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De'Aaron Fox explains how Warriors' offense changes without Kevin Durant

De'Aaron Fox explains how Warriors' offense changes without Kevin Durant

The Warriors are about to play their seventh straight game this postseason without Kevin Durant, as the star forward nurses his strained right calf. The Dubs have only lost one of those contests, but it just happened to come Thursday in Game 1 of the 2019 NBA Finals against the Raptors. 

Kings guard De'Aaron Fox faced the Warriors four times this season, losing each time. Durant suited up for every game, and Fox knows firsthand how Golden State's offense changes without Durant on the floor. 

"Without KD, it's definitely the ball movement," Fox said Thursday morning on FS1's Undisputed before Game 1. "They don't have a guy that's going to isolate. But if KD's on the floor, you gotta give him that space, you have to. Most of the great players, you gotta be able to let them isolate. But that's the great thing about Steph, he doesn't have to isolate."

The Warriors' offense becomes much more motion-heavy with Curry running off screens when Durant is out of the mix. KD could be one of the greatest isolation players of all time with his combination of size and skill. 

"I think that's definitely the biggest part. Everybody gets more touches, everybody gets to feel the ball a little bit more when KD's not playing," Fox continued. 

That doesn't mean letting Durant take over and isolate doesn't work, though. He averaged 33.5 points per game in the Warriors' four wins over Fox's squad this season. 

[RELATED: These numbers show how much Warriors need KD in Finals]

Curry was able to score 34 points in the Warriors' Game 1 loss to the Raptors, but he'll need plenty of others to step up with Durant still out.

Klay Thompson posts ACL rehab picture with bulldog Rocco by his side

Klay Thompson posts ACL rehab picture with bulldog Rocco by his side

Warriors guard Klay Thompson loves his dog Rocco, and Rocco loves him back.

The five-time NBA All-Star and the English bulldog are inseparable:

Klay underwent surgery on his torn left ACL on July 2, and is expected to return within five to seven months.

Perhaps he'll be back sooner if Rocco has some magic healing powers?

"Thought he'd be a good dog for a young single man," Klay told Ros Gold-Onwude a couple years ago (watch the video above). "I don't feel like his father. More like homies, you know? He's my boy. He's like my good friend.

"He could either chill or be energetic. That's what I like about him. Goes with the flow. He's all-around a versatile dog."

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Steph Curry and daughters Riley, Ryan drive around singing 'Hamilton'

Steph Curry and daughters Riley, Ryan drive around singing 'Hamilton'

I know what you're thinking  -- is there anything Steph Curry can't do?

At this point, if there is a list of those things, it has to be relatively short, right? Perhaps non-existent. Today, we found out the Warriors star knows the lyrics from the world-famous musical "Hamilton."

Of course he does.

And so do his daughters, Riley and Ryan:

The members of the Curry family drove around singing "You'll Be Back," and finished it off with some surprise ice cream.

And yes, we can't believe how fast little Riley is growing up either. She's come a long way since stealing the show during press conferences.

[RELATED: Steph responds to comments about Ayesha's dancing]

Steph said on his YouTube page they sing this song quite a bit, but it's the first time they've captured it on camera. 

Naturals.