Golden State Warriors
Golden State Warriors rookie forward Harrison Barnes left a playoff game against San Antonio on Thursday night because of headaches after a hard fall to the court.
The San Antonio Spurs held off a furious final rally to beat the Golden State Warriors 94-82 in Game 6 on Thursday night and advance to the Western Conference finals.
The Warriors face the San Antonio Spurs in Oakland Thursday night, down 3-2 in the best of seven series.
If the Spurs want to close out the Warriors in Game 6 on Thursday night at rowdy Oracle Arena, they’ll have to do what neither team has in this series: win consecutive games. Golden State also is 4-0 after a loss in the playoffs.
While Golden State Warriors sharpshooter Stephen Curry might be struggling against the defensive efforts of Danny Green and the San Antonio Spurs, he still had a historic season shooting the ball. Not only did he shoot an absurd 45.3 percent from 3-point range, but he led the league in attempts at 600 and set the record for 3-pointers made in a regular season at 272.
The Golden State Warriors small forward Harrison Barnes was named to was named to the NBA All-Rookie first team.
Stephen Curry and Derrick Rose: To play or not to Play. That is the question.
Harrison Barnes scored 25 points, Jarrett Jack added 20 and Carl Landry 16 for Golden State. No other Warriors player had more than nine points.
Bay Area sports fans have a lot to choose from Tuesday evening, with both the Giants and A’s in action and the Sharks and Warriors in playoff games. John Madden’s choice? The Golden State Warriors.
Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson placed a prominent poem by an unknown author in every player’s locker before Game 4 against the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday that had a simple title: Don’t Quit.