Warriors Building Another Winning Streak and Other Friday NBA Takeaways

January 10th, 2015 by Josh Martin Leave a reply »

Simple math will tell you that six isn't the same as 16, but for the Golden State Warriors, it could be in time.

The Warriors continued their winning ways on Friday, taking down the new-look (and LeBron James-less) Cleveland Cavaliers 112-94 for their sixth consecutive victory (by an average of 17.8 points) since a bad back-to-back stint in L.A. The result also extended Golden State's streak of home success to 14 games, just one shy of the franchise record set a quarter century ago.

For what might as well be the umpteenth time in recent history, Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson took care of their share of the scoring load with a combined 47 points. Thompson poured in 20 of his 24 points in the first half before missing a stretch of the second while getting his forehead stitched up in the locker room.

As usual, the Splash Brothers had plenty of help from the rest of Golden State's stacked roster. Four other Warriors scored in double figures, including Justin Holiday, who accounted for 14 points off the pine.

The Cavs—with J.R. Smith starting, Timofey Mozgov serving among the reserves ...

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