Warriors win a weird one in L.A.

Curry goes for 13 in OT in Dubs' 127-123 win over the Lakers

Bonta Hill
November 29, 2017 - 11:29 pm

First of all, I’m ready to start a petition to not allow the Golden State Warriors to spend a off night in Los Angeles.

Second, how weird was that game? The Warriors looked drunk trying to pass the ball against the Los Angeles Lakers, leading to 22 turnovers.

But the defending champs flipped the switch and woke up in just the nick of time to defeat the Lakers, 127-123 in overtime.

Alright, so where do we start? Good news or bad news? Ah, what the hell, I’m writing for the Warriors flagship station, so baby, it’s all good starting with Stephen Curry’s spectacular finish.

For most of regulation, Curry, who struggled to dribble or shoot with his hand heavily wrapped, was playing as if the Monstars raided planet earth and snatched his superhuman powers from his soul.

However, after leaning on his left hand to dribble, Curry lit the Lakers up in overtime scoring 13 points including this 3-pointer that gave the Warriors a 115-109 lead.

Did you notice Curry running towards Hollywood after he shot it? This is one confident dude as he ended up scoring 28 points, dropped seven assists while grabbing five rebounds.


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Oh, and that Kevin Durant guy...he’s special. Does anybody still believe that the Warriors don’t need the seven-foot assassin?

Certainly looked like the Warriors were headed towards a lackluster loss, one that we all would’ve roasted them for, but this shot right here is why he’s a Golden State Warrior.

Bang! I can hear Mike Breen now. Durant finished with 29 points, seven rebounds and five assists in his first action since the Warriors loss in Oklahoma City.

Big picture here: the Hamptons 5 lineup continues to struggle as they were outscored 15-4 to end the first half. They tightened up in the second half and overtime, but there is plenty of things to clean up.

Big Baller Brand lieutenant Lonzo Ball showed flashes of brilliance, scoring 15 points and 10 rebounds, but he wasn’t more impressive than his teammate Brandon Ingram.

The skinny second-year player out of Duke can ball. He scored a career-high 32 points and went at the Warriors defense. Ingram wasn’t afraid to go at Durant, either. He’s going to be a problem for many years to come.

Let’s end this here with the heart and soul of the Warriors, Draymond Green.

Looked like he was having a rough game, but then you look up and notice that he dropped 15 points, 11 rebounds, nine assists and four steals. Wasn't pretty, but he somehow always delivers a beautiful stat line.

His help defense on Ingram on the last play of regulation was vital, but his tapout rebound in overtime helped seal the deal. Here’s Green on those two plays with a dig at former assistant coach, Luke Walton:

So that is that. Warriors win, Lakers lose. Close games are fun. That’s all I’ve got. Have a good night!

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