Dieter Kurtenbach: It looks like the Warriors have one less team to worry about this season

The writing was already sprayed all over the wall, but now it’s clearly legible: The Warriors will have one less Western Conference rival to worry about this upcoming season.Whether Russell Westbrook is granted his wish of being traded from the Houston Rockets or not, that team is on the downslope.With a cash-strapped owner who is no doubt looking to slash salary ahead of this rapidly approaching season — all while pretending that isn’t the case — a new head coach, a new general manager, and now a disgruntled star?I doubt that Westbrook is traded — he’s not the kind of centerpiece player you c…

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