ਗੋਲਡਨ ਸਟੇਟ ਵਾਰੀਅਰਸ ਦੇ ਨਾਲ ਤਿੰਨ ਸਿੱਧੇ ਗੇਮਾਂ ਅਤੇ ਪਿਛਲੇ ਪੰਜ ਵਿੱਚੋਂ ਚਾਰ ਮੈਚ ਹਾਰ ਗਏ ਸਨ, ਸਟੀਵ ਕੈਰ ਨੇ ਸਵੀਕਾਰ ਕੀਤਾ ਕਿ ਟੀਮ ਉਨ੍ਹਾਂ ਦੇ ਸਭ ਤੋਂ ਮੁਸ਼ਕਲ ਦੌਰ ਵਿੱਚੋਂ ਲੰਘ ਰਹੀ ਹੈ ਕਿਉਂਕਿ ਉਹ ਫਰੈਂਚਾਇਜ਼ੀ 2014 ਵਿਚ.

"ਓ, ਹਾਂ," ਕੇਰ ਨੇ ਕਿਹਾ. "ਪਰ ਮੈਂ ਸਾਢੇ ਚਾਰ ਸਾਲ ਤੋਂ ਇਕ ਸੁਪਨਾ ਚਲਾ ਗਿਆ ਹਾਂ .ਅਸੀਂ ਆਖਰੀ ਚਾਰ ਮੌਕਿਆਂ 'ਤੇ ਅਜਿਹੀ ਸੋਹਣੀ ਹੋਂਦ ਬਣਾਈ ਹੈ. ਇਹ ਸਾਡੇ ਲਈ ਸਭ ਤੋਂ ਮੁਸ਼ਕਲ ਖੜ੍ਹੀ ਹੈ.' '916

"This is the real NBA. We haven't been in the real NBA the last few years. We've been in this dream. And so now we're faced real adversity and we got to get out of it ourselves."

The Warriors are facing interpersonal issues between Kevin Durant and Draymond Green while also playing without Stephen Curry and Green.

Kerr remains outwardly confident.

"Everyone has to come together and you can't feel sorry for yourselves," Kerr said. "You have to commit to fighting and executing, competing for 48 minutes. I thought we did that for maybe 24 minutes tonight. We had a couple good stretches. I was very proud of the group in the second half, got us back in the game and they fought.

"It's not enough to do that for a stretch and then go through a bad spell. You got to be competing the whole time and playing with some poise and playing with a purpose. I didn't think we did that tonight."

"It was a terrible road trip as far as wins and losses," Klay Thompson said. "But we're obviously short-handed. I'm proud of the way the guys fought. Besides the Houston game, I feel like either game could have gone either way; unfortunately, it didn't. It's been a challenging week on all fronts. The best thing for us is just to get away a little bit [Monday], regroup, take it back home and just have fun, play with that joy."