Friday NBA Roundup: Golden State Warriors Taking on Draymond Green’s Identity

December 11th, 2015 by Adam Fromal Leave a reply »

Are the Golden State Warriors allowed to lose basketball games?

At this point, it sure seems as if such an outcome is against the NBA's Collective Bargaining Agreement. If there were ever a game the Dubs were going to drop, it was the eventual double-overtime squeaker over the Boston Celtics.

The Warriors couldn't hit a bucket during the first quarter, knocking down only a third of their looks from the field as the Boston backcourt hounded Stephen Curry up and down the floor. Their effort against the reigning MVP at the end of the second quarter, which you can see below, was no mere fluke.

Beyond that, the team was playing its sixth consecutive road game, and the fatigue clearly showed by the second half, eventually leading to constant contact between hands and shorts during every stoppage in play. Klay Thompson and Harrison Barnes both sat out with injuries. Stephen Curry and Draymond Green both dealt with foul trouble. 

But Golden State endured, eventually surviving with a 124-119 victory that extends the best start in franchise history to a ridiculous 24 games of undefeated play.

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