Warriors Game Day Links #32: Golden State Warriors 85 @ Atlanta Hawks 82 - Hold that tank! Warriors find energy to run, defend, rebound, and close out a game

Feb 29, 2012; Atlanta, GA, USA; Golden State Warriors power forward David Lee (10) goes up for a dunk against the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena. Mandatory Credit: Paul Abell-US PRESSWIRE

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Warriors: Golden State of Mind
Recap: Recap #23: Golden State Warriors 85, Atlanta Hawks 82- An UGLY bounce-back win
Game thread: Game Thread #32: Golden State Warriors @ Atlanta Hawks - Still Waiting for the Warriors to Get Back from the All-Star Break (920+ comments)

Hawks: Peachtree Hoops
Recap: Warriors Vs. Hawks Final Score: Atlanta Starts Second Half With Disappointing 85-82 Loss
Game thread: Golden State Warriors Vs. Atlanta Hawks Preview And Game Thread #35


Recaps

Associated Press: Lee, Warriors hold off Hawks' rally, 85-82 | Photo Gallery
Sports Network: Warriors hold off Hawks
Matt Steinmetz: W's defense speaheads win in Atlanta
Marcus Thompson II: David Lee Finishes the Victory Dominic McGuire Inspired; Warriors win 85-82
Rusty Simmons: Dominic McGuire's defense, rebounds lead Warriors
Adam Lauridsen: Cause and Effect (Warriors 85, Hawks 82)


Pregame News

- Matt Steinmetz explains some of his recent tweets.
Matt Steinmetz: On Lopez-Ellis, Warriors cap space, Bogut

- MT2 hears that if there's no Dwight, there's no deal.
Marcus Thompson II: In Exchange for Monta Ellis, Warriors Not Interested in Any Magic Player Not Named Dwight

- Stephen Curry does NOT trying to sit out this injury.
Marcus Thompson II: To Warriors PG Stephen Curry, Sitting Out Long Term Isn’t an Option

- Stephen Curry tried, but Mark Jackson ruled him out starting. Who will take his place in this game?
Marcus Thompson II: Warriors PG Stephen Curry (sprained right foot) Will Miss Second Straight Game

- Previews of the game.
Matt Steinmetz: Warriors-Hawks: What to watch for

Pregame Videos

- No pregame videos found.


Postgame News

- Klay Thompson is learning how to be aggressive and go to the rim.
Rusty Simmons: Warriors' Klay Thompson keeps defenses honest

Postgame Videos

Jim Barnett interviews Dominic McGuire right after the game.

Mark Jackson in the hallway.

David Lee in the locker room.

CSN highlights, recap.


Highlights by gumbywithpokey.

Recap and highlights from nba.com's game page:
Warriors vs. Hawks: First half
David Lee Dunking
Spin and In
Warriors vs. Hawks

Postgame Quotes and Stuff from warriors.com recap

Photo Gallery

Audio
1:30 min: Jim Barnett interviews Dominic McGuire right after the game
2:17 min: Tim Roye interviews Ekpe Udoh right after the game
3:52 min: Mark Jackson Postgame - 2/29
1:37 min: David Lee Postgame - 2/29
Mark Jackson
On Tonight's Game:
"It was a great job by my guys, and great effort given tonight. We closed out and won when the game was there for the taking down the stretch. I was extremely proud of the way we bounced back tonight. The last three games it has been very important how we've closed out games, and that helped lead us to how we closed out tonight."

On Dominic McGuire:
"Dominic McGuire embodies everything we've preached about from day one. I thought it was important to make a statement and start the guy who has done everything we've asked him to do. I knew exactly what I was going to get from him. Great defense, going after every rebound, and chasing down all the loose balls."

On Stephen Curry:
"A word about Stephen Curry. For him to throw all of his numbers and stats out the window and say 'Coach, if you need me I can go,' to come in to just stand in the corner, that was amazing. I've played with a lot of star players in my 17 years, and I know a lot of guys who would have said, 'Don't put me in and mess up my numbers.' That's what we're trying to build here."
Dominic McGuire
On Tonight's Game:
"I was ready when coach (Jackson) talked to me about starting. Yesterday we got off to a slow start, so it was important tonight to turn that around. Personally, I've just been trying to stay positive and just try to make an impact on the game. He's been riding me pretty hard lately but I love playing for coach (Jackson). I just try to focus on playing defense every game. If I'm out there long enough I'm going to get my rebounds."
David Lee
On Tonight's Game:
"I thought we played well tonight. I thought Dominic McGuire did a great job on Joe Johnson, and he really helped us on the boards as well. He provided us a lot of energy tonight as well. We really scrambled well on defense tonight, and he played a key role in that. We didn't shoot the ball well tonight. I haven't seen Atlanta much this year, but I'm sure they score more than 82 points per game, so they didn't shoot well either. I thought we did a great job and held their guys to low shooting percentages. That's what we have to do."

Interesting Tweets

EkpeUdoh: Great win tonight!!! Got to keep it going!!! Thanks for the support and oh have a nice evening 😜

Notes

- Stephen Curry DNP, er, DNS (did not start) on the strained tendon. I think they wanted to give Curry a full week off as recommended by the doctor. He should be back on Friday.


What's next?

- Another tough team on Friday, the 21-14 Sixers, and on national TV, too. I have no idea which Warriors will show up.

Day Date Time Opponent TV Radio
Fri Mar 02 5:00pm @Sixers CSNBayHD / ESPN KTCT 1050
Sun Mar 04 3:00pm @Raptors CSNBayHD KTCT 1050
Mon Mar 05 4:00pm @Wizards CSNBayHD KTCT 1050
Wed Mar 07 7:30pm Grizzlies CSNBayHD KNBR 680
Sat Mar 10 7:30pm Mavericks CSNBayHD KNBR 680
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