Warriors Splash Party Sinks Hornets

The prohibited palm was foul for a Dubs as they splashed their approach toward a 137-90 feat over a Hornets on Sunday dusk during Oracle Arena.

With a win, a Dubs clinched initial place in a Pacific Division, imprinting their fifth true multiplication title. In addition, a win gave a Hornets’ playoff chances a harmful blow, as they tumble dual and a half games behind a eighth and final playoff symbol in a East with usually 6 games left in a unchanging season.

The Dubs shot 21-for-33 from widen and Splash Brothers Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson total for 11 of those treys, while Quinn Cook done 5 of his 6 attempts from widen in a diversion a Warriors won by 47 points, their largest domain of feat of a season.

Whereas a Dubs have been famous for creation unaccompanied game-changing runs, Sunday’s descent luminosity was flattering unchanging for a whole game. The Warriors scored 35, 36, 34 and 32 points in any quarter, respectively, while sharpened during slightest 60 percent in any of a initial 3 quarters. The Dubs finished a diversion with 41 assists, a Dubs’ third diversion with during slightest 40 helpers this deteriorate – a rest of a NBA has total for 3 40-assist games this season.

Thompson started a diversion prohibited for a Dubs, scoring a team’s initial 9 points. Curry afterwards got it going and both he and Thompson total for 21 of a team’s initial 25 points. Each Splash Brother would measure 12 points in a initial entertain that saw a Dubs fire 60 percent from a floor. Curry would go on to finish with a game-high 25 points, and his 5 3-pointers noted a eighth true diversion in that he has done during slightest 5 treys.

Curry done his 5 threes on 8 attempts, and Thompson was even some-more fit by going 6-for-9 from widen for 24 points. Thompson’s final 3-pointer of a diversion gave him 1,788 3-pointers of his career, relocating him past Rashard Lewis (1,787) for 16th place on a NBA’s all-time threes list.

If a initial entertain belonged to a Splash Brothers, a second duration belonged to Cook. He done all 5 of his shot attempts in a period, including 3-for-3 on 3-pointers. Cook would go on to make a career-high 5 3-pointers, and his 21 points noted his eighth 20-point diversion of a season.

A 13-point diversion with a small over dual and a half mins left in a initial half, a Dubs pennyless a diversion open with a 22-2 run bridging a second and third quarters. Thompson connected on 3-pointers on 3 of a Dubs’ 4 security during that stretch, and a Warriors indeed done treys on 3 of their initial 4 security of a third quarter. The Dubs would go 9-for-11 on 3-pointers in a third entertain alone, and a subjection was on.

Now 52-24 on a season, a Dubs possess a one-game advantage atop a Western Conference standings over a Denver Nuggets, who usually occur to be visiting Oracle Arena on Tuesday.

More records from Sunday’s win.

  • The Warriors clinched a Pacific Division for a fifth uninterrupted season, earning their seventh multiplication pretension given a NBA began regulating a stream local format in 1970-71… Warriors Head Coach Steve Kerr joins Pat Riley as a usually coaches to win multiplication titles in any of their initial 5 seasons as a conduct coach, per a Elias Sports Bureau… The Warriors join a Lakers as a usually teams to win a Pacific Division in 5 uninterrupted seasons, that a Lakers final achieved from 2007-08 to 2011-12.
  • Golden State softened to 52-24 (.684) altogether and 27-11 (.711) during home… The Warriors won their deteriorate array with Charlotte 2-0, unconditional a deteriorate array for a fourth time in a final 5 seasons… Golden State has won 9 of a final 10 matchups with Charlotte.
  • The Warriors’ 47-point win outlines their largest domain of feat this deteriorate and a fifth largest domain of feat in authorization history.
  • The Warriors dished out 41 assists (one bashful of their season-high mark) and softened to 3-0 this deteriorate when recording 40-plus assists… Golden State available a league-leading 34th diversion of 30-or-more assists (41 tonight) and possess a record of 30-4 in those games.
  • The Warriors shot 60 percent-or-better from a margin for a third time this deteriorate (3-0 in those games). The Warriors posted their NBA-best 20th diversion of a deteriorate sharpened 50 percent-or-better from a margin while dishing out 30-plus assists (19-1 in those contests).
    The Warriors shot a 63.6 percent from three-point range, a best three-point commission with a smallest 30 attempts in authorization history… Tonight noted usually a fifth time dating behind to a 2014-15 deteriorate Golden State has shot 60 percent-or-better from three… The Warriors done during slightest 20 three-point baskets (21-of-31 3FG) for a fifth time this season… Tonight noted Golden State’s 11th tour sharpened 50 percent-or-better from behind-the-arc (11-0 in those games) this season.
  • Golden State softened to 12-2 when scoring 130-plus points this season.
  • The Warriors are now 9-0 this deteriorate when holding their competition to fewer than 100 points after holding Charlotte to 90 points, dual points bashful of their competition season-low symbol (88 on Mar 16 during Oklahoma City)… The Warriors softened to 75-5 given 2014-15 when holding their competition underneath 40 percent.
  • Golden State tallied a season-high 59 points off-the-bench (previous: 56 on Jan 11 contra Chicago).
  • The Warriors will subsequent horde a Denver Nuggets on Tuesday night during Oracle Arena (7:30 p.m. PDT).
  • With a ability throng of 19,596 Golden State available a 329th uninterrupted sellout, a longest strain in authorization history.
  • Stephen Curry tallied a game-high 25 points (8-14 FG, 5-8 3P, 4-4 FT)… It was Curry’s eighth-consecutive diversion with during slightest 5 3-pointers, environment a new career-high streak… Curry did not play in a fourth quarter, imprinting a 10th time this deteriorate he did not see movement in a fourth quarter.
  • Klay Thompson scored 24 points (9-16 FG, 6-9 3P)… Thompson (now with 1,788 career 3-pointers) upheld Rashard Lewis (1,787) for 16th on a NBA all-time career 3-pointers done list.
  • Quinn Cook available his second 20-point tour of a deteriorate (eighth career) with 21 points on 8-of-13 from a margin (5-of-6 3FG)… Cook tallied a career-high restraining five-made threes.
  • Kevin Durant dished out a game-high restraining 9 assists and is averaging 8.0 assists per diversion over a final 4 games.
  • Draymond Green available a game-high restraining 9 assists, adding 8 points in 29 mins of play.
  • Jonas Jerebko scored in double total for a 14th time this season, finishing with 12 points.

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