Posted April 04, 2013 on AP on Fox
While trying to maintain their slight edge for sixth place in the Western Conference, the Golden State Warriors look to accomplish something they haven't in 36 years. The Warriors will try to continue building momentum heading into the postseason and sweep the season series from the reeling Phoenix Suns on Friday night for the first time since the 1976-77 season. Golden State (43-32) heads into Phoenix four games in front of the eighth-place Los Angeles Lakers and 4 1/2 games ahead of Utah in the West. Any combination of three Warriors wins or losses by the Jazz would clinch the franchise's first playoff berth since 2007. The Warriors wrapped up a five-game homestand with their eighth win in 11 games, beating New Orleans 98-88 on Wednesday. Golden State owns a one-game advantage over Houston for the sixth spot in the West, but the Rockets own the tiebreaker after going 3-1 against the Warriors. A seventh-place finish would likely mean a first-round date with defending co...
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