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02:10  16 march  2019
02:10  16 march  2019 Source:   warriorswire.com

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"People will still go to games , but it will be more corporate. So many of the best fans are going to be priced Golden State owner Joe Lacob, for example, appears lightyears ahead of hapless 49ers CEO Jed To be fair, many Warriors fans have already found themselves priced out of Oracle since the

The Oracle-sized mind games the Warriors appear to be playing with themselves© File photo Getty

High achievers have to challenge themselves some way to keep themselves interested. And the Golden State Warriors - with three NBA championships in four years and a roster of record-setting, history-making All-Stars - seem to be spurring excitement by making things as hard on themselves as possible.

That's right. The Warriors appear to be subconsciously making games more challenging, to give themselves a little something "extra" to conquer.

When asked after practice today why the Warriors play better on the road than at home, forward Draymond Green said:

Sometimes, at home, we can just kind of relax and think, 'oh, we're at home … we're gonna win it.' On the road … we've been able to play with the type of intensity that it takes and the type of focus that it takes.

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Reasons Why People Play Mind Games . I hear from many of you about how confusing and It’s very important for the person who’s playing mind games with you to know that you know the game is being played . They say to themselves , If I can get a girl or guy to fall for me, then I must be pretty cool.

Mind game 8: He is a player in the game of intimacy. Like I said, every girl on this planet should no be played with but treated like a princess. We are not men’s dolls, so they cannot play mind games with us, control us in relationships the way they like to or even try to make us insecure about ourselves.

Thus, the Warriors know, intellectually, that what they are doing won't fly. They know they are coasting at home by, in effect, playing mind games with themselves to see how little they can prepare, and how poorly they can execute, but still get away with wins.

It's like when I was in high school and would "challenge" myself by seeing how little I could study for a test and still get an A, or how little I could practice violin and still get a high chair seating. Eventually, though, no one can out-clever reality because lack of preparation catches up with everyone. If the Warriors aren't careful, they'll find themselves in the playoffs, lost and flailing, just like I was when I and my string quartet members decided to do a performance without even one practice.

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During Warrior games at Oracle Arena, the disabled drop-off and pick-up area is located on the north and south ramps leading up to the Plaza, which is the area between the Coliseum Will Call is located at the Oracle Arena box office below the East Main Entrance. Will Call opens two hours prior to tipoff.

The Warriors finally don't appear to be invincible -- and that feels weird. For three quarters, the Warriors and Celtics traded buckets. To that point, the game had all the makings of “We might have caught them on a good scheduling night, but I thought our guys played with good poise and purpose.”

So, to get on the right track and avoid similar embarrassment, the Warriors should start with small goals, like winning two games in a row, with one of those games being on their home floor.

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