The Golden State Warriors didn't appear to be bothered by a loss in their final game before Christmas.
They've done a good job of quickly putting almost all of their defeats behind them.
The Warriors try to avoid dropping back-to-back games for the first time in well over a month Wednesday night against the Utah Jazz, winners of 10 of 12 in this series at home.
One night after cruising to a 115-100 win over Charlotte, Golden State (18-10) let a 14-point, fourth-quarter lead slip away Saturday in a 118-115 overtime loss to the Los Angeles Lakers. Jarrett Jack posted season highs of 29 points and 11 assists off the bench while David Lee scored 20 to go along with 11 rebounds for the Warriors, who were outscored 56-38 in the paint.
"This will not put a damper on our Christmas spirits," coach Mark Jackson said. "We're excited about where we're at, and we're excited about where we're headed."
Despite the setback, the second-place Warriors,...