The Warriors enter Friday's slate of NBA games in ninth place in the Western Conference.
They are a half-game ahead of the 10th-place San Antonio Spurs, and just a half-game behind the No. 8 seed Memphis Grizzlies.
It's going to very difficult for Golden State to finish in the top six, which means they almost assuredly will need to advance through the play-in tournament in order to earn a berth in the playoffs.
So Steph Curry -- what do you think about the play-in format?
"I like the opportunity that's in front of us," the two-time NBA MVP told ESPN's Rachel Nichols. "We have an opportunity to make this season mean something down the stretch because of the play-in. The opportunity of peaking at the right time.
"I'm sure there are gonna be a lot of opinions on it, and we'll see how it plays out. But I'm with it."
Dallas Mavericks superstar Luka Doncic earlier this week said he doesn't "understand the idea of a play-in" and "doesn't see the point" of having it.
Obviously, you wonder if Doncic would have a different perspective if his team currently was in ninth or 10th place.
And if the Warriors end up entering the play-in as the No. 7 or No. 8 seed, it's safe to assume Steph would rather just be in the first round of the playoffs than needing to win a game to punch a ticket to a seven-game series.