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Golden State Warriors
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 the playoffs. Tired legs and all, the Warriors rode a 62-point first half to a 115-93 drubbing of the Hawks Saturday night at Philips Arena. 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. "I told them before the game," Jackson said, "I'm tired so I know they're tired. Physically beat up, ready to get home. That's no excuse; 6-1 sounds better than 5-2. The good teams make sure that they finish the course. "Our bench was off the charts, and defensively we really paid at...
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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...
(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...
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...
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