The Warriors spotted the Spurs 15 points and trailed Wednesday’s marquee matchup in San Antonio 26-5 midway through the first quarter.
That’s when Golden State coach Steve Kerr finally got his guys to settle down and play their brand of basketball.
The result was a 110-98 Warriors victory as Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson led the comeback.
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This isn’t too surprising considering he scored 57, but Wednesday’s output was his highest overall out of any triple-double this season. What does this mean? It means if you combine his points + rebounds + assists it equals 81 total numbers.
What’s interesting is the only time he came close to that mark was his first triple-double of the season when he had a combined 74 (51 pts, 13 rebounds, 10 assists).
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An underlooked stat from Wednesday’s game is the fact Westbrook had seven turnovers in the game, but they all came in the first quarter. He had no turnovers for the rest of the game while he was compiling one of the best triple-doubles in NBA history.
There’s no urgency, no sense of urgency, no winning pride. This locker room is just not pissed off enough, George said. We should have a professional approach, man, and defend our home court, especially to a team that’s not even in the playoffs.
New Orleans may be more exciting to watch the rest of the season after the trade, but they don’t have the depth to make any noise in the packed Western Conference.
Celtics (37-20) at Raptors (33-24) 8:00 p.m. ET 鈥?Boston balked at adding another star to its roster and failed to improve. Toronto, on the other hand, gained Serge Ibaka and P.J. Tucker before the trade deadline. Both these teams are trying to catch the Cavs in the Eastern Conference.