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Warriors rookie Eric Paschall out vs. Thunder with right hip contusion

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Warriors rookie Eric Paschall out vs. Thunder with right hip contusion

Eric Paschall has been one of the few bright spots for the Warriors this season, but now he's part of the walking wounded.

The Warriors announced roughly 15 minutes before tip-off in Oklahoma City that the rookie forward will not play against the Thunder due to a right hip contusion.

Paschall joins Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and Kevon Looney among the Warriors out due to injury.

The No. 41 overall pick in this past June's NBA draft, Paschall has been a revelation for the Warriors, In nine games, he's averaging 16.4 points and 4.2 rebounds.

His signature moment came earlier this week when he dropped a career-high 34 points on his 23rd birthday.

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With Paschall out, veteran Alec Burks will slide into the starting lineup for the Warriors on Saturday night.

Steve Kerr finds unique way to compare Steph Curry to Michael Jordan

Steve Kerr finds unique way to compare Steph Curry to Michael Jordan

Three championships. Two NBA MVP awards. But what is Steph Curry's defining moment? Warriors coach Steve Kerr only needed three words to answer that question. 

"All of them," Kerr said Friday on 95.7 The Game's "Damon, Ratto & Kolsky" show.

Kerr played four seasons on the Chicago Bulls with Michael Jordan, the greatest player of all time. He has coached Curry for six seasons in the Bay Area. The former player turned coach knows firsthand what greatness is all about.

He also found a way to compare Curry and Jordan's greatness.

"It's a little bit like -- people ask me, 'What was it like to play with Michael Jordan?' Well, every night was a show," Kerr said. "That was the biggest thing with Michael. Every single night you just were in awe of what you were watching. And because of that, I never really thought of one moment with Michael Jordan. That's kind of how I feel with Steph.

"He's had so many big games for us, so many big shots, but there's not really one that stands out."

Greatness isn't about one single moment. It's about a never-ending list. That's exactly what Curry's had, just like Jordan. From becoming the first unanimous MVP in NBA history to reaching five straight NBA Finals while changing basketball, Curry's run has been about moments, plural, without us even realizing it at times.

"The fact that he's doing things that have never been done before, he's playing in a manner that has never been done before," Kerr said. "That speaks to how good he is -- not one game or one moment."

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Nine players Warriors acquired since 2010 who never played for team

Nine players Warriors acquired since 2010 who never played for team

Last week, I broke down the best trades the Warriors have made over the last two decades, so now let's focus on Warriors transactions that you might have already forgotten about from just the last 10 years. 

Whether via trade or free agency, the Warriors have acquired, or re-acquired, players that did not suit up for a regular season or playoff game for them. 

Some of these players were big-name former stars, that might have intrigued Warriors fans. Many of them might have slipped your memory, so let's remind you.

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