Knicks Loss Slightly Drops Warriors: Weekly Power Ranking Roundup

Results Since last Rankings Win/Loss Score
vs. Memphis W 100-93
vs. New York L 84-89
1-1 +1

Ranking Author Rank Comment Marc Stein 8 (-) That five-day break didn't exactly rejuvenate the Dubs, did it? Not with controversy engulfing Mark Jackson, Andrew Bogut taking a painful knee to the groin from Marc Gasol and Golden State dropping to a potentially fatal 9-6 at home against the East with Sunday's loss to the Knicks. Marc Spears 8 (-2) Along with Andrew Bogut out with a groin injury, David Lee has missed two straight games with a hamstring injury and has yet to resume running.
CBS Sports Matt Moore 9 (-5) Needed yet another comeback win at home vs. Memphis, then lost to the Knicks at Roaracle. They think they can coast at home and it's a concerning trend.
Pro Basketball Talk Kurt Helin 8 (+1) A lot of talk about Mark Jackson's job security this week, and the fact ownership there is impatient will put pressure on any coach and GM with that team. However, Stephen Curry loves Jackson and that is a great guy for the coach to have in his corner. John Schuhmann 6 (-1) Given the absences of David Lee and Andrew Bogut, along with how brutal Harrison Barnes has been, it's amazing that the Warriors were able to beat the Grizzlies on Friday. Stephen Curry (33 points) carried the offense that night and tried to do it again (with 32) against the Knicks on Sunday, but nobody else came along for the ride. The Warriors are just 9-10 when he scores 30-plus David Aldridge 7 (-) Warriors have played .700 ball (14-6) since the All-Star break, but what's the deal with Mark Jackson and Brian Scalabrine?
SB Nation Jason Patt 8 (-) Another team dealing with some key injuries. The Warriors missed David Lee and Andrew Bogut in a bad loss at home to the Knicks, although they did beat the Grizzlies shorthanded.
Sheridan Hoops Andrew Kamenetsky 7 (-2) Wonder what Mark Jackson's coaching staff had to say to him after Sunday's killer loss to the Knicks in Oakland. 84 points? Against that D? Matt Dollinger 7 (+1) The Warriors are in a precarious place: While they're only two games behind the fifth-seeded Blazers, they're also just two games ahead of ninth-place Memphis. The big priority for Golden State is to get starting big men David Lee and Andrew Bogut healthy. With both sidelined Sunday, the Warriors managed only 84 points in a home loss to the Knicks.
USA Today 7 (-) Andrew Bogut has used the knee he took to his groin as a source of Twitter comedy.
Average 7.5 (-.8)

' Offensive Efficiency Defensive Efficiency NetRtg RPI Point Differential Hollinger Score and Rank
This Week 104.6 (13) 99.5 (3) 5.1 (7) .538 (8) +4.4 (7,5 in West) 104.298 (7)
Last Week 104.6 (13) 99.5 (3) 5.1 (7) .540 (8) +4.5 (7,5 in West) 104.906 (6)

Whats on Deck Date Day
@ Dallas 4/1/14 Tuesday
@ San Antonio 4/2/14 Wednesday
vs. Sacramento 4/4/14 Friday
vs. Utah 4/6/14 Sunday

This FanPost is a submission from a member of the mighty Golden State of Mind community. While we're all here to throw up that W, these words do not necessarily reflect the views of the GSoM Crew. Still, chances are the preceding post is Unstoppable Baby!

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