Posted December 13, 2012

In Focus: Run TMC

Golden State Warriors, In Focus
Tim Hardaway, Mitch Richmond and Chris Mullin take a rest during a 1989 Warriors game. (NBA Photos/Getty Images)

From left to right, Tim Hardaway, Mitch Richmond and Chris Mullin take a rest during a 1989 Warriors game. (NBA Photos/Getty Images)

By Andy Gray

We’re at the quarter point of the NBA season and the league’s biggest surprise may be the Warriors. Second-year coach Mark Jackson has the team off to a 15-7 start, including a last-second victory at Miami on Wednesday that gave the Warriors a 5-0 record on their season-long seven-game road trip. In honor of the Warriors’ success, we look back at three of the franchise’s former stars — Tim Hardaway, Mitch Richmond and Chris Mullin, better known as Run TMC, a popular and entertaining trio in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

Chris Mullin takes a breather during a 1992 Warriors game. (John W. McDonough/SI)

Chris Mullin takes a breather during a 1992 Warriors game. (John W. McDonough/SI)

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Tim Hardaway blows by Kenny Smith during a 1991 Warriors-Rockets game. (Peter Read Miller/SI)

Tim Hardaway blows by Kenny Smith during a 1991 Warriors-Rockets game. (Peter Read Miller/SI)

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Mitch Richmond drives to the hoop during a 1990 Warriors game. (Ken Levine/Getty Images)

Mitch Richmond drives to the hoop during a 1990 Warriors game. (Ken Levine/Getty Images)

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Mullin, Richmond and Hardaway play in the celebrity game during All-Star weekend last February. (Jack Arent/NBAE via Getty Images)

Mullin, Richmond and Hardaway play in the celebrity game during All-Star weekend last February. (Jack Arent/NBAE via Getty Images)

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Richmond, Mullin and Hardaway pose at Mullin's jersey retirement ceremony last March. ( Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Richmond, Mullin and Hardaway pose at Mullin’s jersey retirement ceremony last March. ( Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

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