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Golden State Warriors
ATLANTA -- The Golden State Warriors rode a 62-point first half to a 115-93 drubbing of the Atlanta Hawks Saturday night at Philips Arena. It was the Warriors' highest-scoring half of the season and came in the last game of a seven-game road trip. Their 6-1 record on the trip is the best in franchise history. Playing the second of back-to-back games, the Warriors (16-8) had five players in double figures and led by as many as 27 points in the third quarter. Stephen Curry had 18 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds, David Lee had 20 points and 11 rebounds and Harrison Barnes scored 19 points. Carl Landry scored 19 points off the bench on 8-of-10 shooting in a span of 22 minutes. Al Horford led the Hawks (14-7) with 17 points and nine rebounds. Josh Smith, who had only three points on 1-of-10 shooting in the first half, gave way to Ivan Johnson, who finished with 15 points and nine rebounds. Horford was the only Eastern Conference player averaging better than 16 points, 1...
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Festus Ezeli has a bruised right knee and will miss the Golden State Warriors' game at the Atlanta Hawks.
Ezeli banged his knee in Friday night's loss at Orlando. The Warriors initially listed Ezeli as active against the Hawks before announcing minutes before the tipoff he would not play.
Andris Biedrins made his first start of the season in place of Ezeli on Saturday night...
The Golden State Warriors (15-8) are currently ranked 5th in the Western Conference, despite being without Andrew Bogut and Brandon Rush. Second-year guard Klay Thompson took a moment to talk about their success this season and his evolving role with the team.
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(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer The widely held assumption was the Hawks would take a step back this season after first-year general manager Danny Ferry cleared salary space for the future by trading Joe Johnson and Marvin Williams.
With one quarter of the season gone, the Hawks rank as one of the NBA's biggest...
The Golden State Warriors would appear to have a good chance to pull off an unprecedented feat when they visit the struggling Orlando Magic.
They couldn't get past the Magic at home earlier this month, however.
The Warriors try to avenge their latest defeat and end their recent woes in the series as they go for a 6-0 start on their seven-game road trip Friday night.
ATLANTA -- The Golden State Warriors were running on fumes by the time they got to Atlanta for the last game of a seven-game road trip. But coach Mark Jackson wasn't going to let his team settle for going home with a 5-2 record when they had a chance to make franchise history by finishing the trip 6-1. You never know, he figures, when one game will make a difference in making...
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer When the Golden State Warriors began madly celebrating a stunning, last-second win against defending NBA champion Miami on the Heat's home court this week, Jarrett Jack quickly offered a message to his teammates.
Time to move on. Next game. Act like you've done this before.
Thanks to Jack...
It's been a much different story for the Atlanta Hawks and Golden State Warriors since they met a month ago.
Both these teams are among the NBA's biggest surprises, and the Hawks will try to earn a split of the season series with a Warriors team that's wrapping up a seven-game road trip Saturday night.
Not much was expected from either team in 2012-13, with Atlanta...
(15-7) vs. (8-13)
Time/TV: 7 p.m./FSFlorida
Line: Warriors by 4.5
Tickets: $1-$850 on Vivid Seats
Season Series: Won 102-94 in Oakland on Dec. 3; Tonight in Orlando