The Warriors' regular season campaign is set to end Sunday, and the Dubs are playing the best basketball they've played all season.
If Golden State is to find their way through the play-in tournament and into the NBA playoffs, they will face a gauntlet of teams similar to the ones they've faced in the two previous games. Following their thrilling win over the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night, coach Steve Kerr addressed the players in the locker room after the game.
“Great game for us because that’s what we’re going to face in the playoffs, right?" Kerr told the team. "People are going to be chasing Steph around and throwing different defenses. It was perfect."
The Warriors were down early in Tuesday's game but came roaring back as everything seemed to come together late in the game.
"[We] moved the ball, guys [were] getting wide-open shots. And we stayed with it, right?" Kerr said. "We got down but we stayed with it when we were missing shots."
After a less than stellar start to the season, the Warriors are finally playing like a complete team. With a thin bench, key depth pieces such as Juan Toscano-Anderson, Jordan Poole, and Kent Bazemore contributed in a big way Tuesday night.
"Everybody stepped up and made huge plays. Loved the effort, loved the defense in the fourth quarter. That’s our team right there!”
Winners of four straight, the Warriors look to continue their winning ways as they welcome both the New Orleans Pelicans and Memphis Grizzlies to town to close out the regular season.