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There have been no shortage of storylines in this Warriors-Spurs conference semifinal, and today Warriors bloggers Adam Lauridsen (Fast Break), Steve Berman (Bay Area Sports Guy), Ben Cruz (Bleacher Report) and Rich Twu (Golden State of Mind) share their thoughts on the matchup and what lies ahead for the remainder of the series. View more discussions in the Bloggers Roundtable.

What will you keep a close eye on for the remainder of the series?

Adam Lauridsen | Fast Break | @GSWFastBreak
Turnovers. When the Warriors have a lot of them, they're doomed. When they don't, they're awfully hard for the Spurs to handle. Curry and Jack obviously need to be careful with the ball, but it extends to the entire time. Some of the worst plays by the Warriors in the series have been on outlets after rebounds. It's the little mistakes that pile up and beat you in a closely contested series like this one -- particularly when you have an excellent opponent like the Spurs who won't be making many of their own.

Steve Berman | Bay Area Sports Guy | @BAAportsGuy
We know the officials will keep a close eye on every screen set by the Warriors, but I'll be keeping an eye on things like Stephen Curry's mobility, Jarrett Jack's ability to get his own offensive numbers without dominating the ball too much, and Mark Jackson's substitution patterns. Will Jackson take a few opportunities to go small and force the Spurs to run? Will he rest Klay Thompson and Harrison Barnes a little bit in Game 5 after they both played over 51 minutes in Game 4? Will we see Andris Biedrins on the floor again?

Ben Cruz | Bleacher Report | @cruzkontrol
Obviously, all eyes will be on Stephen Curry's ankle but I'm more interested in his backup/backcourt mate Jarrett Jack. Despite his solid play this season, Jack's play has really been dissected thoroughly throughout this series. For the majority of the time, he's been the goat and the main reason fans are throwing large objects at their TVs. However, in Game 4 he somewhat redeemed himself and hit big shot after big shot to keep the Warriors in the game ultimately allowing them to steal a victory. Which Jack will show up as the series now becomes a best-of-3? Regardless of which one does suit up, Mark Jackson has let it be known that he plans to stick with the enigmatic veteran guard. So buckle up everyone. It's definitely going to be an interesting ride.

Rich Twu | Golden State of Mind | @poormanscommish
Unfortunately, the answer has to be Steph Curry's recently sprained ankle. As Steph goes, so go the Warriors, it seems.

The Warriors are a +35 with Andrew Bogut on the court through the first four games of their series with the Spurs. (photo: Garrett Ellwood/NBAE/Getty)

What has been the biggest surprise of the series so far?

Adam Lauridsen | Fast Break | @GSWFastBreak
Might be easier to answer what hasn't been a surprise so far. But the Warriors' tremendous play in San Antonio -- minus 4 minutes or so -- has to be the surprise to end all surprises. The 30-game losing streak came to an end, and the Warriors changed the dynamic of the series. While they gave back home court advantage in Game 3, I still think the solid play on the road is a huge mental boost for Game 5 (and 7, if we get that far). The Warriors now know they can win in San Antonio. They're the first team since 1997 who can say that.

Steve Berman | Bay Area Sports Guy | @BAAportsGuy
Besides Andris Biedrins playing in Game 4? The most obvious answer might be reffered to as location sensation by Tim Roye. It's so odd how the Warriors outplayed the Spurs in San Antonio, then the Spurs came to Oracle Arena and played better than the Warriors, by and large. I think most people expected the Spurs to take a 2-0 series lead relatively easy, with the Warriors winning a game or two at home. But when it comes to the Warriors' playoff run, assumptions are about as useful as cleats on a basketball court.

Ben Cruz | Bleacher Report | @cruzkontrol
It's definitely been the home team struggling in all of the four games. Aside from that four minute stretch in the fourth quarter of Game 1 and overtime, the Warriors basically dominated both games in San Antonio. When the series shifted to "Roaracle" and the fans ready to feast on what was perceived as a reeling Spurs team, the Spurs kicked it into high gear and outplayed Golden State in Game 3 and most of Game 4 (of course the Warriors went on to sneak out a victory in Game 4, but it sure didn't feel like it was headed in that direction). Both teams played exceptionally well at home during the regular season (Spurs 35-6, Warriors 28-13) so to see them both struggle in front of their home fans was definitely not expected.

Rich Twu | Golden State of Mind | @poormanscommish
The entire Warriors postseason and the fact that they're tied 2-2 has been a surprise, but as the saying goes, "What have you done for me lately?" The answer to that is the Warriors clawing back in the second half of Game 4 and having a twenty-point-or-so swing. And what more can you say as a Warriors fan? It's not just one guy. It's the team as a whole, slowly but surely rising to the occasion, with their backs against the wall, to win Game 4.

Manu Ginobili connected on five 3-pointers in Game 4, but it wasn't enough to keep the Warriors from tying the series at two games apiece. (photo: Rocky Widner/NBAE/Getty)

Will this series go seven games?

Adam Lauridsen | Fast Break | @GSWFastBreak
If the Warriors were playing a young, healthy opponent, I'd say no. With Curry and Bogut willing themselves through games despite their broken bodies, I don't know how long the Warriors can keep this up. But since the Spurs are older and Parker and Splitter are banged up too, the odds seem more even. Assuming San Antonio wins Game 5 at home, the Warriors will need an inspired effort to force a Game 7. They've come out flat in both home games. They'll need to do better in Game 6. That said, the Warriors have proved every doubter wrong so far, so I'll say yes -- we're going the full 7.

Steve Berman | Bay Area Sports Guy | @BAAportsGuy
Sure, why not? It seems like whoever loses Game 5 will probably come back to Oakland and win Game 6, especially since we now know that each team can perform well on the other squad's home floor. This series has been extremely entertaining due to some great play, some rough play, and a fascinating contrast in styles and personalities. It's only right that we see this battle go the full seven games.

Ben Cruz | Bleacher Report | @cruzkontrol
No. Whoever wins Game 5 will win Game 6 and take the series ... I asked my psychic. She's never wrong.

Rich Twu | Golden State of Mind | @poormanscommish
Well, I predicted it would – with the Warriors winning – and I'd love to be right about that! It'd be a shame if it didn't (unless the Warriors miraculously end up beating the Spurs three straight times), as this has become a great series. I didn't think of it at the time of my prediction right before the start of Game 1, but it would be entirely fitting if there was a Game 7 and Game 7 were a nail-biter. Why? Because that's what we're used to here in the Bay: Torture Ball!

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