Inspired by the golden strokes of the California sun and the wild weather of the Bay Area, the Warriors have a history of lighting up the league while raining down on the bucket. But their real specialty is making a splash when they’re least expected to—proven time and again with NBA titles.
Take for instance the Western Conference Finals in 1975. Down 2-3 and nearly out at the hot hands of the Chicago Bulls, the Warriors mounted an unthinkable comeback to take the Western Championship before sweeping the heavy favorited Washington Bullets for the championship. Case and point: When you think of writing off the Warriors, let it be known, they’re set on rewriting history.