Warriors: Golden State of Mind
Game thread: Golden State Warriors at Memphis Grizzlies game thread (1430+ comments)
Preview: Golden State Warriors at Memphis Grizzlies: Searching for positives on the road
Q&A: Golden State Warriors at Memphis Grizzlies Q&A: Experiencing life after Rudy Gay
Associated Press: Grizzlies upend Warriors 99-93 | Photo Gallery
Sports Network: Grizzlies beat out Warriors, sweep season series
Rusty Simmons: Warriors fall prey to Grizzlies in end
Marcus Thompson II: Golden State Warriors lose to Memphis Grizzlies, fall to 0-3 on trip
- This came from a tweet by ESPN's Brian Windhorst.
CSN Bay Area Staff: Report: Warriors to face Lakers in China
- Lots more about the Warriors Social Media Night.
DotCom Blog: A Social Event to Remember
- warriors.com blog summarizes the events that Warriors players will be participating in.
DotCom Blog: Warriors At All-Star Weekend
- Previews of the game.
Kyle Bonagura: Bogut, Warriors look to stop the bleeding
Podcast (2/7/13) - Roundtable ft. Stephen Curry, David Lee, Larry Smith & More by Warriors
This week's Warriors Weekly Roundtable.
- KNBR, 95.7 FM Audio
10:08 min: 95.7 FM: Tim Roye on The Rise Guys
9:00 min: 95.7 FM: Mitch Richmond on The Rise Guys
1:38 min: KNBR: Tim Roye with Rod Brooks and Marc Spears
11:11 min: 95.7 FM: Nate Thurmond on The Drive
- No postgame news.
On tonight's performance:
"We’re a very good rebounding team. We did not gain rebounds; we didn’t close out our possessions. The first half was not our brand of basketball. The second half – giving up 36 points – we were much better."
On the fourth quarter:
"We didn’t make shots, but that wasn’t our problem. We weren’t scoring the basketball. They hurt us on their offensive end at times and with offensive rebounding."
On the team's second half play:
"We were sick of getting scored on I guess. For three-straight games now we've given up over 60 points, and 70 in one game [in the first half]. So, at some point you have to realize that’s the way you're going to make games. You can turn that around and we did that in the second half. We fell a little bit short. It's a frustrating feeling for us losing three in a row - but it is positive that we can take from this game knowing we got back to our brand of basketball the last 24 minutes. We have to remember that for tomorrow."
On handling the loss:
"You think about it now until you get to the next city. We have a back-to-back, so there's not a lot of time to dwell on tonight. Obviously, you want to learn the lessons of stuff that went wrong and talk about it after the game. But the beauty of the NBA is you have another opportunity tomorrow to try to get back on the winning side of things."
On tonight's game:
"Giving up 63 points in the half is unacceptable. I don’t care who you are playing against, whether they are one of the best scoring team in the league or the worst. It’s unacceptable. You’re not going to win games like that. Honestly, we gave up 36 points in the second half. Like I said before, when you give somebody a 10 or 12-point lead, regardless if is in the first or fourth quarter, it is still going to contribute to the final score. When you give the other team a 12-point lead, it is hard to come back from no matter if you come back. If you come back, once you make that run, they are a good team. They are still going to make theirs. It is just what we got to do. We got to stop giving up 60 points in the first half, and I think we have done that in all three games on this road trip."
On being a playoff contender:
"It is tough regardless if you are a playoff contender or not losing three games in a row. That’s just as a competitor. When you have aspirations of not only making it into the playoffs but trying to get into that top four seed and trying to get into that home court advantage, losing three in a row is always going to hurt. Tonight we had a chance to tie up with the Grizzlies in the playoff race, and we failed to do that. It is always going to hurt no matter who you are losing three-in-a-row. You can’t let that just kill you and bring you down. It is the NBA. You are going to have a stretches like this, but you can’t have stretches like this for long. You got to bounce out of it."
On the Grizzlies without Rudy Gay:
"I think it is pretty much the same. With the exception of Rudy [Gay], they still have their main core. They have always played three bigs and they are still doing that. It is not a huge difference. Of course when you lose a guy who scored 19 or 20 points a game, it is going to be a little different, but overall, they are still playing through their big men like they have been doing."
(late last night)
RicBucher : Accomplished NBA vet made a rather good point today regarding Kent Bazemore, the Warriors' rookie swingman who has
made a bigger name for himself with his bench antics than his play on the court: Shoot higher. Neither of us could think of an end-of-the-bench towel waver who ever became much more than that. It's also one thing to celebrate your team's positive accomplishments and another to clown the opposition for airballs -- that's picking an unnecessary fight and isn't exactly the height of professionalism. Granted, it's not exactly the most dire of issues, but Bazemore has been largely lauded for his courtside histrionics. Maybe, in doing so, we're doing him a disservice.
- Jarrett Jack DNP again on the shoulder contusion.
- We have 1 game left on this road trip, and 1 more game at home before the All-Star break. Can we win 1 of them and break this losing streak???
|Sat||Feb 9||5:30 PM||@Mavericks||CSNBayHD||KNBR 680|
|Tue||Feb 12||7:30 PM||Rockets||CSNBayHD||KNBR 680|
|Tue||Feb 19||6:00 PM||@Jazz||CSNBayHD||KNBR 680|
|Wed||Feb 20||7:30 PM||Suns||CSNBayHD||KNBR 680|
|Fri||Feb 22||7:30 PM||Spurs||CSNBayHD ESPN||KNBR 680|
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