Steph Curry: For the Warriors Offense, ‘the Main Goal Is…'

During Mark Jackson's final season as head coach in 2013-14, the Warriors averaged 246.6 passes per game -- the fewest in the NBA.

This year, the Warriors racked up 317.2 passes per contest -- the fifth most in the league.

Was it an easy transition from Jackson to Steve Kerr?

"No, because it's hard to eliminate certain bad habits you might have -- standing in one place for too long in the half court offense and being a lot easier to guard in that sense," Steph Curry told reporters on Thursday. "The main goal is to just make the defense make as many decisions as you can so they're gonna mess up at some point -- with all that ball movement and body movement and what not."

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In Kerr's first year at the helm in 2014-15, the Warriors improved to seventh in the NBA with 315.9 passes per game.

In 2015-16, they remained in the seventh spot at 323.1 passes per night.

So they actually dropped by about six passes per game this season with Kevin Durant in the mix.

But their offensive rating of 113.2 was No. 1 in the league.

"It took awhile for us to kinda get the understanding of where each other was gonna be without having to call set plays," Curry added.

Drew Shiller is the co-host of Warriors Outsiders and a Web Producer at NBC Sports Bay Area. Follow him on Twitter @DrewShiller

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