Warriors, Lakers aim to close out 1st-round series at home

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) lets out a scream after making a basket against the Sacramento Kings during the second half of Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Wednesday, April 26, 2023, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/José Luis Villegas)

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) and forward Draymond Green defend against Sacramento Kings guard De'Aaron Fox (5), who loses control of the ball during the first half of Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Wednesday in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/José Luis Villegas)

SAN FRANCISCO — Time and again, Stephen Curry called for his Golden State Warriors to be better, to learn from the glaring mistakes and road losses that piled up in frustrating fashion and with little explanation as to why.