Another street sport, one other loss for the Golden State Warriors, who got here up quick in opposition to the Atlanta Hawks on Friday evening, 127-119, regardless of Steph Curry placing up 31 factors and 6 totally different gamers scoring in double figures.
This defeat was the fifth within the final seven video games for the slumping Warriors, and their tenth in a row on the street. The Warriors have not gained away from Chase Center since means again on Jan. 20, once they took down the Cleveland Cavaliers in a sport they really performed with out nearly all of their beginning lineup. For the season, the Warriors are actually 7-28 on the street; the one groups with worse street information are the Houston Rockets (6-28) and San Antonio Spurs (6-27), who’ve each already been eradicated from playoff competition.
There are plenty of explanation why the Warriors have struggled on their travels this season, together with accidents and stark opponent 3-point capturing variation. The Warriors have the very best 3-point protection at house (32.4 %) and the twenty ninth 3-point protection on the street (40.8 %).
However, maybe probably the most fascinating stat that highlights the Warriors’ ineptitude is that after their loss to the Hawks they’re now 0-22 on the street when trailing after three quarters.
Even extra attention-grabbing — or disappointing from the Warriors’ perspective — is that once they have been trailing coming into the fourth, they’ve not often made a big comeback. They’ve gained the fourth quarter on six of these 22 events, and solely as soon as did they accomplish that by greater than three factors — the Dec. 7 loss to the Jazz.
Despite yet one more street loss, which dropped their total report to 36-35 and leaves them simply half a sport forward of the Dallas Mavericks within the race for the No. 6 seed, head coach Steve Kerr stays assured in his group.
“Love the hassle, love the vitality. These guys are preventing,” Kerr mentioned. “I imagine in them, I imagine smething good’s gonna occur with this group. We simply gotta hold preventing and hold transferring ahead.”
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