SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Klay Thompson scored 42 factors with a season-high 12 3-pointers, Jordan Poole added 21 factors and 12 assists beginning in Stephen Curry’s place, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder 141-114 on Monday night time.
Thompson sat down for the night time to a roaring ovation with 4:41 left to complete 15 for 22 from the ground and 12 of 16 on 3s. Thompson now has eight video games with 10 or extra 3-pointers, second in NBA historical past behind Curry’s 22.
Andrew Wiggins scored 18 factors in Golden State’s first recreation since reigning NBA Finals MVP Curry injured his left leg throughout Saturday’s win towards Dallas — and the Warriors went 26 of fifty from deep with out the league’s profession 3-point chief.
In addition they didn’t let down late as has been a priority and frustration just lately for coach Steve Kerr.
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Thompson had 27 factors at halftime, going 10 of 14 from the ground and seven for 9 on 3-pointers because the Warriors led 60-53. Poole dished out 5 assists within the opening quarter, then helped Golden State begin the third on a 19-7 burst to tug away.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 20 factors, Aaron Wiggins added 19 and Tre Mann had 18 off the bench for the Thunder. Josh Giddey contributed 15 factors, eight assists and 7 rebounds as Oklahoma Metropolis struggled within the opener of a street back-to-back coming off a franchise-record 153 factors in Saturday’s residence win over Houston.
Thunder: G Lu Dort sat out once more after he missed Saturday’s recreation with a strained proper hamstring. … The Thunder had been outrebounded 45-36. … Oklahoma Metropolis dropped to 9-17 on the street, 3-10 vs. the West.
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Warriors: Poole had his first double-double of the season and third of his profession. … Golden State is 7-5 with out Curry, who was beforehand sidelined Dec. 16-Jan. 7 with a shoulder harm. “We’ve already been by a stretch with out Steph and dealt with it fairly properly, so we’re assured we are able to do this once more,” Kerr stated.
Warriors rookie guard Ryan Rollins is about to have surgical procedure Wednesday for a damaged pinkie toe in his proper foot and he’ll doubtless miss the remainder of the season.
Golden State acquired the draft rights to Rollins from the Hawks, who chosen him forty fourth total within the second spherical.
He performed in 12 video games for the Warriors and 19 for the G League Santa Cruz group, the place he averaged 19.5 factors, 3.7 rebounds and three.7 assists in 25.6 minutes.
The Warriors and Marvel actor Simu Liu unveiled the “Simu Liu Sensory Room” for friends who may want a quiet area when feeling overwhelmed or overstimulated.
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“It’s unimaginable,” Liu stated. “Fairly neat. It’s easy. It’s excellent.”
Thunder: Go to the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night time with LeBron James 36 factors from breaking the NBA profession scoring file.
Warriors: At Portland on Wednesday night time then host the Lakers on Saturday night time.
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