Klay Thompson done a pushing finger hurl with 15.6 seconds left in overtime and a short-handed Golden State Warriors stayed undefeated during home, holding off a Denver Nuggets 111-108 on Saturday night after Stephen Curry painful his left leg again.
Following a game, Denver brazen Kenneth Faried was taken off a justice on a bracket with a neck prop stabilizing his head. Faried, harmed late in a game, lifted his arm for a thumbs-up to fans who stranded around.
After being attended to by medical personnel, he left a justice approximately 10 mins after a diversion ended.
Replays showed Faried took an bend to a behind of a neck. He scored 15 points and had 12 rebounds in scarcely 29 mins for a Nuggets, who mislaid their fifth true game.
Curry came behind following a two-game deficiency given of a painful reduce left leg, though postulated a contusion on his left shin and didn’t play a whole second half. The reigning NBA MVP finished with 5 points, 4 assists and dual steals in 14-plus minutes.
Will Barton, whose dual shots late in law forced a additional period, missed an off-balance shot following Thompson’s go-ahead basket. Thompson afterwards done one of dual giveaway throws before Barton’s recklessness 3-pointer during a buzzer strike a rim.
Draymond Green knocked down his initial 4 3-point tries in a opening 3 1/2 mins on a approach to 29 points, 17 rebounds and 14 assists for his NBA-leading sixth triple-double.
The Warriors had only 7 players accessible for overtime. They blew a 26-point lead before unresolved on for their 34th true regular-season win during Oracle Arena, including a franchise-best start of 16-0 this season.
Barton dunked with 34.5 seconds left and with 0.9 on a time as a Nuggets rallied to force OT.
The Warriors kick Denver for a fourth true time altogether and during Oracle Arena.
Thompson scored 26 points on 11-for-27 sharpened for Golden State (31-2). Green’s 18 first-quarter points were a career best for a singular quarter.
Danilo Gallinari returned to a Denver lineup and scored 24 points after sitting out 6 games with a sprained left ankle.
Curry went by his unchanging pregame slight after blank a past dual games, including a team’s second better all deteriorate Wednesday during Dallas.
Warriors manager Steve Kerr told halt manager Luke Walton on Saturday morning he wasn’t utterly prepared to be behind on a bench, even after holding a final highway outing with a team. Kerr is still recuperating from complications such as headaches following dual behind surgeries.
“I know he wants to, and it’s frustrating given it’s out of his control,” Walton said. “When that day will be, we have no idea. we don’t consider he knows, so we only keep going during it ’til he gives us a curtsy that he’ll be behind out there. He looked good on a trip. It was good carrying him out there. Hopefully that means he’s removing closer.”
Warriors: NBA Finals MVP Andre Iguodala warranted his initial start given Game 6 of a Finals opposite Cleveland and initial in a unchanging deteriorate given Apr 13, 2014, during Portland. … G/F Brandon Rush missed a diversion with right hamstring tightness, and C Festus Ezeli sat out his third diversion in a quarrel with a bruise left toe. … Joked Walton: “I told ’em we can give ’em 4 good mins tonight.” … Golden State used a eighth opposite starting lineup. … F Harrison Barnes hasn’t played given Nov. 27 given of a sprained left ankle. “He’s doing some-more and more,” Walton said. “Would design to see him behind flattering soon.” … While Curry typically plays a whole initial quarter, he complacent for 3 minutes, 40 seconds.
Warriors: Host Charlotte on Monday.
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