Preseason Game Links #6: Golden State Warriors 90 @ Sacramento Kings 91 - Like old school Warriors, 17pt lead turned into a demoralizing loss.

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Warriors: Golden State of Mind
Recap: Golden State blows fourth quarter lead in 91-90 loss to Sacramento
Game thread: Golden State Warriors @ Sacramento Kings Preseason Preview - Take a ride on the Sleep Train! (1070+ comments)

Kings: Sactown Royalty
Recap: Kings vs. Warriors Score: Isaiah Thomas and John Salmons come through in the clutch as Sacramento wins 91-90
Game thread: Kings vs. Warriors: Game thread
Preview: Kings vs. Warriors: A rematch against Golden State


Recaps

Associated Press: Thomas has 21, Kings rally to beat Warriors 91-90 | Photo Gallery
Rusty Simmons: Warriors learn hard lesson about letting up
Rusty Simmons: Exhibition Game No. 6: Sacramento 91, Warriors 90
Marcus Thompson II: Golden State Warriors lose to Sacramento Kings 91-90
Adam Lauridsen: Reality Check (Warriors 90, Kings 91)
Monte Poole: Instant Replay: Warriors fold down the stretch in Sacramento


Pregame News

- No more 2-3-2 format for the NBA Finals.
Marc J. Spears: NBA Finals switch to 2-2-1-1-1 format

- Notes from shootaround.
Rusty Simmons: Warriors at Sacramento shootaround: David Lee misses session will illness, Harrison Barnes ruled out for Wednesday and Thursday

- This will piss off old school Lakers fans.
Marcus Thompson II: Sports Illustrated Labels Golden State ‘The New Showtime’

- Previews of the game.
Monte Poole: Fast Forward: Warriors need to play Kings better

Pregame Videos

Postgame News

- MT2 looks at the intense parts of this game.
Marcus Thompson II: Warriors Don’t Look Ready in Regular-Season Like Atmosphere

Postgame Videos

- Postgame quotes and stuff from warriors.com recap
Photo Gallery

Mark Jackson
On Tonight's Game:
“I thought we played well. It was a tough stretch down the fourth quarter. Disappointing way to end it but overall the starters got minutes. This is a tough loss but I thought it was a good way to get the minutes in and establish a rhythm.”

On Playing a Physical Game:
“We’re a different basketball team than in the past but the disappointing part is when you need a rebound or you need a stop we didn’t come up with it. The good teams, the great teams, the teams that are playing in June you got to come up with that play. The Spurs lost a championship because of their inability to get a rebound when it mattered.”

On Being Jet-Lagged:
“We’re a no-excuse basketball team. At the end of the day you got to find a way to make plays and we didn’t. I wouldn’t point a finger to jet-lag – we just didn’t make the play.”
Andrew Bogut
On the End of the Game:
“I just think we could have done a better job in the last couple minutes of the game. It’s just making sure we get our man off the boards and have our guys come in and try to steal some rebounds. They’re a pretty good offensive rebounding team but there is no excuse to give up two straight offensive rebounds into a third attempt which was a wide-open three. Like I said I don’t think that cost us the game because I really believe in the third quarter we should have pushed that lead out and finished the game off after those first three.”

On Being Jet-Lagged:
“I think our energy was ok. I think it was more just bad plays from time-to-time. Made a couple of silly decisions in that third quarter where they cut the lead from 17 to four. We can’t use the China trip as an excuse.”

Interesting Tweets
(after the game)
gswscribe: Kings win, 91-90. The only handshake between the teams was DeMarcus Cousins walking over to Mark Jackson
Mospeights16: Tough lost tonight only good thing come out this game is its preseason still!!! We will be better tomorrow tho !!!
fezzyfel: As a team we got better today. Learning from mistakes. Good thing it's preseason

Notes

- Note: Ouch.


What's next?

- The Warriors have to answer for this loss to 20,000 fans tomorrow when we host the Blazers. It'll be a good test of back-to-back games before the season really starts.

Day Date Time Opponent TV Radio
Thu Oct 24 7:30 PM Trail Blazers KNBR 680 AM

Full broadcast schedule at warriors.com/schedule.


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