Monday Musings: Let’s have a Warriors-Celtics Finals, please

Golden State Warriors, (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)
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After a five-game road trip, the Golden State Warriors returned home for three games last week — and, to no one’s surprise, won all three of them with an average of 119 points per game. 

Can we just fast forward to the playoffs already? I’m sure many fans and perhaps the Golden State Warriors themselves are thinking this question.

This past week saw the Warriors return to form after a grueling road swing that ended with a disappointing loss to the Rockets. But they came home, and found their stroke, piling up the points against the Knicks and Timberwolves and then squeaking by the Celtics in a marquee matchup on Saturday.

A few storylines: Kevin Durant got ejected, apologized and then dropped a triple double. Stephen Curry went off, and it was very fun to watch. And the Warriors had four All-Stars selected — again.

Here are a few things I liked and didn’t like.