And, finally, Ivan Rabb's recruitment may show some definition.
The Warriors hope the signing of Andre Iguodala is another positive step by general manager Bob Myers, right, to change the team's reputation.
OAKLAND, Calif. - The Golden State Warriors are a team that the biggest free agents have avoided for most of the last two decades, nothing more than loveable losers with a faithful following and an ambiguous name on the NBA map.
Former Denver star Andre Iguodala will be teammates with Stephen Curry, left, next season at Golden State.
Dwight Howard says he is signing with the Houston Rockets, and former UA star Andre Iguodala is headed from Denver to Golden State as the Warriors sent another former Wildcat, Richard Jefferson, to Utah.
The San Antonio Spurs bench cheers along with forward Kawhi Leonard after he nailed a late three-point shot to help his team stave off Golden State.
OAKLAND, Calif. - Slow at the start of the series and strong at the end, the San Antonio Spurs wore out the Golden State Warriors the way they have so many other opponents.
NEW YORK - Carmelo Anthony and the New York Knicks broke out just enough to stay in it.
Indiana Pacers guard George Hill gets off a shot despite a double-team by New York guard Raymond Felton (2) and center Tyson Chandler. Hill finished with 26 points.
INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana Pacers finally figured it out.
San Antonio's Tim Duncan (21) blocks a shot by Golden State's Harrison Barnes during the second half.
San Antonio's Tony Parker passes around Golden State's Festus Ezeli. Parker had 25 points and 10 assists.
SAN ANTONIO - Gregg Popovich urged his San Antonio Spurs to raise their energy to almost maniacal levels, because winning the battle on the boards and for loose balls was critical against the athletic Golden State Warriors.
San Antonio's Tony Parker dribbles to the hoop as teammate Tim Duncan sets a pick on Golden State's Stephen Curry.
OAKLAND, Calif. - Tony Parker scored 25 of his 32 points in a sizzling first half, Tim Duncan added 23 points and 10 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs quieted the hot-shooting Golden State Warriors in a 102-92 victory Friday night to take a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference semifinals.
LeBron James struggled for most of the night - and was sent sprawling to the court on a shove by Chicago's Nazr Mohammed - but came through down the stretch to lift visiting Miami to a 10-point win.
CHICAGO - So much for South Beach style. The Miami Heat showed again it can get down and dirty.
Golden State's Klay Thompson made 8 of 9 three-point attempts and finished with a career-high 34 points. He added 14 rebounds. "Klay was unbelievable," San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich said.
SAN ANTONIO - Golden State coach Mark Jackson insisted the Warriors' historic collapse in the opener of the Western Conference semifinals would only help his team's growth.
Golden State's Andrew Bogut had 21 points and 14 rebounds as the Warriors beat Denver 92-88.