The Warriors can't get home soon enough.
They closed out the final extended road trip of the season with their most crushing loss, one in which they squandered a 16-point lead against a Philadelphia team that had looked lifeless in losing seven straight games before coming back to defeat the Warriors 104-97 on Saturday night.
"We were bad," Warriors head coach Mark Jackson said. "... We were careless, and they got what they wanted."
The Warriors (33-27) have lost four consecutive games and 10 of their past 13 to fall further away from the Western Conference's fifth playoff spot than they are from missing the playoffs altogether. They're five games behind fifth-place Denver and up a half game on seventh-place Utah, one game on eighth-place Houston and 3 1/2 games on the ninth-place Lakers.
The Warriors host Toronto on Monday in the opener of a seven-game homestand and finish the season with 16 of 22 games at Oracle Arena, where they will need to find some new verve after losing nine of their past 10 road games and finishing this road trip 1-4.
Warriors slink home after blowing lead
San Francisco Chronicle | Mar 3