Warriors Game Day Links: Golden State Warriors 85 vs Utah Jazz 78 - Not a typo: Warriors out-rebound and out-grind the Jazz

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Recap: RECAP: Warriors 85, Jazz 78 - From Wrong to Right
Game thread: GameThread #5: Golden State Warriors vs Utah Jazz- A good test (1290+ comments)

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StoryStream: Stephen Curry Returns To Score 20 Points in 85-78 Win Over The Utah Jazz

Jazz: SLC Dunk
Recap: To be added: Title
Game thread: Game Thread - Utah Jazz @ Golden State Warriors


Recaps

Associated Press recap: Stephen Curry comes on late to lift Warriors over Jazz | Photo Gallery
Sports Network recap: Warriors continue hot start with win over Utah
Marcus Thompson II recap: Golden State Warriors use defense, rebounding to stifle Utah Jazz
Rusty Simmons recap: Biedrins rebounds to lead Warriors over Jazz
Feltbot recap: Changing of the Guard: Jazz 78 Warriors 85
Mike Massa recap: Biedrins, Curry help Warriors beat Jazz with rebounding and defense


Pregame News

- No pregame news found.

Pregame Videos

- No pregame videos found.


Postgame News

- Gadz has quietly made his presence felt off the bench.
Marcus Thompson II: Dan Gadzuric lends a hand off the bench

- You wouldn't think the Warriors would win shooting poorly and scoring so low, but they did.
Matt Steinmetz: Is Something Screwy in Warriorville?

- Jerry Sloan's son, Brian Sloan, was locker mages with Keith Smart at Indiana University.
Rusty Simmons: Hoosier link between Jerry Sloan, Keith Smart

- This article includes David Lee's post game transcript.
Tim Kawakami: Warriors 85, Utah 78: The Keith Smart principle–defense travels well

- MT2 brings details about what Smart and Lee were yelling at each other about in the 2nd qtr.
Marcus Thompson II: The Smart Handshake Agreement

Postgame Videos

Jaymee Sire interviews Stephen Curry.

Monta Ellis outside the locker room.

David Lee in the locker room.

Andris Biedrins in the locker room.

CSN highlights, recap.

Highlights by gumbyorpokey.

Air balls always go to the offensive player.

Recap and highlights from nba.com's game page:
Easy Slam
Beatin' the Buzzer
Jazz vs. Warriors video recap

Postgame Quotes and Stuff from warriors.com recap

Photo Gallery

Keith Smart
On Winning A Low-Scoring Game:
"Like I saw all the time, at the end of the year the bottom line is going to be did you win or did you lose? It was good that we won a close game. It got tight, and we made some plays. But I was proud because we couldn’t make a shot, could not make shot. Yet we were up by one point at halftime. Our defense was really engaged to take away paint scores from this basketball team (Utah Jazz). I just thought the way we rebounded, and you have to rebound against this team to have a chance because if you don’t they will eat you alive on the glass. I thought the way our two big guys have done it thus far this year, they rebound the basketball."

On The Team's Defense:
"We have a saying D.T.W. Defense travels well … We weren’t down by 10, 15 points. Our defense kept us close. At some point somebody is going to make a shot, we’ll get to the foul line and that’s what we did Opening Night. And we knew that was going to be a high scoring game without Yao Ming, and yet to come back in this game and know we would have to defend the paint and if we did that we knew we would have a chance to win the game and we did that."

9:11 min: Keith Smart at the podium
Monta Ellis
On The Upcoming Road Trip:
"This is going to be our biggest test right here when we go on the road. We have five games in seven days so it’s a big test for us. It’s the first time we’re going on a road trip and there are some winnable games. We just have to play like we did tonight. Also continue to play hard as a team with scrappy defense and come out with a successful road trip."

On Coach Smart Emphasizing Defense:
"We have been focused on defense for the past few years. It’s just that we have more guys that feed into it and guys that are willing to play defense. Coach continues to tell us to play defense, even though our offense wasn’t going well tonight we stuck around with our defense. At the end of the game we made shots and made plays and won the game."
Andris Biedrins
On Winning With Defense:
"I think it says a lot. That’s what we’ve been practicing since training camp. It’s finally starting to pay off. Like coach said at half time we were only shooting 32 percent but we were up one point and it was due to our defense. Defense would get us the lead. I thought everybody enjoyed that. We could win with our (defense) because it was not our night for our shots to go down."

On Playing Alongside David Lee:
"It’s been real easy since training camp to play with each other. We understand our roles on offense and defense. We will always help each other. It really feels like we have been playing with each other for a long time. He makes my job easier."

1:27 min: Andris Biedrins in the locker room

Interesting Tweets

(after the game)
DWRIGHTWAY1: Yooo Bay Area #gsw fan!! Nice Win 2nite. We def made it Ugly out there!! We got key stops!! 4-1 ill take it. Big road trip ahead!! Lego

Notes

- Monta said that the coaching staff has been focused on defense for the past few seasons. The difference is now we have guys who are willing to play defense.
- From the podium interview, Smart said he had an agreement with the players that whenever he yells at somebody, it's not personal.


What's next?

- Road trip! Our first road trip of the season is a tough one. Five games in seven days, with 2 back-to-back pairs of games, will be a really good road test. Next game's on Sunday afternoon.
- Don't forget to turn your clocks back Sat night/Sun morning.

Day Date Time Opponent TV Radio
Sun Nov 07 3:00pm @Pistons CSNBayHD KNBR 680
Mon Nov 08 4:00pm @Raptors CSNBayHD KNBR 1050
Wed Nov 10 4:30pm @Knicks CSNBayHD KNBR 1050
Thu Nov 11 5:00pm @Bulls CSNBayHD KNBR 1050
Sat Nov 13 5:30pm @Bucks CSNBayHD KNBR 680
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