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Helene Elliott: Clippers have no answer for champion's stars

OAKLAND, Calif. - Reaching the top of the NBA mountain for the first time in 2015 was novel and fun for the Golden State Warriors and coach Steve Kerr. But then came the business of staying on top with a changing cast, which has had its challenges.

"For me, these last two years have felt different than the first three," Kerr said. "The first three felt a lot fresher. Felt like we were on the climb and we were on the cusp of something even

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