Opening night previous year delivered a good forecast of how the National Basketball Association season would turn out.
"Overall, I thought we came across and pulled across and helped when we needed to help, kept our hand active".
Curry scored 32 points with nine assists and eight rebounds while Kevin Durant had 27 points, eight rebounds and six assists as the Warriors held off a fourth-quarter fightback from Oklahoma to make a triumphant start in their quest for a fourth crown in five years.
"We are a team that can play tough, play physical ... there's going to be more games like that this season, especially with teams starting to catch up a little bit with what we do and our schemes".
"We played a solid game, nothing spectacular", Curry said.
"The Warriors have a tradition of excellence based on universal values like teamwork, respect and unity", Silver said.
That last slot is typically designated for Stephen Curry, the cornerstone of the franchise and leader of its historic turnaround.
Going into the 2017 season, people were raving about the new look Warriors bench, with Omri Casspi and Nick Young being the prized additions. "So let's enjoy this all to the fullest".
Russell Westbrook #0 of the Oklahoma City Thunder watches the game from the stands during a pre-season game against the Milwaukee Bucks on October 9, 2018 at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Thunder center Steven Adams is questionable with back stiffness, and a determination on his availability will be made closer to tipoff. Maybe Houston will be more cautious with Paul after an injury cut his postseason short, but he only played 58 games past year. - Hayward back in Boston - At Boston, Gordon Hayward contributed 10 points on 4-of-10 shooting with four steals in his return after breaking his left leg in last year's season opener. We have a lot of things to work on.
"I mean it's the first game". Pundits will see the benefit in being able to plausibly claim the Warriors will lose to the Rockets or Lakers or Celtics or Raptors, then the Warriors will just go ahead and win the title anyway. "I already know what this organization is about".
Kevon Looney recorded a 10-point, 10-rebound double-double, while Draymond Green grabbed a game-high 13 rebounds for the Warriors, who split the four-game season series with the Thunder last season.