The Warriors finished their road trip 3-1 with wins in Houston, Oklahoma City and Minnesota. Steph Curry scored 36 points in the Tuesday win against the Timberwolves. Jonas Jerebko chipped in with 18 points in 18 minutes off the bench.
The Warriors beat the Rockets for the first time this season and they did it on the road without Kevin Durant. Ray and Joe talk about better defense, rebounding and a solid performance by DeMarcus Cousins.
The Warriors 33-point loss to the Celtics on Tuesday night was a bad look on several fronts. Ray and Joe talk about what went wrong and the post-game comments from Steve Kerr, Kevin Durant and DeMarcus Cousins.
The Warriors finished up their road trip with a win against NBA Finals contender Philadelphia. We discuss Andre Iguodala’s comment about Steph Curry being the second best point guard in NBA history and look at the possibility of center Andrew Bogut returning to Golden State.
The Warriors came out of the All Star break and faced a formidable Kings team gunning for a playoff berth. Steph Curry hit 10 three-point shots and scored 38 points to lead Golden State to the victory, its 17th in the last 19 games. Ray and Joe discuss the win and Draymond Green’s technical foul, which almost proved to be costly.
The Warriors head to the All Star break with 16 wins in their last 18 games, but they didn’t finish well in Portland on Wednesday night. Steve Kerr was ejected and Golden State ran out of gas, getting outscored 35-12 in the 4th quarter. Ray and Joe discuss the loss which didn’t included DeMarcus Cousins, who had the night off. He seems to want more minutes (photo of him on the right was from the game in Phoenix when he asked to stay in the game) and he will play an important role down the stretch of the season.
On the court, the Warriors ran all over the Spurs with a 50-8 advantage in fast break points during a 141-102 win. But, after the game Kevin Durant scolded the media for asking too many questions about his impending free agency. We discuss Durant’s rant and hear from Draymond Green in an interview that he did last week with Ros Gold-Onwude on NBA TV.
DeMarcus “Boogie” Cousins has started his Warriors career in stellar fashion on the road. Now his Golden State act comes to Oracle Arena for the first time. The Dubs face the 76ers with an 11-game winning streak on the line and their starters peaking. We chat about why the Warriors are clicking and have a conversation about Anthony Davis demanding to be traded by the Pelicans.
The Warriors rolling with 9 wins in a row, meshing with new center DeMarcus “Boogie” Cousins and they’re ready to take on the challenge of facing a solid Celtics team in Boston on Saturday night. Ray and Joe discuss the recent hot streak and preview the Celtics game.