Your NBA stat of the 2015 playoffs, courtesy of a Chris Paul bank job with :01 Saturday:
The question becomes, was this season an outlier? The Hawks and the Warriors were the #1 overall playoff seeds. Was that because of the shift to the 3-point shot? Or were injuries to Kobe, Durant, Westbrook, Bosh, Rose, and others a huge factor in relatively obscure teams rising to the top?
Or is Golden State on the cusp of a dynasty, with its backcourt locked up for a few years?
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