• Justin Rob Doyle

The Golden State Warriors and The Avengers Have Similar Story Arcs...

Justin had a random thought and it spiraled into this... we are sorry.

With Demarcus Cousins and now Kevin Durant both hurt heading into Game 6 vs. the Houston Rockets, I couldn't help but notice some similarities between this Golden State Warriors team and the story arc of The Avengers. Let me attempt to explain...


THE ROLES


THE ORIGINALS

Stephen Curry – Captain America

- The First Avenger joins the Warriors team after being drafted 7th overall in 2009


Klay Thompson – Iron Man

- Klay signed a toaster. Toaster uses electricity, like Iron Man. Also... ***SPOILER ALERT*** He could "snap" and no longer be an Avenger after this season. ***SPOILER ALERT***


Draymond Green – Hulk

- I mean, come on… you knew this one.


Andre Iguodala – Thor

- Former Finals MVP and the arms of an Asgardian god.


Shaun Livingston – Black Widow

- A technical mid-range assassin.


Andrew Bogut – Hawkeye

- An original that leaves the team only to rejoin for the final battle.


RECRUITS

Kevin Durant – Bucky Barnes

- Fought against the Warriors (Winter Soldier), failed, then joined the Warriors (Avengers)… Then gets injured (snapped).


DeMarcus Cousins – Groot         

- Was a big strong player, gets hurt, grows up again only to get injured again (snapped).


VILLAINS

LeBron James – (Multiple roles) – Loki (Avengers), Baron Zemo (Civil War), Ultron (Age of Ultron)

ThanosJames Harden?



THE TIMELINE


THE AVENGERS – 2015

– Avengers win vs. the Cavaliers and Loki


CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER/CIVIL WAR – 2016

– Avengers defeat the Thunder and Bucky Barnes after coming back from a 3-1 deficit. The Cavaliers and Baron Zemo defeat the Avengers by turning them against each other. The Hulk calls up Bucky Barnes who then joins The Avengers…


AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON – 2017/2018

– The Avengers win back to back championships vs. the Cavaliers and Ultron


AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR – 2019 playoffs

– The Avengers assemble biggest and best team yet by adding Groot (amongst others) and then Thanos snaps (injures) Bucky and Groot…


AVENGERS: ENDGAME - 2019 Finals

- TBD



Okay, so maybe it isn't perfect, but it's close enough for you to make it this far down the page.

Either way, the Warriors are in the Endgame now...

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