The Warriors have the best record in the Western Conference at 46-12 (.793), but they're coming off a last-second loss to the Nets and have not been as dominant since Feb. 1.
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The numbers tell the story. The Warriors, who allowed an average of 99.6 points through their first 45 games, are allowing 101.6 points over their last 13 games, and their winning percentage has suffered.
Opponents since Feb. 1 are shooting a better percentage from the field (44 percent to 42) and from 3-point range (36 percent to 32).
Warriors Defense Through Jan. 31 Since Feb. 1
Games 45 13
Record 37-8 (.822) 9-4 (.692)
Points allowed 99.6 101.6
Opp FG percentage 42% 44%
Opp 3-PT FG percentage 32% 36%
Opp free throw attempts 24.7 23.6
Rebound margin -0.7 +0.5
Turnovers forced 16.6 16.0
The Warriors are allowing exactly 100.0 points per game this year, tied for 16th in the league. But they rank first in the league in opponent field-goal percentage (.426) and second in blocks per game (6.0).