The Golden State Warriors have beaten the Brooklyn Nets despite mixed services by Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson with 110: 106, even because the Nets suffered further weakening shortly before the start of the game.
- Golden State Warriors (37-13) – Brooklyn Nets (29-20) 110: 106 (Boxscore)
- Irving and Mills Keep Nets in the game
- Curry and Thompson secure victory of Warriors
Golden State Warriors (37-13) – Brooklyn Nets (29-20) 110: 106 (Boxscore)
The Nets had to compete against the Warriors not only without Kevin Durant, even James Harden was set to the list of inactive even just under an hour before TIP-OFF. The reason for this was according to Head Coach Steve Nash not Hardens thigh injury, because of which he had missed the past game of Nets against the Denver Nuggets. On the morning of the game in Oakland, a torrent was detected in the hand at Harden, he was seen at the sideline with a bandage by hand.
Neither Stephen Curry (19, 5/18 FG) nor Klay Thompson (16, 5/14 FG) made a particularly good game, but the duo made for the last 17 points of Warriors, when the rest of the home team is not much in the last Quarter met (3/10 FG). Thompson increased almost two minutes before the end to 100: 97, with 12.5 seconds to play then put the death shock with a threesome to put on +4.
Andrew Wiggins in his nomination as a starter of the All-Star team in the west in the best form and was with 24 points at 10/18 FG and 8 rebounds as well as 3 steals and 3 blocks overall the best Warrior, but dipped in the final phase. Kevon Looney (6) collected 7 of his 15 rebounds at the opposing board, Otto Porter Jr. (16) was very effective with 6/9 FG and blocked 4 throws. Jordan Poole coming from the bench 17 meters (6/15 FG).
The Nets were, as almost expected, often rely on Kyrie Irvings Brilliance in the offense, however, the Guard delivered. Irving came on the way to 32 points (9/21 FG) repeatedly to the frewurflinie (11/12 FT) and distributed 7 assists, but also indebted 5 turnover. Support provided Patty Mills with 24 at 6/12 of Downtown, James Johnson contributed 14 meters from the bench. However, the remaining front court players of the Nets remained very pale in the offensive, Nic Claxton (9) only fell on with 6 offensive bounds in 17 minutes.
Irving and Mills Keep Nets in the game
The Nets caught the better start to the game but did not really use the first weakness phase of their opponents, so Golden State was slowly warm after a few minutes and quickly could take the lead. The difference between the starters and reservists of Nets was early noticeable, the Warriors already led to +11 in the first quarter.
Afterwards, Patty Mills almost cared for that Golden State did not settle. Within 90 seconds of the sniper sinked three triples, with a 11-0 run Brooklyn even brought back the lead. Until the break, the Nets cooled again (47:54).
After just two points in the first 24 minutes Curry, Curry directly sank the first litter of the second half of Downtown, but he could not build directly. Instead, the Warriors further showed good team performance and achieved with Wiggins 22nd point of the evening their highest leadership of the game with +19 early in the third quarter. But then the missing curry points with Golden State made clearly noticeable, and Brooklyn used the weakness phase of their opponents this time. Bruce Brown shortened after an offensive book with the last litter of the third quarter to -2.
Curry and Thompson secure victory of Warriors
In the final section, Curry brought three points from Downtown, then after a corpseger with foul. His first free throw of the evening was celebrated by the domestic fans directly with “MVP” calls. The Warriors gave the Nets again and again opportunities to take over the lead, but Brooklyn let them all lie.
Thus, curry sank five more freebies in the last quarter, as the Nets went out of the time and instructed them on fouls. With a fast threesome 10 seconds before the end Irving put the dubs again under pressure, curry and thompson, however, brought the victory to the goal of the frewurflinie.
The Warriors thus celebrated their fifth victory in a row, while the Nets have lost their past four games all.
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