Yes, Saturday's play of the night was probably Steph Curry taking the charge on Chris Paul in the closing moments to secure the win, but that play's already been broken down nicely over at True Hoop, so let's take a look at a really timely contribution late in the game by rookie Harrison Barnes.
With Andrew Bogut taking the night off, Stephen Curry's shot off, and Brandon Rush learning that he'd be out for the season earlier in the day, the Golden State Warriors' reserves stepped up to lead the Los Angeles Clippers to victory.
Despite an absurd number of free throw attempts for the Los Angeles Clippers, the Golden State Warriors held on to get an unlikely win at Staples Center without the services of center Andrew Bogut and injured guard Brandon Rush.
We've discussed what Tyler can do ad nauseam around here, but this might be a chance to finally see MOAR BAZEMORE as we've all wanted. Although Bazemore is still adjusting to the NBA as a rookie, defense is a definite need with Rush going down and the hope is that Bazemore might be able to provide that in spots throughout the season.
In a Q&A before the L.A. Clippers' win against the L.A. Lakers, Steve Perrin of Clips Nation and I discussed stopping Lob City, the decision to match the Warriors' offer sheet for DeAndre Jordan, and three former Warriors on L.A.'s bench.