LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Golden State Warriors had to deal with adversity on and off the court to pull out a victory over the Los Angeles Clippers and put a happy ending on a difficult day.
Stephen Curry and reserve Carl Landry had 23 points apiece, and the Warriors held off the Los Angeles Clippers for a 114-110 victory on Saturday night.
"We don't quit," coach Mark Jackson said. "We had every reason to quit, but we gutted it out and we defended. It was just a great win for us. I am extremely proud of my guys."
Klay Thompson had 17 points and eight rebounds for Golden State, helping hand the Clippers their first loss of the season.
The win came after the Warriors learned reserve small forward Brandon Rush, their best perimeter defender, will miss the rest of the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during the first quarter of Friday night's 104-94 loss to Memphis.
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