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Golden State starting centre Andrew Bogut backed up after yesterday loss with an important role in the Warriors victory over Houston. The Aussie fell just short of a double double, with 11 rebounds and nine points, and added one assist and one block.
Joe Ingles was sensational in 17 minutes for Utah. Against Portland Ingles contributed three rebounds and nine points.
Aron Baynes played off the bench in Detroit win, scoring two points and five rebounds. But some of Baynes best plays were not reflected in stats.
Pistons Aron Baynes is playing some nice defense on TWolves Towns. He's just bodying him up and not fouling. 31, 2015, in Auburn Hills, Mich. The Pistons defeated the Timberwolves 115 90. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)Source:AP
GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS Wholesale Coach bags 114 HOUSTON ROCKETS 110
Klay Thompson scored 38 points, Draymond Green had a triple double and the Golden State Warriors overcame star Stephen Curry absence to beat the Houston Rockets 114 110 on Thursday night.
Golden State was blown out by Dallas on Wednesday night for just its second loss of the season when Curry missed his first game since March because of a sore left lower leg. But the Warriors were able to outlast the Rockets thanks to the big night Coach outlet online by Thompson, who made six 3s.
Green had a Wholesale nfl jerseys career high 16 assists and added 10 points and 11 rebounds.
Houston cut it to 3 with a jump shot by James Harden with about 5 minutes left before Golden State scored the next six points, highlighted by an alley oop dunk from Andre Iguodala to Bogut, to make it 111 102.
Harden had 30 points for the Rockets. They have dropped seven straight regular season games to the Warriors. Interim coach Luke Walton said Curry was feeling better Thursday, but that he was not ready to play. Before he sat out Wednesday, last season MVP hadn missed a game since March 13.
The Warriors led by eight entering the fourth quarter Nfl jerseys wholesale and had scored four straight points to extend their lead to 99 87 with about nine minutes remaining. Houston used a 13 5 run after that to cut the lead to 104 100 with about 6 minutes left. Dwight Howard scored four points in that stretch and Harden capped it with a 3 pointer.
Houston led by 3 points about 3 minutes later when Golden State scored 10 straight points to take a 88 80 lead with less than a minute left in the quarter. Thompson scored five points in that span and Iguodala added a 3 pointer before James Michael McAdoo capped it with a dunk following a turnover by Ty Lawson.
Drummond came out with just over three minutes to play, narrowly missing his sixth 20 20 game of the season. Kentavious Caldwell Pope scored 22 points for the Pistons, who had lost three in a row.
Karl Anthony Towns led the Timberwolves with 22 points and nine rebounds, while Andrew Wiggins had 21 points. Minnesota was coming off a 94 80 victory over Utah on Wednesday night.
OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER 110 PHOENIX SUNS 106
Russell Westbrook had 36 points and 12 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat Phoenix 110 106 on Thursday night for the Suns seventh straight loss.