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At the time, he said he hoped the Warriors could rival the success of franchises like the Celtics and Lakers. “We were trying to change the direction of this franchise at the time, ” Lacob said. “So the first thing you have to do is set goals. ”With a chance at a fourth title in Golden State’s sixth trip to the Finals in the past eight years, Lacob’s lofty goals have become a reality but he’s far from satisfied. “It’ll take a lot of years of ownership to even come close to what the Celtics have achieved in terms of all the fantastic decades of success, ” Lacob said. HOME COOKINGCurry said early in the playoffs that he wanted the Warriors to find an identity at Chase Center in the 3-year-old arena’s first playoff run. Golden State has done that, winning all nine games at home and outscoring the opposition by 14.