The Golden State Warriors are on a tear, hunting down the Chicago Bulls' 72-win season record with all their might.
That's how good this Warriors team is, they are literally on their way to proving that they are the greatest regular season NBA team of All-Time. In history. Ever. They are 51-5.
Apparently, that isn't good enough for former Golden State forward Stephen Jackson, who - for some reason - is claiming that the Warriors team that he played on in the mid-2000's are better than the current day side and would beat Stephen Curry and co handily.
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Speaking on ESPN show 'The Jump' on Thursday, Jackson claimed that the Warriors side that he played on for four seasons from 2007 to 2010 had more heart than the current Warriors do.
"My Warriors team would beat today's Warriors team," Jackson declared. "I guarantee that. I guarantee that."
"They're great, don't get me wrong. I'm not taking nothing from them. But we would have beat them. We had more heart. We had more heart."
It is absolutely worth noting that the furthest into the postseason Jackson got during his time with the Warriors was the second round. The 2006-07 Warriors went 42-40 in the regular season and made the playoffs as the eighth seed in the West.
They shocked the No. 1 seed Dallas Mavericks in the opening round of the playoffs, before falling to the Utah Jazz in five games in the Western Conference Semifinals. In 2007-08, the Warriors failed to make the playoffs.
Compare that to the Warriors team of last year that won the Larry O'Brien and finished the season with a 67-15 record and you have to wonder what Jackson is talking about.