Basketball News

The Warriors turn the other cheek to Brooklyn: -30!!!

After this heavy 30-point loss to the Nets, there is good news and bad news for the Warriors. The bad first: the team is in very bad shape, having lost five of its six games during its “road-trip” in the Eastern Conference, including the last two defeats in “back-to-back” at New York with an average gap of 34 points. The good news… is that this nightmarish “road-trip” is over, and that Steve Kerr and his men are finally returning to San Francisco, to prepare for the “Christmas Game”.

Regarding the match, not much to say as it was a purge. The net pointed to 25 points scored after five minutes of play, 46 points (73% on shots) at the end of the first quarter and then 91 points (!!!) at halftime. The gap rose to +40 in the first period, before dropping slightly after the break, a long “garbage-time” for everyone.

After the slap received against the Knicks the day before, the defending champions did not know how to react, and sank. At the bottom of the abyss, the teammates of a still recovering Stephen Curry really need to return home, to find their bearings before attacking the 2023 part of the calendar.

WHAT YOU MUST REMEMBER

A historic first half for the Nets. Literally historic, since the Nets broke the franchise record for the number of points scored in a half, with 91 units in the first period. Under the impetus of a Kevin Durant incandescent (21 points at 8/9 on shots), the locals fired from all sides in attack, converting 71% of their shots, including 68% for those taken behind the arc. With this historic first half, the Nets took shelter for the rest of the game, the fate of the match being obviously already known from the break.

SEE ALSO:  A new kind of contract for rookie Colby Jones at the Kings

James Wiseman takes advantage of the rout to repeat his scales. His start to the season, and one could even say his start to his career, is not the most stable, so each performance is like a small event. In a context of “blowout” at halftime, the talented but complex pivot of the Warriors feasted, offering the first game to 30 points of his young career. A construction site in the racket (12/14 on shots, 8 free throws shot), facing a Nets racket that is never very dissuasive. In fact, it’s a trendy performance, but for James Wisemanit’s always good for confidence.

TOPS & FLOPS

Nets incumbents. We could even mention the entire Nets team, since the substitutes scored 75 points, but we must recognize that the enormous first half is above all to the credit of the holders, who pressed the accelerator from the in-between, and have never braked thereafter. It is indeed under the impulse of the five major that the Nets led 25-10 after only five minutes, then leaving the field open to the substitutes to stay the course. The best performance is that of “KD”, author of 23 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists and 4 steals in just 29 minutes. The four incumbents all scored between 10 and 15 points, and we note in particular the fine outing of Ben Simmonswho compiled 10 points, 4 rebounds and 8 assists, and that of Nic Claxton with 10 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists. The five incumbents ended the match largely in the positive +/-.

⛔️ Jordan Poole. Average the day before on the parquet floor of Madison Square Garden, the young rear was completely missed at the neighbor of Brooklyn. Obsessed with the idea of ​​doing well, he got tangled up in it and got a hole in the big widths: 13 points at 4/17 on shots, 2 assists for 7 ball losses, and the worst +/ – of the meeting (-31). Perhaps more than any other of his teammates, “JP” will greatly benefit from returning home after this painful “road trip” for the defending champions.

THE FOLLOWING

Nets (20-12): reception of the Bucks, on the night of Friday to Saturday (01:30)

Warriors (15-18): reception of the Grizzlies, for the “Christmas Game” (02:00)

brooklyn / 143 Shots Bounces
Players Minimum Shots 3 points LF O D T pd party Int bp CT +/- Points Rating
K. Durant 29 9/17 1/3 4/4 0 7 7 5 2 4 2 0 +29 23 29
R.O’Neale 27 5/7 4/6 0/0 0 0 0 2 2 0 3 2 +28 14 13
J.Harris 19 4/5 3/4 0/0 0 1 1 3 1 1 1 0 +24 11 14
N.Claxton 26 4/6 0/0 2/2 3 4 7 5 2 1 0 2 +31 10 23
B. Simmons 19 5/7 0/0 0/2 0 4 4 8 4 1 1 0 +16 10 18
Mr Morris 13 3/5 3/4 0/0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 9 10
TJ Warren 22 5/10 2/3 0/0 0 5 5 4 2 1 1 0 +15 12 16
Y.Watanabe 20 3/5 2/3 0/0 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 -3 8 8
P.Mills 13 5/5 3/3 0/0 0 0 0 3 1 1 2 0 0 13 15
E.Sumner 27 5/8 1/3 5/5 0 1 1 2 2 0 2 0 +7 16 14
S.Curry 19 4/6 1/3 3/3 0 2 2 6 3 1 0 0 -3 12 19
C.Thomas 9 2/3 1/1 0/0 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 0 +6 5 6
54/84 21/33 14/16 3 29 32 42 23 10 14 4 143 185
Golden State / 113 Shots Bounces
Players Minimum Shots 3 points LF O D T pd party Int bp CT +/- Points Rating
D.Green 23 1/2 0/1 0/0 0 4 4 6 2 0 2 0 -27 2 9
J.Kuminga 30 1/9 0/2 2/4 2 4 6 4 2 1 4 0 -23 4 1
K. Looney 17 2/5 0/0 2/2 4 3 7 1 3 0 1 0 -10 6 10
J. Poole 26 4/17 1/11 4/4 0 1 1 2 1 1 7 0 -31 13 -3
Mr Moody 31 7/11 3/5 0/0 0 1 1 3 3 1 0 0 -14 17 18
A. Lamb 29 2/5 1/4 1/2 1 3 4 4 1 1 4 0 -18 6 7
P. Baldwin Jr. 23 6/10 5/8 0/0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 -3 17 16
J.Wiseman 28 12/14 1/1 5/8 1 5 6 2 1 0 1 1 -12 30 33
T.Jerome 26 5/9 1/1 3/3 1 2 3 7 1 1 1 0 -14 14 20
R.Rollins 6 1/1 0/0 2/2 0 1 1 3 0 1 1 0 +2 4 8
41/83 12/33 19/25 9 27 36 32 14 6 21 1 113 119

Back to top button

Adblock Detected

Please disable your ad blocker to be able to see the content of the page. For an independent site with free content, it is literally a matter of life and death to have ads. Thank you for your understanding!