HOUSTON — The Warriors considered their rout of the Rockets important for many reasons.
Stephen Curry scored 29 points, Klay Thompson had 26 with six 3-pointers, and Golden State kept the No. 6 spot in the Western Conference standings with a 108-78 victory on Sunday night.
James Harden and Jeremy Lin scored 21 points apiece for the Rockets, who now trail Golden State by 1½ games in the West.
The Warriors not only got a key victory for playoff positioning, but also snapped a four-game road losing streak. Read More
Stephen Curry scored 26 points, David Lee had 21 and the Warriors routed the New York Knicks 92-63 on Monday night for their most lopsided win of the season.
Almost two weeks after his 54-point masterpiece at Madison Square Garden, Curry shared the spotlight with his co-captain in front of a sellout crowd announced at 19,596. He was 4-for-7 from 3-point range, and Lee finished with 10 rebounds and eight assists after helping the Warriors go ahead by 27 points in the third quarter. Read More
OAKLAND — There’s no place like home for the Warriors to finish off what they started.
Despite the recent road struggles, the Warriors are in prime position to make the playoffs for only the second time in 19 years. Golden State (34-27) has the sixth-best record in the Western Conference entering Wednesday’s matchup against the Sacramento Kings and plays 15 of its final 21 games at Oracle Arena, where an ever-loyal fan base has always made things tough on the visitors. Read More
The Warriors are having some trouble on the road against the top of the Eastern Conference, but Stephen Curry has not gotten that memo. The star guard will be looking to follow up a record-setting performance when the Warriors visit the Boston Celtics today.
Curry scored an NBA season-high 54 points and buried a franchise-record 11 3-pointers in a 109-105 loss to the New York Knicks on Wednesday. Curry did everything against the Knicks, handing out seven assists and grabbing six rebounds and three steals. Read More
NEW YORK — Warriors forward David Lee and Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert have each been suspended one game without pay for starting an altercation during their game that drifted into the stands.Three other players were fined for the incident in the fourth quarter of Indiana’s 108-97 home win Tuesday. Hibbert was ejected after the skirmish, which began when he and Lee exchanged shoves.
The NBA said Wednesday that the Warriors’ Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson and the Pacers’ Lance Stephenson were fined $35,000 each for escalating the fight. Read More
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — If the Indiana Pacers learned anything from their 108-97 win over the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, it's exactly how close they are as a team.
Team unity and having each other's back has been a theme for the Pacers, and they had a chance to show it when center Roy Hibbert got involved in a fourth-quarter scuffle.
Hibbert was ejected following the skirmish that began when he and David Lee exchanged shoves under the basket after a missed shot. Read More
Another week, another Andrew Bogut injury. It seems to be a broken record at this point for the Warriors.
Golden State’s oft-injured center didn’t travel with the team as it kicked off a five-game road trip Sunday, since he’s battling back spasms caused by a protruding disk.
Since he went down with this latest injury, all the Warriors have done is beat the San Antonio Spurs for the first time since 2008 and rally past the Minnesota Timberwolves for a tough road win. Read More
MINNEAPOLIS — Jarrett Jack has been a rock-steady pro for eight years now, the kind of reliable performer contending teams crave.
Even though he is still coming off the bench for the Warriors, he’s found himself in more of a starring role lately, and he showed the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday that he is equally comfortable as the leader of a playoff-caliber unit.
Jack had 23 points and eight assists to rally the Warriors to a 100-99 victory over the Timberwolves. Read More
OAKLAND — Warriors general manager Bob Myers saved some money and created future financial flexibility for the franchise at the NBA’s trading deadline.
Parting ways with two young players came at another cost.
The Warriors traded forward Jeremy Tyler to the Atlanta Hawks and guard Charles Jenkins to the Philadelphia 76ers in separate salary-shedding deals Thursday to get under the league’s luxury tax. Golden State received cash and a protected second-round pick from Philadelphia and cash and future draft considerations from Atlanta. Read More
SALT LAKE CITY — Al Jefferson scored 24 points, Gordon Hayward added 17 in his return from a shoulder injury and the Utah Jazz defeated the Warriors 115-101 Tuesday night to extend Golden State’s losing streak to six games.
Seven Jazz players scored in double figures and Utah got 47 points from its reserves.
The Jazz made 10 of 21 3-pointers, including three by Randy Foye.
Stephen Curry led Golden State with 29 points, Jarrett Jack had 19 off the bench and David Lee contributed 18 on 9-of-13 shooting. Read More