SAN FRANCISCO — Not long afterThe fourth quarter meltdown of the team to lose a rare Game 1 under coach Steve Kerr, a relaxed The team began setting the tone for Game 2.
Green stated, “It's fine,” after theThe Warriors were stunned . “When you get the chance to do something different, or do it in an entirely new way, then embrace the challenge. We've always been open to new challenges. It's no different. This is the one we'll embrace. This is not a knock on confidence.
“… There's nothing to be worried about.
The Warriors lost the series opener for the third time since Kerr's era. They were 21-1 in Game 1s going into Thursday night. With 2:10 left in the third quarter, the Warriors looked on track to win a second Game 1.
They were then blindsided by a run of 48-18 by the Celtics. They drilled nine 3-pointers, and scored 40 points in quarter four.
Kerr said, “Obviously everyone's down.” Kerr said, “Obviously everybody is down.” We had every chance, a 12-point lead going into fourth. As you might expect, the guys are upset. It's seven games, but it's important. Boston deserves credit, I believe. They won the game. Great fourth quarter. We'll be coming in to watch the film and seeing where we can improve.
This is the Warriors' first loss of 1-0 in a series this season. They lost their home opener at Chase Center, their first loss of the postseason.
The Warriors have been in this situation twice before. They lost Game 1 in the 2016 Western Conference Finals to the Warriors.. They lost Game 1 in the 2019 NBA Finals to the . In both cases, Game 2 was won in favor of the Warriors. They won Game 2 despite being down 3-1 against the Thunder. However, they lost six of their previous Finals games to the Raptors.
They also know that they have won at least one of their 26 consecutive road playoff games in an NBA record. Game 2 will be at Chase Center on Sunday.
“I can remember only putting it.” [those Game 1 losses] past us,” saidHe shot 6-for-14 and scored fifteen points. “There is no reason to keep a loss if you have another game in a matter of minutes. I can remember looking at film and realizing that there are many things we could do better and then applying those strategies.
It's very simple. We'll be better Game 2, I know that. I will be better.”
The Warriors were eliminated by the Warriors the last time they recovered from a shock loss.After losing Game 5, Game 6 was won by 39 points.
They led the series 3-2. Now they are down 1-0 and need to win at home to avoid falling into a 2-0 hole on their way to Boston.
“It is not ideal,” she said.The first quarter saw a total of 21 points for Corey, before he finished with 34. “But I believe who we are, how to deal with adversity and how we responded throughout the year. It's also how we responded in playoffs after a loss. That fourth quarter taught me a lot.
The Warriors have two days for their adjustments.
Curry stated, “We know that they are a great team.” “So are we. “We must respond on Sunday.”