Steve Kerr isn’t involved about the Warriors’ big loss to the Lakers on Christmas Day.
Golden State fell to the Lakers 127-101 regardless of Los Angeles star LeBron James leaving the sport within the third quarter with a strained groin. Kerr, the Warriors fifth-year coach, mentioned the loss with reporters Wednesday.
“The bar’s been set high,” Kerr mentioned, through ESPN. “So, every thing takes on somewhat larger sense of urgency when it comes to what occurs across the crew. We’re perhaps essentially the most scrutinized crew within the historical past of the league. We’re proper there with the Bulls groups that I performed on. I felt the identical, however much more so now due to the variety of media retailers and the immediacy of the judgment and criticism. So, it is all a part of it.
“Our guys have discovered how to take care of all of that over the previous few years. It would not matter. What issues is the way you reply to a foul loss, to a foul stretch, to accidents. As lengthy as you retain responding, preserve displaying up to work, preserve sticking collectively, preserve working, good issues are going to occur. That’s what I imagine with this group.”
The Warriors have been the perfect crew within the NBA since Kerr took over as coach they usually’ve received three of the final 4 NBA Finals. But, they haven’t been as dominant this season and maintain a 23-12 report after falling to Los Angeles on Tuesday.
Golden State didn’t lose its 12th sport final season till Feb. 3.
“We’re a championship crew,” Kerr said, via ESPN. “We’ve bought loads of guys who’ve been through every thing on this league to depend on that have. We depend on that as a employees with our management amongst the crew, however we preserve urgent ahead. We preserve attempting to get higher. There’s a motive we’ve observe day-after-day. … It’s a journey, it is a lengthy journey.
“As I mentioned, it is a extra arduous one this yr than it has been up to now simply due to the circumstances. So, it is all a part of it, we’re going to get through it, we’re going to get higher. We’ll see what occurs.”
The Warriors will return to the court docket Thursday towards the Trail Blazers.