Isaiah Thomas

When NBA returns, will Warriors' dominance come back, too?

The Golden State Warriors have never lost more than 15 games in a season under Steve Kerr.

They could reach that total in the first night after the All-Star break.

The Warriors who return Thursday night aren't the same ones who dominated the NBA for the last three seasons. The defending champions sputtered into their week off with four losses in their final eight games, falling into second place in the Western Conference behind Houston — ending a three-year run of taking the league's best record into the break.

At 44-14 and loaded with four All-Stars, the Warriors are still very good, but not as good they've been.

"This year we've had a pretty solid...