Game Thread: Warriors @ San Antonio Spurs 2013-11-08

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» Wed Nov 06, 2013 8:47 pm
Golden State Warriors (4 - 1) @ San Antonio Spurs (4 - 1)

Start time: 5:30 PM PST @ AT&T Center
Local TV: CSN Bay Area
Nat TV: None

Probable starters for the Golden State Warriors:
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C - Andrew Bogut
PF - David Lee
SF - Andre Iguodala
SG - Klay Thompson
PG - Stephen Curry

Probable starters for the San Antonio Spurs:
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C - Tim Duncan
PF - Boris Diaw
SF - Kawhi Leonard
SG - Danny Green
PG - Tony Parker

Team leaders:
PPG - K. Thompson (22.5) | T. Parker (19.5)
RPG - D. Lee (8.0) | T. Splitter (8.5)
APG - S. Curry (9.8) | T. Parker (7.5)
SPG - S. Curry (1.8) | M. Ginobili (1.8)
BPG - A. Bogut (2.0) | T. Duncan (1.7)
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» Fri Nov 08, 2013 2:10 am
The Spurs have lost their aura and we should no longer fear them. The Warriors have proven that they can beat them in San Antonio. If Curry's ankle is ok and he plays, I'm tipping a win. If he doesn't play, then I'd expect the Spurs to get us.
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» Fri Nov 08, 2013 11:07 am
Revenge..........
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» Fri Nov 08, 2013 11:08 am
Don't look now, but if we win today we'll be first in the West.

Houston lost to the Lakers via hack-a-Dwight =D>

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» Fri Nov 08, 2013 12:45 pm
Another possible step forward for Ws tonight.
Duncan must be limited by Bogut. Lee will eat Diaw's fat old ass alive. Both Klay and Andre will hold their own. So it boils down to Curry (if he plays) vs. Parker, add Douglas, who hopefully can frustrate the frenchman abit. Cue in soaring Barnes and we have put ourselves in a position of taking this one and establishing ourselves for western conference reign.

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» Fri Nov 08, 2013 6:18 pm
no curry tonight....will be interesting

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» Fri Nov 08, 2013 7:37 pm
defense alright, but offense went bench mode for whole half without curry magic.
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» Fri Nov 08, 2013 10:14 pm
This might sound stupid, but I think this was a good loss for us. I know everyone hates moral victories, and that's not what I'm really talking about. Douglas looked really good, the D was excellent, we pissed off the unflappable spurs, and we got a heat-check to bring us back down to earth. There is a lot this team can take away from a loss like this, particularly the fact that other guys need to step up and lead when we are with out one of our best players, especially Curry.

The reasons why I like this loss (as much as I can like a loss) are also potentially the same reasons why I hate it: excuses like good team, long road trip, close game that we could have won, without our best player, etc. It's far better than a demoralizing blowout, because the confidence gained by Douglas who we are going to need.

Guys like Klay obviously know they need to step up because he could have easily been the difference.
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» Sat Nov 09, 2013 12:03 am
It's no good having the best shooters if you don't have someone to distribute the ball to the shooters. It's a problem when Curry is our only true point guard and he's out injured. It would've been a nice opportunity for Nedovic to get some minutes to see what he could do.
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» Sat Nov 09, 2013 1:37 am
The Spurs own our souls. 30 straight times in the regular season. No matter how close we get, we can't seem to crack them. And they played bad tonight, Duncan only had 8 points, Parker missed 6 free throws, and Ginobili turned it over often. Plus Douglas played great. Spurs played bad, yet still won.

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