during the third quarter against the Houston Rockets at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

With an 18-2 record, the Golden State Warriors are currently one of the top teams in the NBA. They haven’t yet won a championship like their fellow Bay Area team, the San Francisco Giants, but there are several similarities between these two teams.

Both the Warriors and the Giants share the same winning formula. They play as a team, or as a cohesive unit, and they genuinely like each other on and off the court. Both the Warriors’ and the Giants’ team chemistry is unmatched in their respective leagues, and both teams have seen success due to this advantage.

In addition to their winning formula, the Warriors and the Giants also experience success, partly due to their solid core of players. They both have a perfect combination of veterans (with a plethora of playoff experience) and young, up-and-coming talent. They also, of course, have a great mix of skillsets and abilities.

Besides these similarities in team structure, certain players on the Warriors have similar playing styles and personalities to players on the Giants. Here’s a player-by-player comparison of the Warriors and the Giants: