The New Orleans Pelicans are fighting for their playoff lives. The Golden State Warriors just want to get back to full strength and defend their championship.
Tonight we’re playing a team that desperately needs to win, Warriors coach Steve Kerr said. You can tell the teams around the league that have to win. They’re getting after it. They’re playing for their season. Our season begins next week.
Durant also committed a costly late turnover that led to E’Twaun Moore’s pullup jumper with 23.5 seconds left. KD lost the ball for another key steal less than a minute earlier but immediately got a rebound on the other end that led to Andre Iguodala’s dunk on the other end to get Golden State to 121-119 with 1:01 left.
Quinn Cook, who has been an admirable fill-in for the injured Stephen Curry after his promotion from the G League, added 21 points with five 3-pointers in the Warriors’ final regular-season home game.
Elite Youth Shaquill Griffin Jersey At this time of the year, it’s all about finding a way to get wins, Nuggets coach Mike Malone said.
We’re playing `Get-It-Done’ basketball. We’re getting it done. Going into tonight, we’d been playing good defense. We controlled the game, won all four quarters, another big step in the right direction.
Will Barton scored 31 points and Nikola Jokic added 23 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists as the Nuggets posted their fifth Drew Doughty Jersey straight win to pull into a tie with the Minnesota Timberwolves for eighth place in the Western Conference with two games to play. Both teams are 45-35.
Authentic Mens Bobby Hebert Jersey The Nuggets finish the regular season at home against Portland on Monday night.
I think overall — offensively, defensively, controlling our turnovers, I think we’re playing overall our best basketball, Paul Millsap said. Not our best offense we’ve played all year, not necessarily our best defense, but to be a good team you have to have balance.
It all sets up for the Nuggets’ season-ending game against the Timberwolves in Minneapolis on Wednesday night. Minnesota, which holds the tiebreaker over the Nuggets, hosts Memphis on Monday night.