Warriors: Golden State of Mind
Recap: RECAP: Utah Jazz 103 Golden State Warriors 94 -- Brickfest
Game thread: Game Thread #81: Golden State Warriors vs. Utah Jazz -- Fight for Position? (940+ comments)
Associated Press recap: Jazz spoil Warriors’ home finale with 103-94 win
Sports Network recap: Jazz still alive for No. 2 seed after downing Warriors
Marcus Thompson II recap: Warriors lose home finale to Utah Jazz
Geoff Lepper, nba.com recap: Jazz still alive for No. 2 spot, but lose Boozer in process
- Monta, Curry, Nellie pregame transcripts.
Tim Kawakami: Warriors morning media: Ellis on leadership, Curry on the long season
- Larry Riley pregame transcript.
Tim Kawakami: Warriors GM Larry Riley, season-ending presser: "I wouldn’t rule out big change"
- Rusty Simmons looks at whether Monta and Curry can coexist together and whether or not Monta should be traded.
Rusty Simmons: Can Ellis, Curry make it work?
Don Nelson before the game.
A tribute to Don Nelson 1333 wins. Includes complete footage of the pregame ceremony from the Thunder game.
- A photo slideshow of the final home game.
Jane Tyska: Photo slide show: Warriors' home finale a dud
orangino doesn't have CSN+, so there will be no highlights from him tonight.
Henry Wofford interviews Don Nelson pregame, plus CSN recap.
Postgame Quotes from warriors.com recap
On tonight's game:
"I thought we stayed in it somehow. I don’t know how we did but we were close enough that if we could have made a couple more baskets you never know. The effort was good, but the shooting was poor. I felt sorry for Monta (Ellis). He probably lost his legs after that first game from sitting out for a couple of weeks. He got through that one game but then his legs went shot. I wish I could give him some rest tomorrow but we can’t."
On the fans:
"They’re just the best. They’re the greatest. They deserve better. We gave them everything we had and I think they appreciate that. I wish we could’ve had more wins for them. Nobody wishes more than I and that team in there that we couldn’t have given them more wins or a playoff berth but that didn’t happen. That crowd has stayed with us and supported us, what can you say they’re just the best. They’re like my team in there. They just never quit. They just support us and support us. Hopefully next year we can give them something."
On tonight's game:
"We still gave ourselves a chance to win; we were in the game until the end. Nothing more I can say, it was just one of those nights. I got every shot I possibly was thinking of getting, it just wasn’t going down tonight. I don’t know what it was, but we've got another one tomorrow. We'll see if we can get a win and finish the season off strong."
On the second half of the season:
"For what we have been doing for the last two months with the shorthanded guys I think it was great. Time will tell when we get all our guys back and see how it goes from there."
(after the game)
BlackBoiPachino: Last home game I LOVE MY WARRIOR FANS LOL
(tweeted after the game. Note that Azubuike gave a speech to the fans before the game.)
KAzubuike7: Gave a thankyou speech tonight before the game for the fans. Sorry if I was talkin too long haha
KAzubuike7: I spoke for a while cuz I haven't been on the court that much this season so I wanted to stay out there as long as I could haha #getthere
KAzubuike7: Aaawww I should have said #getthere in my speech!!! I forgot!!
KAzubuike7: Really?Nice!yes yall r the best>RT @NessaNoDuhh19: yes @kazubuike7 we are the best fans in the nba! you made my mommy cry during your speech
- From the Henry Wofford pregame video, Nellie says Brandan Wright will be the starting pf next season.
- The final game to close off this season is tomorrow on the road in Portland at 7:30pm. Tomorrow is also the last day of the regular season for the entire league, too.
- If Matt Steinmetz holds one final chat this week, it wlil be tomorrow at around noon on his chat page.
It's the kind of game that I wanted tonight: A good fight, but still a loss. Who or what's your pick?
Stephen Curry (33 votes)
Monta Ellis (11 votes)
Reggie Williams (16 votes)
Anthony Tolliver (7 votes)
Ronny Turiaf (3 votes)
Chris Hunter (1 vote)
Devean George (102 votes)
Full tanks ahead! (13 votes)
Warriors tank-fu was sufficient tonight (23 votes)
We tank because we care (18 votes)
No Tank Commander, but plenty of Tank Officers tonight (9 votes)
Tank goodness for 3rd qtr collapses (38 votes)
274 total votes