Fans focus on the exploits of athletes, but there's no doubt that professional sports is also big business. Should venture capitalists get some of the credit for a basketball team that's about to make history?
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If the Golden State Warriors win their last game of the season on Wednesday night, they'll break a record set by Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls 20 years ago. The team and its star point guard are so much a cultural phenomenon that Stephen Curry's three-year old daughter "has developed a following." That's according to Bruce Schoenfeld in the New York Times magazine.