Here's how the Golden State Warriors are embracing super villainy

The Golden State Warriors used their Friday off day to do some very productive team building. They threw a party, but not just any party. The Warriors had the NBA's first ever "Super Villains" party.

There have been many teams that had the title of "villains" attached to them — the "Bad Boys" Detroit Pistons and the Miami "Heatles" Heat probably the two most well-known — but the Warriors, who were assumed to be the superest of super teams, seem to be the first to embrace the super villain tag. Being the light years ahead means not fighting your true nature, I suppose.

When Draymond Green is the voice of your team everything is done on a bigger and grander scale. Thanks to Green's social media accounts, we were treated to a birds-eye-view of the celebration. Featuring drones, balloons, snapchat filters, and face tattoos, this was not your run of the mill super villain party. The Legion of Doom couldn't have done better if they tried.

The NBA's Suicide Squad has been hot and cold on the floor to begin the season, but the real intrigue with the Warriors is the villain angle. Yes, we know that they've accepted the role of the league's most hated, but what we don't know is which villains they identify with.

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Fret not, we have you covered there. Below you will get a breakdown of the top-notch villains on the Warriors roster and the villain they most closely resemble.

Stephen Curry: Magneto

One of the most powerful mutants in the comic universe, Magneto originally began as a member of the X-Men. However, after a disagreement with the American populous, he defected and went on to lead his own group of mutants that would battle against the X-Men. Curry, one of the most popular players in the basketball world, rose to stardom as the white knight of the game. However, after blowing a 3-1 lead in the NBA Finals, he's bore the brunt of Basketball Twitter's jokes ever since.

Kevin Durant: Two-Face

Before becoming Two-Face, Harvey Dent was the District Attorney of Gotham and worked hand-in-hand with Batman and Commissioner Gordon to help stop the rampant crime of Gotham City. Ultimately, he became part of that crime himself and his obsession with chance led to him to using a double-headed coin to make his choices. Before joining the super villains, Kevin Durant was the beloved nice guy of Oklahoma City and worked hand-in-hand with Russell Westbrook to help a small market franchise chase glory. Ultimately, he became part of a basketball juggernaut and his obsession with the sport led to him to use a thinly veiled excuse of "basketball reasons" to support his choice.

Draymond Green: Joker

The Clown Prince of Crime is at his best when chaos is at its highest. How he became the villain he is has never been revealed and most times he doesn't seem to have a reason for doing what he does. His maniacal behavior and ear-to-ear grin are calling cards true to him only. The Mouth of Saginaw is at his best when creating chaos for opposing teams. How he became the ultimate swiss army knife player is anyone's guess and at times it seems like he doesn't have a reason for the plays he makes. His unhinged mentality and arm-to-arm flex are calling cards true to him only.

Andre Iguodala: Doctor Octopus

Doctor Octopus was a scientist who was well on his way to achieving great things until his own experiment changed him forever. Ashamed at his failure, the robotic-limbed Doc Ock sought out different ways to assert his superior intelligence over the rest of the world. Iguodala is a basketball player who was well on his way to becoming a franchise player until injuries and postseason impotence changed him forever. Ashamed at his coaches' (read: George Karl) failure to get him over the edge, the long-limbed Iggy sought out a different team to assert his defensive brilliance over the rest of the league.

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Shaun Livingston: Kingpin

The head of the mob and a prominent figure in all of organized crime on the East Coast. Kingpin made a name for himself by bringing the ordinary to a higher-level in the comic world. In a place where the unbelievable happens with the turn of a page, Kingpin stands out for causing devastation in the most realistic of ways. The head of the bench mob and a prominent figure of one of the best teams on the West Coast. Livingston made a name for himself by playing at his own pace and style. In a game where athleticism knows no bounds, Livingston stands out for his ability to carve up teams by making the simple plays.

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Klay Thompson: Deadshot

The marksman assassin of Suicide Squad is known for being a dead-eye shooter and a laid-back demeanor when he's not sniping down targets. Dreams of following in his brother's footsteps led him to becoming the lethal shooter he was. The marksman of the Warriors is known for being a knock-down shooter and a laid-back guy off the court. Dreams of following in his father's footsteps led him to becoming the high-level NBA player he is today. (P.S. Thompson's shooting is down this season, much like Will Smith's acting, but he's shown that he can bounce back when needed.)

NBA Power Rankings 3.0 (11/9)
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NBA Power Rankings 3.0 (11/9)

28. Suns (2-6)
Last Week: 29

The run-and-gun Suns are back, leading the NBA in pace of play, but the offense ranks 22nd in efficiency through eight games.

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25. Wizards (1-5)
Last Week: 22

1-5 isn't exactly what Washington had hoped for entering the season under Scott Brooks. The team is shooting three-pointers least often among all 30 teams, and making them at the 28th-best clip.

(Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

24. Mavericks (2-5)
Last Week: 23

Harrison Barnes' emergence as a viable threat is encouraging, but he has work to do to prove he can sustain that level of performance. Dallas needs all the offensive skill it can find.

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21. Lakers (4-4)
Last Week: 27

Luke Walton's Lakers currently boast a top-10 offense, scoring 107.8 points per 100 possessions over eight games. They pulled off a surprising upset of the Warriors over the weekend, and at 4-4, have avoided the West's cellar to this point. It's unlikely they sustain this, but the potential in their pieces is undeniable.

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18. Heat (2-4)
Last Week: 16

Miami's defense ranks sixth: The athleticism and coaching schemes are very good. It ranks 27th in offense: The skill level isn't quite there yet. There's a good framework laid down in South Beach, but make no mistake, this is a rebuild.

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15. Bucks (4-3)
Last Week: 18

An overtime slop-fest, with a final score of 86-75 in a loss to Dallas, was far from an inspiring performance, but it came after three consecutive victories, the latter two coming in blowout fashion.

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14. Pacers (3-4)
Last Week: 14

Under Nate McMillan, the Pacers are experiencing their fair share of growing pains. The talent level is there, but the fact remains that they did lose significant pieces over the summer. Led by Paul George, there's still a significant chance for Indiana to grow -- but things are definitely off to a rocky start.

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12. Pistons (4-3)
Last Week: 12

A lot of mediocrity on offense from Detroit this year, without Reggie Jackson, has been coupled with very good defense. The result? A mediocre 4-3 record. The team should round out better when their point guard returns, though.

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11. Jazz (5-3)
Last Week: 15

Despite injuries, Utah has managed to compete well on both ends of the court. With Gordon Hayward now back in the mix, look for the Jazz to make a serious run up the Western Conference latter over the weeks to come.

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9. Celtics (3-3)
Last Week: 5

No Jae Crowder and no Al Horford has translated to no defense. Boston ranks 29th on that end, despite running the third-most effective offense through two weeks.

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8. Hawks (5-2)
Last Week: 8

Atlanta appears rejuvenated, despite the losses of Al Horford and Jeff Teague. Dennis Schroder's 16.9 points and 6.4 assists have played a part in that, as has Dwight Howard's resurgence.

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4. Spurs (5-2)
Last Week: 2

Kawhi Leonard's ridiculous 35.0 PER seems to be closer to reality than small sample size would lead you to believe. It was only a matter of time before he blossomed into his own star, and that time is now.

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3. Warriors (5-2)
Last Week: 3

Sure, these Warriors already have as many losses as last year's team had on New Year's. The defense has been the primary issue, but with most of their rotation players able to switch onto any position, they'll be fine once the initial kinks are ironed out.

(Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

1. Cavaliers (6-1)
Last Week: 1

A near-loss to the 76ers notwithstanding, the Cavaliers' dynamic offensive attack has looked untouchable. LeBron James' 9.9 assists per game lead the team through seven games, as the Cavs look primed to defend their title.

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