The Warriors can still contend

Injuries and the salary cap might wreak havoc, but David Thorpe has a plan.

BY DAVID THORPE

Just 347 days ago, DeMarcus Cousins decided to sign with the already-stacked Warriors, and the uproar was that one team was simply too good. "I fear the ruination of my beloved NBA," said ESPN’s Mike Greenberg, echoing the thoughts of millions.

That’s all over now. First, there was Cousins, his recuperation from his Achilles tear complete…

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