Despite Injuires and Illness, Warriors Triumph Over Dallas

November 24th, 2009 by Steven Resnick Leave a reply »
Coming off their best win of the year on Friday over the Portland Trailblazers, the Golden State Warriors proved tonight that victory was no fluke.

The Warriors have nine players either injured or sick, as well as their head coach Don Nelson, who missed tonight's game due to pneumonia.

As per league rules, the Warriors had to dress eight players.Those players were Monta Ellis, Stephen Curry, Anthony Morrow, Anthony Randolph, Mikki Moore, Vladimir Radmanovic, Chris Hunter, and Corey Maggette.

Maggette did not play due to a tender hamstring, and Hunter didn't play either.

That left the Warriors with six viable players.

The Warriors weren't just able to keep it close, and in the end they came out on top, beating the Mavericks 111-103 in Dallas!

Ellis lead the way in the first quarter, scoring 12 of the Warriors' 25 points, and keeping the Warriors close to the Mavericks, who had a 27-25 lead at the end of one.

Going into half time the Mavericks led 54-50.

The Warriors gained confidence when at half time they were only down by four, despite turning the ball over nine times in the first quart ...

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