The Golden State Warriors' road back to the NBA Finals and achieving another NBA championship took a stumble when they played against the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday night, but they never gave up hope.
The Warriors were thrashed by the Spurs 107-85 at the AT&T Center, closing the gap between the two teams at the top of the Western Conference to one win.
Although Kevin Durant was missing through injury, they may have brought the loss upon themselves by resting Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson in such a key game. Spurs have now won nine of their last ten, while the Warriors have a 5-5 record over the last ten games.
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Needless to say, however, Golden State never gave up hope on the possibility of coming back from behind to win the game despite literally everyone else believing the contest was over at half time, and it showed through their tweets on their Twitter account.
By half time, the Warriors were losing to the Spurs 64-44, but Golden State's Twitter account didn't give up hope and believed the team could get back into the game. No one in their replies was buying into it, though.
By the end of the third, and the game was pretty much sealed with San Antonio up 86-63, silencing the Warriors' Twitter account as you can see by the tweet below.
Most of the Warriors' points throughout the game came through Ian Clark, who scored 36 points but was the only player on the team to go beyond 15 points in the contest. Only two other players (Matt Barnes and Zaza Pachulia) achieved double figures in points.
Spurs, on the other hand, had five players in double figures, with two more only being a basket away from such a mark as well. Their top scorer on the night was Patty Mills who had 21 points.
It's been seven games now since Golden State lost Durant through injury, and since then, they have only managed to win two games, losing the other five. At the moment, it looks like San Antonio will overtake them and claim the top spot in the Western Conference before he returns to the court.