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Klay Thompson helped the Golden State Warriors pull out a thrilling victory their last time out.
Wins haven't been easy to come by lately against the Houston Rockets.
Seeking a season best-tying fifth consecutive home win, the Warriors look for their momentum to carry over Friday night against the Rockets, winners of 16 of 18 in the series.
Two nights after beating Toronto 125-118, Golden State (35-27) had its hands full with lowly Sacramento before escaping with an 87-83 win Wednesday. Thompson scored a team-high 20, including the go-ahead 3 with 7.5 seconds to play for the Warriors, who were limited to 36.0 percent shooting - their worst mark in a win since February 2003.
"We're not the Miami Heat. We're not the Oklahoma City Thunder. A lot of nights it's not going to be pretty," coach Mark Jackson said. "That's just the fact. I embrace it. I give my guys credit because we battled, we competed, we got stops when we had to and we continued to ...
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It turns out the story about Warriors guard Klay Thompson living on an allowance doled out by his dad, ex-NBA player Mychal, was all a big joke.
This was over, the moment Daryl Morey stepped into this match with a dri-fit shirt on. Fact, there is nobody in this world that would wear a dri-fit shirt at an event they are terrible at. Except for P.E. teachers, but those guys can basically wear whatever they want. I don’t think I have ever seen my P.E. teacher in anything that doesn’t make him look like he lives at the school...
Holding onto the sixth spot in the Western Conference, Klay Thompson gave the Warriors a little breathing room last night, hitting a game-winning corner three to give Golden State the 87-83 victory at home. With the Rockets losing last night, the Warriors now have a two game lead over Houston for the sixth spot.
The Thunder sought Klay Thompson and a pick for James Harden, but the Warriors wanted to unload a burdensome contract with concerns on the 2014 tax.
Jeremy Lin may be the star on the basketball court in Houston, but in the table tennis arena he is not the big cheese. That title apparently belongs to Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey:
Hey, it's for charity (the Jeremy Lin Foundation)...he is the boss...I don't know. I think if they go two out of three Jeremy Lin schools him.
Klay Thompson made the go-ahead 3-pointer with 7.5 seconds remaining and finished with 20 points to lead the Golden State Warriors past the Sacramento Kings, 87-83 on Wednesday night.
Thompson then forced Tyreke Evans into an errant layup on the final possession to seal a sloppy win for the Warriors over the Western Conference's worst team. After dropping the first two in Sacramento...
The Warriors had reportedly been hoping to add a veteran through free agency to hopefully help the team make its playoff push through the stretch run of the regular season.
There were hopes of Jermaine O’Neal or Dajuan Blair or Timofey Mozgov, among others, being cut or bought out by their teams after the trade deadline. But nothing substantial to the Warriors came to fruition...
Rockets GM Daryl Morey received a 4-year extension on Thursday, according to Houston Fox 26 reporter Mark Berman. Morey, who had one year left on his contract, will be with the Rockets through 2017-18.
“The reason I extended Daryl, I thought he’s done a terrific job in his tenure with the Rockets,” commented Rockets owner, Leslie Alexander, on Morey who has made some key...
Earlier in the year at HoopStuff, an article was written that Houston Rockets’ GM, Darryl Morey should win the NBA’s Executive of the Year Award. This still holds true, but he has done so much more since then, that it really is no contest. After stealing Thomas Robinson from the Kings and making a brilliant waiver wire move to sign Aaron Brooks, he has all but sealed the deal...
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I must say, this is a strange development. However, I am not one to argue with a good thing. Naming a baby giraffe 'Baby Yao Ming' sounds like the exact same thing that I would do if I ever gained a giraffe naming opportunity, so you know I'm not hating.
It kind of makes me wonder if I've been naming things correctly, considering I have yet to name ANYTHING Baby...
The high-scoring Houston Rockets relied on defense for a change to earn a victory that will look far better in the standings.
Chandler Parsons scored 26 points, James Harden had 20 points and 11 assists and the Rockets overcame a horrendous shooting performance to beat the Golden State Warriors 94-88 on Friday night.
''We definitely had some positive steps in our defense...