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The Warriors obviously have a serious issue with giving up big leads and not playing like a team with multiple hall of famers in 4th quarters.

They are suppose to be smarter with all this championship mettle.

Is it possible that when teams just start playing with reckless abandon in comeback mode that their lack of size really hurts them when teams start crashing the boards and driving?

Of course that has nothing to do with guys shooting open 3’s except if they are forced to double a big inside.

That also has nothing to do with their horrible execution on offense so many games in the 4th.

It is nice every once in awhile when Curry has a great end of game but it sucks when they stand around and stop playing their normal game.

I believe JK, Wiggins and all need to be more assertive and not depend on Curry and that comes from the coach.

It is kind of crazy when everyone considers the Warriors a threat because of their experience and DNA but they so often play like the Charlotte Hornets in the 4th quarter.

Even more crazy when they also have Paul, considered to be a basketball genius. I believe he was playing in these bad losses before he got injured.

This will be a very interesting rest of the season.

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Feb 16·edited Feb 16

The post-game thread is like the Warriors in the first half of the season. It might show up, it might not. If it does, we might produce something high quality, we might not. But we always keep our hope.

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Podz in the post game presser seemed kinda down. Basically said that it didn’t feel like a win. Not happy with transition D. Pretty blunt stuff.

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Feb 16·edited Feb 16

I'd be mad, too — he sucked down the stretch. As did Steph, Klay, Dray, Wiggs, and Kuminga. I get they were tired, but it seems like it should be hard to do everything possible wrong when you're up 18 going into the 4th, and up 12 with four minutes left.

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If I flew into town at 4am, my game thread comments would really suck (more than usual) by the 4th quarter

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Well, he’s right. The guy has high standards. Good for him.

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What did Podz say in postgame?

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The short version is he said the team was bad in the second half, he was bad, and it didn't feel like a win but it goes in the W column.

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Honestly, going 7-2 in 9 games in 14 STRAIGHT FUCKING NIGHTS WITH THE TEAM TRAVELLING BETWEEN EACH OF THE GAMES is nothing short of impressive.

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The last two 4th quarters were short of impressive, imo. Lose them, fine, but don't do everything wrong and lose them by 15.

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No doubt! Especially with how much travel seems to affect the old ones

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My blood pressure is welcoming this all-star break, too.

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Kerr pulling a Shanahan not changing his guys down the stretch

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Bruh he is coaching so badly. I’ve never criticized him like this before but just head scratching decisions lately with little to no logic behind them

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Everybody was terrible down the stretch.

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Not Collins! That guy is my Warrior Wonder!!

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I understand the strategy: if you let teams get off 3 pointers at the buzzer when up three, eventually they'll miss one and you'll win the game. Next level execution from the Dubs.

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🤣 #lightyears

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Hey, beat them twice in a short period of time on their home floor. That is hard.

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Feb 16·edited Feb 16

Shouldn't be that hard when you already won the first game and you have a 19-point lead in the second. Is it really not possible just to keep a lead somewhat level against a shitty, tanking team?

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But what would be the excitement in that? 😉

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SEGABABA with added bonus of 4am arrival in Utah. This was going to be a tough game to win no matter what. Hooray for the break! Going in above .500 is not something I had on my bingo card even a few weeks ago.

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And had to fly home and play the clippers in between. A miracle they came out of this stretch 8-2 honestly.

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Yes. Keep the big picture in focus. We've pulled out of a nose dive but can we climb any meaningful stairs after the ASG?

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Whelp. Use TJD to build the lead and then make sure to close with a lineup that has no rebounding to ensure another nail biter! Yay!

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Jordan Poole and John Collins looks alike so its only right they share the same brain fart moments

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Podz not sounding too happy but trust me young man take the win and RUN

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Podz trying to get these turkeys to play right

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Werd. The number of times I yelled get a rebound at my television lol

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I missed the 4th (my system started installing a patch).

Looking forward to seeing the end of this one. Just judging from the score, it sounds pretty ugly.

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Just fast forward to the last minute of the 4th

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thanks. It sounds like a doozy of a fourth quarter ... 20 whopping points.

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Better yet, don't.

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lol Podz has no filter

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Good.

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