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Klay Thompson's red-hot shooting over the last two games has helped the Golden State Warriors overcome their leading scorer's absence.
He could be in for another big game against a Phoenix Suns team that's struggled to slow down opponents from long distance.
With Stephen Curry's status unknown, the Warriors go for a fourth consecutive win and fourth in a row over the visiting Suns on Saturday night.
While many weren't sure what to expect from coach Mark Jackson's team with Curry (21.0 ppg) sidelined due to a sprained right ankle, Golden State (29-17) hasn't missed a beat thanks in large part to Thompson.
The former Washington State standout, averaging 16.7 points in his second season, scored a career-high 32 in Tuesday's 108-95 win at Cleveland, then put up 27 two nights later as the Warriors got past Dallas 100-97. Thompson, who's shot 24 of 42 (57.1 percent), including 9 of 15 (60.0 percent) from beyond the arc, in those wins, ranks third in...
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The Warriors were able to cruise to an easy victory over the Cavaliers on Tuesday despite being short four of their top six players due to injuries and rest.
On Thursday against the Mavericks, the Dubs will likely be closer to full strength. Here’s The Chronicle’s Rusty Simmons:
Mark Jackson said Andrew Bogut (ankle), Harrison Barnes (knee) and Carl Landry (shoulder) will return...
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Stephen Curry looked sharp as he walked into Oracle Arena on Saturday night. Make no mistake, he wasn't happy about it. His goal: Convince the boss he was healthy enough to return from a three-game absence, which would allow him to swap his dark blazer for a white uniform. Curry's slightly swollen right ankle passed its pregame test, and he went on...
The Golden State Warriors are currently chasing down the fourth spot in the West. The team is having a great season under second year coach Mark Jackson and players like Klay Thompson, Harrison Barnes and Steph Curry – whose injured – contributing. Even Andrew Bogut finally showed up in the line up. During the Warriors vs. Mavs Thursday night on TNT, Richard Jefferson reminded...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Stephen Curry returned after missing two games with an ankle injury and scored 19 of his 29 points in the second half, helping the Golden State Warriors beat the Phoenix Suns 113-93 on Saturday night.
Harrison Barnes matched his season high with 21 points for the Warriors, who have won fourth straight and seven of nine overall. David Lee had 16 points and...
David Lee finished an assist short of a triple-double, Klay Thompson scored 27 points and the Golden State Warriors beat the Dallas Mavericks 100-97 Thursday night.
Lee had 15 points, a season-high 20 rebounds and nine assists, and Jarrett Jack scored 13 points, including two free throws with 2 seconds left to help the Warriors win their third straight. Harrison Barnes also had...
This season Jack appears to have finally secured a prominent role on a team poised to make some noise in the playoffs. Golden State currently has a record of 28-17 and look poised after the Rudy Gay trade to leapfrog Memphis in the Western Conference standings.
Stephen Curry returned after missing two games with an ankle injury and scored 19 of his 29 points in the second half, helping the Golden State Warriors beat the Phoenix Suns 113-93 on Saturday night.
Harrison Barnes matched his season high with 21 points for the Warriors, who have won fourth straight and seven of nine overall. David Lee had 16 points and 12 rebounds, Klay Thompson...
Rick Carlisle made his comments following the Mavericks' 100-97 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Jan. 31 at Oracle Arena.
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