OAKLAND – Having dominated three NBA championships over the past four years, the soldiers spent last week strolling with injuries and performances. They corrected that despite winning over the winner of the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday at the Oracle Arena will win a loss of four games.
The fighters ahead, Kevin Durant, scored 32 points in the 13th 21st match in their second straight game with more than 50% after having spent the previous four games under it. Durant also had eight rebounds and seven assists. Warrior guards Clay Thompson added 31 points while 12-on-21 from the field and 4 out of 9 from 3rd place along with eight rebounds. This marked for the first time in five games that Thompson fired over 50% of the field.
The warriors also had a strong supportive voice. Warrior Soldier Quinn Cook plays aggressively enough for 19 points on a clip of 7 out of 16. Jonas Jerebko improves his accuracy by 3 points (seven points 2 of 4 shooting along with seven rebounds) after entering 0-on-4 of the perimeter in Wednesday against Oklahoma City. Sean Livingston (11 points) and Damien Lee (five) added some games. Kevon Looney provided his usual energy (six points, four assists, two rebounds). And Jordan Bell (five points, five rebounds, five assists) was part of the bench with Durant, who opened the second quarter with 22-4. For a game, Bell also climbed the deep-sea charter over the third year center, Damien Jones, who had no points and had half the foul (three) while playing minutes (six).
This was enough for the 13-7 to capture Portland (12-7), involving four players with double figures including Damien Lillard (23 points), Yusuf Nurkich (22), Kie McColl (19) and Al Farung Aminu (12).