Warrior World: Crazy, beautiful and dangerous basketball

If it goes in, it's not a bad shot. The Warriors' unorthodox ways are full of fun, writes J.A. Adande.

Originally Published: December 7, 2007
By J.A. Adande | ESPN.com

OAKLAND -- Think about what life would be like if the world operated under the same principles as the Golden State Warriors. Hot fudge sundaes would be nutritious and help you lose weight. Whale-sized sport-utility vehicles would get 50 miles per gallon. "I Love New York" would be up for an Emmy.

The thing about the Warriors is they make no sense. Basketball at the professional level isn't supposed to work this way. In the mixed-up Warrior World, one-on-four pull-up jump shots are encouraged, ...

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