Stephen Curry had 28 points and 12 assists, David Lee added 21 points and 17 rebounds and the Golden State Warriors beat the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans 104-93 on Tuesday night in Andre Iguodala’s long-awaited return.
Pau Gasol had 24 points and 10 rebounds, Nick Young scored 14 of his 21 points in the second half, and the Los Angeles Lakers took advantage of Stephen Curry’s absence for a 102-95 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Friday night.
Andre Iguodala made a baseline jumper as time expired to lift the Golden State Warriors to a thrilling 116-115 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night.
Tony Parker scored 18 points, including the last seven for San Antonio, and the Spurs held on for a 76-74 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Friday night.
Klay Thompson scored 19 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter and Harrison Barnes scored 14 points in his season debut to help the Golden State Warriors to a 106-93 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.
Andre Iguodala made a career-high seven 3-pointers and scored 32 points, Stephen Curry had 18 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds, and the Golden State Warriors handed the Philadelphia 76ers their first loss of the season, 110-90 on Monday night.
Klay Thompson had 17 points and four rebounds playing his second straight preseason game as a reserve and Golden State beat the Sacramento Kings 94-81 on Monday night.
Stephen Curry indicated earlier this month that the Golden State Warriors are aiming for 50 wins this season. Apparently, that’s not enough for Andre Iguodala. He said Wednesday that Golden State is aiming for “more than” 50 wins.
With everything the Warriors did this off-season, they not only got more versatile, but they also set themselves up for the future without destroying their salary cap situation.
Golden State believes Andre Iguodala’s arrival puts the franchise on new footing, going from a stopping point for middling free agents to a desirable destination among the NBA’s most prized players.