OAKLAND -- It’s not as bad as it looked, and it’s not as desperate as it felt. The Warriors might not be “fine,” but their world is not on the verge of collapse.
They’re 14-7, one game off the pace of last season, which was three games off the pace of 2016-17. They won the NBA Finals in each of those seasons.
So it’s not as bad as it might seem. With 61 games remaining, there is plenty of time for the Warriors to pull things together and roll into the playoffs.
Here is the player-by-player report card for the first quarter of the 2018-19 regular season: