Dieter Kurtenbach: The Warriors have found their identity, and it’s even better than expected

The Warriors have found their identity. It’s what they thought it would be all along. Since Feb. 1, the Warriors’ record is indicative of their season — 7-6 — but they have the fourth-best net rating in the NBA. Only the red-hot Jazz and Suns, and the not-so-red-hot-but-still-good Bucks can boast a better points-per-100-possession differential. But don’t credit Golden State’s offense for the stronger play. No, it’s the defense that’s gone to a new level in recent weeks. I made jokes about Steve Kerr’s preseason goal of having a top-10 defense, but the Warriors have just that. In fact, they’re …

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