Aristotle observed that “We are what we repeatedly do.  Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”  On opening night against the Lakers, the Warriors were beyond excellent.  On offense, on defense, from the big plays to the little details.  But in the post-game press conference, after praising his team from top to bottom, Mark Jackson talked about the importance of turning good plays into good habits.  He nit-picked a little bit — mentioning blown defensive assignments and sloppy possessions by the third stringers in the depths of garbage time — because that’s what elite teams do.  They search themselves for weaknesses, and they eliminate them.  The Warriors were dominant in Game 1.  If they make performances like this one a habit, we have quite a year ahead of us.

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