Warriors Bring Epic Losing Streak Into Series Versus Spurs
Monday night, the number two seeded San Antonio Spurs host the number six seeded Golden State Warriors, in Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinal series. In the first round, the Spurs swept the depleted and old Los Angeles Lakers, while the Warriors beat the Denver Nuggets in six.
At the start of the regular season, most people expected the Spurs to be here, but the Warriors surprised many by even making the playoffs and now advancing to the second round.
These two teams split the regular season series 2-2, as each club won their home games. The Warriors losing in San Antonio is nothing new. Going into Monday's contest, Golden State has lost a remarkable 29-straight contests in the Alamo City. The Warriors last win at San Antonio occurred way back in 1997, when Tim Duncan was still in college.
When considering the Warriors epic losing streak, combined with the Spurs being the better team and holding the home court advantage, it seems pretty unlikely that Golden State will be able to shock the world and win the series.