Fact - They basically had the same record at the end of last season. Now, the Warriors are in the 2nd round of the playoffs. And it's looking like this series against the Spurs is going 7 games.
Raptors on the other hand once again is out of the playoffs.
Fact - It is much tougher to get into the playoffs in the West than in the Eest because there's so many great teams in the West.
Another thing, Warriors play their rookies a lot. Mark Jackson is not afraid to use Ezeli or Barnes or Green or even Bazemore in crunch time. In fact, Green and Barnes plays clutch mins for the Warriors every night. Goes back to what Casey said about Jonas a couple of months ago that if the Raps were fighting for a playoff spot, Jonas would likely not get much playing time