Posted March 23, 2013 on AP on Fox
The Golden State Warriors will get plenty of games at Oracle Arena during the final push for their first playoff berth in six seasons. The Warriors will try to begin that home-heavy stretch by adding to their recent success against the Washington Wizards on Saturday night. Golden State (39-31) is currently sixth in the Western Conference, 4 1/2 games ahead of ninth-place Utah. The Warriors get the benefit of a five-game homestand as they try to secure a spot in the postseason for the first time since 2007 and only the second time since 1994. They'll play eight of their next nine games and nine of their final 12 contests in Oakland, where they've gone 22-10 this season. "It's a great opportunity to put together a string of wins, but we're playing against some teams that are more than capable of coming in here and winning," coach Mark Jackson said. "It'll be a great chance to separate ourselves a little more." Golden State will try to do that with its fifth straight win over Wash...
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