Warriors Game Day Links #4: Golden State Warriors 79 vs Philadelphia 76ers 107 - Athletic Sixers expose Monta-less Warriors' lack of offense

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Recap: Recap #4: Golden State Warriors 79 vs. Philadelphia 76ers 107 - Ugh... Ugh... Ugly
Game thread: GameThread #4: Philadelphia 76ers @ Golden State Warriors - Happy(?) New Year!! + Taking a Peek at the Early Returns (830+ comments)
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Game thread: Game 4: Sixers @ Warriors Game Thread - 12/31/2011
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Recaps

Associated Press: 76ers overcome slow start, roll past Warriors | Photo Gallery
Sports Network: Williams helps Sixers rip Warriors
Matt Steinmetz: Second-quarter flop sinks Warriors against 76ers
Rusty Simmons: Warriors fade in second half of loss to 76ers
Marcus Thompson II: Golden State Warriors are routed by Philadelphia 76ers 107-79


Pregame News

- Previews of the 76ers game tonight.
Rusty Simmons: Injury, misfortune will test Warriors' guard depth
Matt Steinmetz: 76ers-Warriors: What to watch for

- Stephen Curry spent a day in the Nike labs in Oregon figuring out how the shoes can better support him.
Marcus Thompson II: Stephen Curry Getting His Own Nike Shoe?
Matt Steinmetz: Addressing ankle, Curry will change shoes
Matt Steinmetz: Rescue Nikes set for Curry to test ankle

- Rusty takes some guesses as to what "direction" the Warriors want to go in. Also, a tidbit on zone defense.
Rusty Simmons: Warriors back off signing center Kyrylo Fesenko

- Monta looks to rejoin the team on Sunday.
Marcus Thompson II: Warriors' Monta Ellis to miss New Year's Eve game against 76ers

Pregame Videos


Marcus Thompson II's guess as to why the Warriors didn't sign Fesenko.

Stephen Curry shooting 3s during pregame.


Postgame News

- No postgame news found.

Postgame Videos

Warriors New Year's resolutions.

Mark Jackson at the podium.

Dorell Wright in the locker room.

Klay Thompson in the locker room.

CSN highlights, recap.


Highlights by gumbywithpokey.

Recap and highlights from nba.com's game page:
Curry Deep Three
What a Fake
Sixers vs. Warriors

Postgame Quotes and Stuff from warriors.com recap

Photo Gallery

Audio
1:20 min: Tim Roye's Game Recap - 12/31
5:56 min: Mark Jackson Postgame - 12/31
5:02 min: Stephen Curry Postgame - 12/31
5:50 min: Dorell Wright Postgame - 12/31
Mark Jackson
On Tonight's Game:
"For some reason...we didn't play Warriors basketball. We started off well and then they separated themselves. They were the more physical team, they took us out of our stuff and they made shots. Just a disappointing outing across the board. But this is a process and we move forward."

On the 76ers energy level:
"They looked like the team that had two nights off. As a former player in this league, that happens. That does not mean you accept it. They played extremely well and they are a well coached team. They have pride, they understand that they are coming off of a loss and they came here with the mindset of beating us and they did."

On the Warriors' transition defense:
"We really felt if we forced them to play half court basketball we were comfortable with our half court defense. This is a team (76ers) that pushes the ball down your throat; this is a team that leaks out offensively and you have to make sure you have five guys back...we did not. We gave up too many points in transition and they got it going."
Stephen Curry
On His Ankle:
"It's getting better. I went through the whole game without an incident. It's a step in the right direction, but it didn't have anything to do with the outcome of the game."

On tonight's game:
"We started off strong, we were up 20 to 7. We had them where we wanted. We knew they had been on a long journey until tonight and we had an opportunity to come out and put our foot onto the gas pedal at that point and we didn't. We let them back into the game and they made a lot of shots which turned into a lot of easy possessions. We can't let that happen at home when we had a chance to go 3-1 to start off the season.It's a disappointment."
Klay Thompson
On Tonight's Game:
"You will have nights like that. You just need to keep playing hard on the defensive end and always keep yourself in the game. We will try to improve on that tomorrow at practice and we face a tough Phoenix team on Monday to get back at it."

Interesting Tweets

(after the game)
DWRIGHTWAY1: Leaving tht horrible game in 11!!! Happy New Year tweet fam!! Be Safe out there!!! As you were!! (@BRAND0NJENNINGS voice)
jeremytyler3: I LOVE THIS GAME UNCONDITIONALLY; MORE ANYONE IN THE WORLD AND I NO IT...stay driven and stay hungry...#GOWARROIRS

Notes

- At this time, Monta is expected to rejoin the team on Sunday in Phoenix. The @Suns game is Monday at 12:30pm.


What's next?

- An early NOON game (actually, 12:30pm) on Monday at Phoenix. The team gets its first road test of the season this week.

Day Date Time Opponent TV Radio
Mon Jan 02 12:30pm @Suns CSNBayHD KNBR 680
Wed Jan 04 5:30pm @Spurs CSNBayHD KTCT 1050
Fri Jan 06 7:30pm @Lakers CSNBayHD KNBR 680
Sat Jan 07 7:30pm Jazz CSNBayHD KNBR 680
Tue Jan 10 7:30pm Heat CSNBayHD KNBR 680

Therapy

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