The Golden State Warriors (hereinafter referred to as Goals) defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder (hereinafter referred to as Oklahoma City) with the help of the Splash Brothers (Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson).
Gols beat Oklahoma City by 128-120, 8 points in the nba 2022-23 season regular league away game held at the Facom Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA on the morning of the 31st (Korean time). With this, the Goals finished 5th in the Western Conference with a record of 26 wins and 24 losses. Oklahoma City is 11th in the West with 24 wins and 26 losses.
Curry showed a perfect performance in the game with 38 points, 8 rebounds and 12 assists, including 8 3-pointers, and Thompson assisted Curry with 28 points, 7 rebounds and 3 assists, including 6 3-pointers. Here, Jordan Pool recorded 15 points and 4 assists, and contributed to the team victory by driving 8 points only in the 4th quarter.
In Oklahoma City, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander contributed 31 points, 4 rebounds, 7 assists and 3 blocks, and Josh Giddy contributed 21 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists and 3 steals.
The difference between the two teams was in the first quarter. Curry scored 13 points including 3 3-pointers in the first quarter alone, Thompson scored 10 points including 2 3-pointers, and Dante DiVincenzo broke Oklahoma City’s perimeter defense with 8 points including 2 3-pointers. As a result, the Goals finished the first quarter with a 38-20, 18-point lead.
However, Oklahoma City created a chase in the bench section in the second quarter. Gidi took turns leading the team from the beginning of the second quarter, and Gilgeous-Alexander from the middle. This trend continued in the 3rd quarter, and Jaylen Williams ended the quarter with Gilgeous-Alexander chasing 85-94, 9 points. 안전놀이터
Goles had a fresh start with the light movements of Wiggins, who returned from injury early in the fourth quarter, but a 3-point shot by Jayleen Williams narrowed the score to 2 points. In the ensuing attack, Goles produced points as Thompson and Poole ran away with cold water 3-pointers.
Here, Poole hit a pull-up 3-pointer 3 minutes before the end of the game to put a wedge in the game, and 30 seconds later, Curry shook the net in the same way. Oklahoma City then faced off with foul tactics without excluding key players until the end, but Goles had three players with a career free throw success rate of over 80% on the court.
Therefore, the Goals made 7 of 8 free throws from foul play to win over Oklahoma City by 128-120, 8 points.