Draymond Green considers the Warriors “very fragile” after a bad streak of losses on the road.
The Golden State defensive star saw the Warriors go through a 1-5 road trip, including two blowout losses to the Knicks and Nets. The defending champions are currently 11th in the Western Conference with a 15-18 record — and they are 3-16 away from home.
“It’s not something that’s going to be settled with the snap of a finger,” Green told reporters on Friday. “You have to solve these problems to gain this confidence. It just doesn’t show up.
Golden State is currently playing without Stephen Curry after the two-time MVP suffered a shoulder injury against the Pacers on Nov. 14. The Warriors also played without key starter Andrew Wiggins, as well as rotation players Donte DiVincenzo and JaMychal Green.
“As much as you’d like to think, ‘Oh, it’ll be fine and this guy will be back. …’ No, no, no,” Green said. [for] positive results, positive feelings, which ultimately give you that boost of confidence…
“You can do what you want to be on the road rather than being at home, but it’s mental. They’re a team that suffers mentally. And that makes it difficult to overcome anything. other.
The Warriors will return to Chase Center on Sunday, where they will play a primetime Christmas game against the Grizzlies.