Golden State Warriors Struggle in Third Quarter, Lose to Indiana Pacers 109-100

March 1st, 2011 by Patrick Hightower Leave a reply »

Post-Game Report from Patrick Hightower:

The Golden State Warriors were hoping for consistent guard play from Monta Ellis, Stephen Curry, and a significant impact from center Andris Biedrins. Unfortunately, that was not the case tonight in Indiana against the Pacers.

The game started rough from the beginning. The Warriors fell behind early by a score of 7-0. Other significant figures from the first quarter include a cold shooting night from Stephen Curry.

Curry finished the first quarter shooting one-for-five in field goals. While Monta Ellis and David Lee combined for ten first quarter points by shooting five-out-of-nine from the floor, the Indiana Pacers got off to an incredibly fast start and outscored the Warriors at the end of the first quarter by a score of 29 to 19.

In the second quarter, the Warriors turned up the defensive intensity. This intensity, along with a big offensive night from Reggie Williams, is what helped the Warriors overcome their first quarter deficit. Williams finished the first half scoring 16 points, shooting nearly 50 percent from the field.

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