The Warriors need an attitude adjustment
And, David Thorpe says, they've already caused themselves trouble for Round 2
By David Thorpe
The top-seeded Warriors are in L.A. tonight for a crucial Game 6 in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs against the bottom-seeded Clippers.
Did you ever think you'd be reading that sentence? How in the world did the Golden State juggernaut lose two home games, including the 129-121 Game 5 drubbing Wednesday night?
Watch this Montrezl Harrell dunk that gives the Clippers an eight-point lead with 10:52 left. Then watch it again and focus on Klay Thompson. If you’re asking yourself why he ran away from a large man dribbling in to dunk, watch it a third time, and now focus on Kevin Durant. Because Durant was wondering the same thing.
And it’s not just defense and overall effort that has forced the Warriors to pack their bags for L.A. again. Many times Wednesday night, the Warriors took shots a little too quickly, everyone wanting to be the guy who hit the shot that either got the comeback going or finished off the Clippers. I often had to scan the screen to see …
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