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Warriors end Pelicans playoff run with sweep

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Stephen Curry hit six 3-pointers during a 39-point night, and the Golden State Warriors cruised to 109-98 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday, completing a sweep of their first-round playoff series. Klay Thompson added 25 points for the Warriors, the NBA's top overall seed, who will wait to host Game 1 of their second-round series against the winner...
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Warriors complete sweep with 109-98 win over Pelicans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Stephen Curry hit six 3-pointers during a 39-point night, and the Golden State Warriors cruised to 109-98 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday, completing a sweep of their first-round playoff series. Klay Thompson added 25 points for the Warriors, the NBA's top overall seed, who will wait to host Game 1 of their second-round series against the winner...
Via AP on Fox
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Curry leads Warriors to 109-98 win and sweep of the Pelicans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Stephen Curry had 39 points, eight rebounds and nine assists and Golden State cruised to 109-98 victory over New Orleans on Saturday night, completing a sweep of their first-round playoff series. Klay Thompson added 25 points for the Warriors, the NBA's top overall seed, who will wait to host Game 1 of their second-round series against the winner of the Portland...
Via AP on Fox
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Curry's six 3's, 39 points help Warriors complete sweep of Pelicans

  Stephen Curry hit six 3-pointers during a 39-point night, and the Golden State Warriors cruised to 109-98 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday, completing a sweep of their first-round playoff series. Klay Thompson added 25 points for the Warriors, the NBA's top overall seed, who will wait to host Game 1 of their second-round series against the winner of the Portland...
Via AP on Fox
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The Golden State Warriors: Not Losing To New Orleans, But Still Snoozing

You snooze, you lose… unless you’re the Golden State Warriors against the New Orleans Pelicans in the first round of the NBA playoffs. The team with the NBA’s best record is about to reach the second round after a remarkable Game 3 escape. However, a clear pattern of regression coexists with the Warriors’ impending advancement in the playoffs. This captures the mixed-bag...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Warriors erase 20-point deficit, beat Pelicans in OT

  The Golden State Warriors took a 3-0 series lead by rallying past the New Orleans Pelicans Thursday night in a 123-119 overtime victory. The Warriors became the third team in NBA postseason history to come back from at least 20 points down entering the fourth quarter. The others were the 2002 Celtics and the 2012 Clippers. Stephen Curry, who hit seven 3s, scored 40 points...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dubs go off in Fourth Quarter, Golden State Takes 3-0 Series Lead Over New Orleans Pelicans

Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors faces Anthony Davis #23 of the New Orleans Pelicans in Game 3 of their First Round NBA Playoff series. (Mandatory Credit: Layne Murdoch Jr./NBAE/Getty Images) It was an electric night in New Orleans on Thursday night, as the Golden State Warriors battled back in their Game 3, 123-119 win over the New Orleans Pelicans. The Warriors played...
Via The Sports Journal
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Pelicans unable to hold back Warriors' late comeback in loss

Stephen Curry scored 40 points, including a 3-pointer in the final seconds of regulation to complete a 20-point, fourth-quarter comeback, and the Golden State Warriors beat New Orleans 123-119 in overtime Thursday night to take a 3-0 lead in their first-round playoff series. Curry hit seven 3s in all, including one to start overtime that gave the Warriors the lead for good. Klay...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors erase 20-point hole, beat Pelicans 123-119 in OT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Stephen Curry scored 40 points, including a 3-pointer in the final seconds of regulation to complete a 20-point, fourth-quarter comeback, and the Golden State Warriors beat New Orleans 123-119 in overtime Thursday night to take a 3-0 lead in their first-round playoff series. Curry hit seven 3s in all, including one to start overtime that gave the Warriors the lead...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Well-rounded Warriors only concerned with winning

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports Past the obvious advantages, earning one of the two top-seeds in the NBA playoffs is an accomplishment that usually sets expectations somewhere near ridiculous and paints a target squarely on the back of the conference’s top-team. But for the Golden State Warriors, who are currently at the forefront of a significant power-shift within the Western...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson’s best highlights of his 26 points against Pelicans

The Pelicans kept it close with the Warriors in Game 2 on Monday night. But in the end, the Warriors pulled away due to a Klay Thompson shooting spree in the fourth quarter. Klay scored 14 of his 26 points in that final chapter. Here are the highlights of his play: It’s such a conundrum to go against the Warriors. If it’s not MVP candidate Stephen Curry, it’s the walking dynamite...
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Monday's best: Curry, Thompson lead Warriors to 2-0 lead

Best game: Golden State 97, New Orleans 87 Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson showed why the Warriors are the top-seeded team in the West. Curry and Thompson combined for 48 points as Golden State overcame an early deficit to take a 2-0 lead in the first-round, best-of-seven series with New Orleans. The Pelicans jumped out to a 28-17 lead after one quarter, but the Warriors used a 38...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite 48 from Splash Bros., Warriors again struggle to put away Pelicans

  Klay Thompson scored 26 points, Stephen Curry had 22 points and six assists and the Golden State Warriors regrouped from an early deficit to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 97-87 on Monday night and take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series. The top-seeded Warriors fell behind by 13 points in the first quarter after a strong start by Anthony Davis and Eric Gordon quieted an announced...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors beat Pelicans 97-87 to take 2-0 series lead

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Klay Thompson scored 26 points, Stephen Curry had 22 points and six assists and the Golden State Warriors regrouped from an early deficit to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 97-87 on Monday night and take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series. The top-seeded Warriors fell behind by 13 points in the first quarter after a strong start by Anthony Davis and Eric Gordon...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-’15 Warriors The Best Since ’95-’96 Bulls? Need Title To Prove It

It goes without saying that the Warriors 2014-2015 season is one for the record books. Not only is it the best finish in franchise history, it goes down as one of the top finishes in the 70 year history of the NBA. I won’t try to make a case for the Warriors being better than Michael Jordan’s ’95-’96 Bulls, because let’s face it, that would be a losing argument to even...
Via BaySportsNet
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Best Game 2 Regression Candidates

It’s early. One game is too small a sample size. We are not supposed to overreact after Game 1 of a series. As each first round matchup heads into its second game, however, it’s important to point out regression candidates — the players that either overachieved or underachieved in the first game. These quote-unquote X-Factors can be the difference between a favorite hanging...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Best Game 2 Regression Candidates

It’s early. One game is too small a sample size. We are not supposed to overreact after Game 1 of a series. As each first round matchup heads into its second game, however, it’s important to point out regression candidates — the players that either overachieved or underachieved in the first game. These quote-unquote X-Factors can be the difference between a favorite hanging...
Via Crossover Chronicles
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors Hang On, Take Game 1 Against Pelicans

The Warriors wasted no time making a statement in the NBA playoffs, beating the Pelicans 106-99 on Saturday afternoon at (R)Oracle Arena to take a 1-0 series lead. Golden State was dominant right out of the gate, allowing just 13 first-quarter points to New Orleans. It was the fewest points the franchise has ever allowed in the first frame of a postseason game. To compare, MVP-candidate...
Via BaySportsNet
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors: Why They Will Beat the Pelicans

(Source: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images North America) Golden State Warriors: Why They Will Beat the Pelicans By Ciaran Mills: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… They left it until the last game of the regular season, but the New Orleans Pelicans have made it to their first playoff series since 2011. Their reward for battling through the season? A first round matchup against the team with the best...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NBA Western Conference playoffs: Breakdown, predictions

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports The 2014-15 NBA regular season is officially in the books, and we all can’t wait for Saturday April 18, the start date of the 2015 NBA playoffs. While the Eastern Conference is very top-heavy, the West has a strong balance of teams across the board. Truly, seven teams could feasibly get hot and make a run for the Finals, as where the East has two...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors wrap up their best regular season with win over Nuggets

  Not hoots or hollers were heard in Golden State's locker room. No hugs or high-fives were seen, and no major celebrations were in the works. ''Reserved but happy,'' is how coach Steve Kerr described his team. After the best regular season in franchise history, the Warriors want more. In fact, nothing less than a championship might be good enough now. Klay Thompson scored 25 points...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors wrap up regular season with 133-126 win over Denver

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Klay Thompson scored 25 points before resting in the second half, and the Golden State Warriors wrapped up the best the regular season in franchise history with a 133-126 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night. Starters on both sides rested most of the game, with the Warriors tuning up for the playoffs and the Nuggets long out of contention. The...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets-Warriors Preview

It has been a while since the Golden State Warriors had anything meaningful to play for, but that will be true for only one more game. The final tuneup for possibly the most highly anticipated postseason in franchise history takes place Wednesday night against the Denver Nuggets with the Warriors going for an 18th consecutive home victory. The winningest regular season in this franchise...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson Goes Off for 37 in the First Half Against the Grizzlies

When Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson is feeling it, there’s not a player on the planet that can stop him. Heck, there’s not a player on the Warriors, Stephen Curry included, that could best him in a shooting contest. Making it look like he was playing rookie mode against the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night, Thompson went for a ridiculous 37 first-half points. More...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson Goes Berzerk, Drops 42 Points

Once again Splash Brother number two Klay Thompson went off. Dropping 26 points in the second quarter of his 37 total before halftime versus the visiting Grizzlies. “I’m at my best when I’m moving well without the ball,” Thompson said. “I can score whenever I want, I feel like, but it’s best when it’s within the rhythm of the offense and the ball has moved from side...
Via Hooped Up
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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