Every March, 60 million Americans or more fill out NCAA brackets, predicting the winner of the men’s basketball championship. A good percentage are doing it to be part of the pop culture phenomenon, not because they are sports fans, and this fact leads to mind-numbing confusion about the championship and the office pool.
If you’re just now remembering to fill out your March Madness bracket then you may also just be learning that not a single Northern California team qualified for the NCAA Tournament. Assuming your alma mater is also out, then you’re scrambling to find a team to care about.
Klay Thompson scored 26 points, Stephen Curry had 19 points and nine assists and the Golden State Warriors secured a playoff spot before beating the depleted Los Angeles Lakers 108-105 on Monday night.
One sure way to see your bracket busted is to bet on the local team going too far in the tournament. Most Californians won’t have that problem.
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Stephen Curry had 25 points and 11 assists, Klay Thompson scored 20 and the Warriors returned from the All-Star break to beat the Spurs 110-99 on Friday night.
For two teams with no division titles over the past two decades, the Atlanta Hawks and Golden State Warriors facing off in February wasn’t a matchup anyone marked on the calendar a few months ago.
Now that the NFL season is over, Madden said he now has more time to watch the Warriors, including Wednesday’s night game in which they rallied from an early 22-point deficit to beat the Dallas Mavericks 128-114.
Stephen Curry scored a season-high 51 points and made a season-best 10 3-pointers, rallying the Golden State Warriors from an early 22-point deficit to down the Dallas Mavericks 128-114 on Wednesday night.
Thompson joins backcourt mate Stephen Curry on the Western Conference squad.