OAKLAND, Calif. — Draymond inexperienced hit associate degree off-balance 3-pointer because the shot clock terminated with forty.2 seconds remaining in overtime, and therefore the Golden State Warriors at liberty with a 109-105 win against the Atlanta Hawks on Tues night whereas Sir Leslie Stephen Curry watched in article of clothing with associate degree lacerate articulatio talocruralis.
Andrew Bogut saved the ball from going out of bounds, and so inexperienced got the shot off simply in time together with his legs cacophonic within the air whereas avoiding Kent Bazemore’s diving steal try.
Klay Thompson created a go-ahead 3-pointer with 2:54 remaining and another huge basket at the eleven.4-second mark on the thanks to twenty six points. the soldiers won their second straight overtime game to earn a franchise-best forty third straight regular-season home triumph and twenty fifth in a very row this season.
Golden State (54-5) will tie the Bulls’ 44-game undefeated mark reception from March thirty, 1995, to April 4, 1996, once the soldiers host capital of Oklahoma on Th. they’re additionally chasing the `95-96 Chicago team’s record 72-win season.
The Warriors won their sixth straight overall, improved to 5-0 in OT and haven’t lost at Oracle Arena since a 113-111 defeat to the Bulls on Gregorian calendar month. 27, 2015.
Atlanta’s Paul Millsap uncomprehensible a large open 3-pointer with twenty four seconds left in regulation, and so Thompson and Bogut every uncomprehensible potential winning shots within the closing seconds.
Millsap scored nineteen points for Atlanta, that rallied from a 14-point deficit to force overtime before dropping to 0-4 in OT.
Reigning NBA most valuable player Curry Sat out with a young left articulatio talocruralis he disjointed at Oklahoma City on Sabbatum night before striking the long, winning 3-pointer in overtime. Curry, with 3 straight 40-point games, was named Western Conference Player of the Week on Monday once averaging forty three.8 points over four games.
No Curry equaled some no-shows as several prime seats were vacant.
Shaun Robert R. Livingston started in Curry’s place and had six points, seven rebounds and 3 assists in his 600th career game. Leandro Barbosa came off the bench to attain 9 of his eleven points in his initial five minutes on the ground, whereas Bogut tense with nineteen points.
The Warriors launched March by the enjoying the primary of seventeen games over the ultimate twenty four at Oracle Arena once simply 2 reception in February.
Green side fifteen points, thirteen rebounds, eight assists and 4 steals in Golden State’s initial game since February. nine once the soldiers completed a formidable 6-1 trip within which they won the last 5 following a 137-105 loss at Portland on February. nineteen — and sealed their contest berth, too, within the go after another championship.
“It was a great trip especially to rebound after that blowout in Portland,” coach Steve Kerr said. “Now we’re really in the home stretch with 17 of our last 24 at home. The trip set us up to go for that 1 seed in the West, which is our goal.”
Atlanta had won two in a row leading into its four-game road swing out West.
Golden State played back-to-back overtime games for the first time since Dec. 13-14, 2005, a win at Seattle and a loss against Houston.
Hawks: Atlanta signed veteran forward Kris Humphries, adding experienced depth to the Hawks’ front line. Humphries was waived by Phoenix on Sunday after averaging 7.3 points in four games. He was 0 for 9 from the field in his last game against the Nets on Thursday. … The Hawks lost their third straight overall to Golden State and fourth in a row in Oakland.
Warriors: Mo Speights hit a pair of 3s in the fourth and had a highlight-reel worthy block of Al Horford in the first. … Curry missed his third game after sitting out Dec. 30-31 with a bruised lower left leg. … Swingman Andre Iguodala did not dress, sidelined while dealing with tightness in his left hamstring. … Golden State last won four straight at home vs. Atlanta from Feb. 23, 2003, to Nov. 2, 2005. … The Warriors became the fastest team to 50 wins in NBA history when they won 102-92 at Atlanta on Feb. 22. … The Warriors’ three first-half turnovers matched their fewest in the opening half this season.