For Warriors, cost of being great is paid in travel mileage

The Warriors sandwich spread remained to a great extent untouched 30 minutes after the ringer sounded on their 107-85 misfortune Saturday night to the Spurs .

In the meeting locker room at Center, new kid on the block protect Patrick McCaw — new off a 0-for-12 failure — gazed vacantly at the floor as partner mentor Willie Green addressed him in quieted tones. Over the room sat Kevon Looney, who, following a 1-for-8 night that incorporated a missed dunk endeavor, looked over his iPhone peacefully.

Gone were Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and Andre Iguodala. In the wake of watching Golden State's eight-city Warriors Mired in Legendary Slump , 13-day odyssey end in a third straight annihilation, those four pillars probably had boarded the principal transport.

"It's been a long two weeks," focus Zaza Pachulia said. "A considerable measure of hours in the plane. The time changes and stuff. I'm certain everybody's anticipating getting back home.

By resting Curry, Thompson, Green and Iguodala in a broadly broadcast amusement against a Western Conference match, Warriors head mentor Steve Kerr sent an insistent message to the class: Rock Bottom to Somewhere Better (Warriors 106, Sixers 104) No TV evaluations or disappointed fans will trump his obligation to organize the soundness of his players. It was a move established in months of conference with his preparation staff, one that Kerr expectations will push the NBA's timetable creators to be more careful about the toll tumultuous street extends go up against groups.

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