The Pelicans pose challenges for the Warriors that the Thunder did not. Starting with the Brow, here's some things the No. 1 seed needs to watch.
Some think the Golden State Warriors might run into some issues in the postseason. But the numbers don't necessarily match up with perceptions about the team.
During the 2014-15 season the Suns lost the most games at the final buzzer
ESPN Chalk handicapper Erin Rynning gives his picks for New Orleans at Golden State and Dallas at Houston.
Minnesota reaches a new win mark
What do you know about Anthony Davis? Tom Haberstroh has an 11-step primer on the NBA's next superstar.
Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss which teams they have in the NBA Finals, and give their pick on who wins it all.
NBA teams are taking rest more seriously than ever.
Dave Tuley and Erin Rynning detail how to bet the 2015 NBA playoffs, including Vegas rankings, best bets and picks for every series.
Tom Penn says it is hard to slow down the Warriors, who are unguardable regardless of the speed of the game.
Amin Elhassan and Bradford Doolittle break down the New Orleans Pelicans-Golden State Warriors Western Conference playoff matchup with expert scouting and advanced statistical analysis.
Our ESPN Forecast panel predicts which West teams will advance to Round 2.
Our experts weigh in with their predictions for the first round of the Western Conference playoffs.
Bill Simmons, Jalen Rose, and Zach Lowe break down which teams in the playoffs have the highest "urgency level," all with the help of the rock band Foreigner.
The biggest challenge this postseason for the top-seeded Warriors might be what history has taught us is needed in playoff ball, writes J.A. Adande.
Warriors defeat Nuggets 133-126 to become 10th team in NBA history to reach 67 wins
The Western Conference playoffs will be surely one to remember.
The Cleveland Cavaliers were considered longshots to win the NBA title last June. They now enter the playoffs as the favorites.
This season's Western Conference might be the best the game has ever seen. Want to reach the promised land? You'll have to survive the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.
The Spurs have experience. The Clippers have explosiveness. The Pelicans have Anthony Davis. But does anyone have enough to beat the Warriors?
ESPN director of production analytics Ben Alamar breaks down why San Antonio's playoff experience helps close the gap between the Spurs and the Warriors.
Who will win the West? 5-on-5 breaks down each first-round series and picks the conference champions.
In a very short period of time, the Warriors went from playoff hopeful to juggernaut. Golden State crushed expectations by relying on one another.
The "NBA Tonight" crew breaks down the first-round matchup between the Warriors-Pelicans.
Check out the best from the Association on the final night of the regular season, with appearances by James Ennis, Stephen Curry and Elijah Millsap.
Warriors vs Pelicans
ORACLE Arena - Sat 4/18