Key Takeaways from Golden State Warriors’ Win over Indiana

December 9th, 2015 by Joseph Anderson Leave a reply »

On Tuesday night, the Golden State Warriors traveled to Indiana to take on one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference, the Pacers. Yet after one quarter, it seemed like these two teams didn't even belong on the same court, as the Warriors took a 44-28 lead after just 12 minutes.

For the season, the Warriors average a league-high 30.9 points in the opening quarter, according to Team Rankings, but they went above and beyond against the Pacers on Tuesday. After Indiana had taken a 21-15 lead over Steph Curry's crew, Golden State responded with a 22-0 run that took the life out of Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Golden State was able to cruise for a majority of the night, ultimately earning its 23rd consecutive victory to open the season by a score of 131-123.

It was actually Curry's backcourt mate, Klay Thompson, who led the offense Tuesday, shooting 13-of-21 from the field for 39 points. On what can be considered an "off night" for Steph Curry, who was just 3-of-11 from three-point range, the league's leading scorer still found a way to score 29 points and record 10 assists.

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