SAN ANTONIO (AP) – Finally, against "the real NBA," the Golden State Warriors play short and get a hard time.
LaMarcus Aldridge received 24 points and 18 revived while the San Antonio Spurs was a promises to beat a final on Golden State 104-92 Sunday night, which expands the Warriors team to three games.
It is 2-5 benefits of the NBA that protects two hours from a & # 39; get eight games streak.
"We've been really happy at the last four seasons. So, indeed, this is the most difficult struggle we've been there," said Steve Kerr coach. "This is the very NBA. We have not been in the NBA for the last few years. We've been in this dream. So now we are opposed really a problem. We need to get out of ourselves. "
Stephen Curry and Draymond Green went down with wounds in the recent dry season, but their biggest immersion movement. Green and Kevin Durant were beat at the end of the rules in the premature loss of 121-116 for Los Angeles earrings on Monday. The green titles on the bend and in the playroom playroom were played; Bringing on the one-game blocking team on the seventh year.
It is possible for combatants and the Warriors to pass on Kerr's spiritual disturbance.
"Just play with joy. It's always about our feelings," said Durant, who describes how Kerr has encouraged his club. "It's always been great about that. It's just trying to get that joy back."
There was little joy in San Antonio.
DeMar DeRozan had 20 points and nine goals and Rudy Gay made 19 points to help the Spurs to take a three-game break.
"We needed to do that," said Gay. "We have a hard advantage for us. This is a team that would also have been done, and so it was a uphill battle. ; in us and a good test. "
Aldridge needed to increase, 10 for 16 shot in scoring 20 points for the first time since November 10.
"He's been aggressive, especially the boards," said DeRozan. "Today he got a couple of mice to enter him. Two or two of it got into it, and you know that the rhythm is going to come. How long & It's just going out there, her aggressive play, let her come to her, he'll keep big nights like that, show up. "
Durant received 26 points and Klay Thompson had 25 for the Warriors.
Golden State was without Curry and Green again, and their shortcomings began to start cold. Three nights after being saved to a low-down result in a 107-86 loss at Houston, almost the Warriors are not responding to & # 39; that depressing signal.
They lost the six 3-point attempts in the first season when San Antonio jumped to a 33-27 drive. Gay received 12 opening time points.
"It's someone that we've gone to specific times in the game and that it always encourages players," said Spurs coach, Gregg Popovich.
San Antonio was also disturbing the Warriors on crime for much of the game. After he quickly discovered the case at the end of the court in the third quarter, Durant passed over point 3 to burn a pass on the way to Damian Jones only to produce livestock at the edge.
San Antonio finished with five scenes blocked.
Golden State's single lead came when Andre Iguodala made two free throws for the Warriors who put forward 46-45 with 3:47 to stay in the second quarter. The guise lasted a minute as the Spurs closed to the first half running 11-2.
Warriors: Curry, the two-time MVP, lost his sixth game just with a game on the left. The Gold State is 2-4 without. … Green lost their game behind each other by a nostalgic door. … Kerr received a technical arrest for 47 seconds into the second quarter after complaining to Jonas Jerebko. Durant was asked after a complaint about a delays on his first attempt to visit the second half.
Spurs: San Antonio has a successful record for 3,355 days from 1997, most of the team in the league. Dallas is second at 2,407, with Houston then with 2,340. Sub-Aldridge has 202 games with at least 20 points and 10 recursions since 2006. LeBron James has 203 similar games at the same range. … Pau Gasol lost his sixth game with just a short turn left. … Davis Bertans sat because he's still in the league challenge protocol.
PACKING A & # 39; ANIMALITY
Kerr was asked if he planned to take Scotland's day from Monday after a three-game trip while preparing for hospitality to Oklahoma City on Wednesday.
There was no way.
"They will have two days tomorrow," said Kerr. "I'm going back to the old days, Bobby Knight's style."
The Warriors are going on Monday.
That can not be done
DeRozan knew his first position with the Spurs since he went to the team in a Toronto-based competition. After Popovich's idea of DeRozan's team, something surprised.
"It was more patient than I expected," said DeRozan. "But as I said, all of us have been aware that there are many new things. I know we are still saying it, but we are sure to do Progress when we get there and play. We're very aggressive. We all want the same thing: we all try to get together. just once we are more consistent with issues that are immensely, you will start to see games that happen tonight more often. "
Warriors: Hosting Oklahoma City on Wednesday.
Spurs: At New Orleans in London.