Game Links #41: Golden State Warriors 121 @ Oklahoma City Thunder 127 - Warriors give national audience another night of laughs

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Recap: Kevin Durant.
Game thread: Warriors at Thunder Game Thread 1-17-2014 (1930+ comments)
Preview: Preview: GS Warriors at OKC Thunder 1-17-2014

Thunder: Welcome to Loud City
Recap: Recap: Kevin Durant scores career-high 54 as the Oklahoma City Thunder overwhelm the Golden State Warriors, 127-121
Game thread: 2013-2014 Game 40 Preview: Thunder Get Last Shot at Warriors


Recaps

Associated Press: Durant scores 54, Thunder beat Warriors | Photo Gallery
Sports Network: Durant pours in career-high 54 as Thunder beat Warriors
Rusty Simmons: Durant hangs 54 on Warriors as Thunder wins 127-121 | (Mobile)
Rusty Simmons: Game 41: Oklahoma City 127, Warriors 121
Jimmy Durkin: Durant scores 54, leads Thunder past Warriors | (Mobile)
Monte Poole: Instant Replay: Durant's 54 too much for Warriors
Monte Poole: Failure of spectacular proportions for Warriors defense


Pregame News

- Tonight is game #41, so Rusty gives out a midseason summary and then dishes out the midseason grades.
Rusty Simmons: Warriors winning but aren't satisfied at midway point | (Mobile)
Rusty Simmons: Warriors' midseason grades | (Mobile)

- Halfway through the season, the Warriors continue to shape and define their identity.
Monte Poole: Warriors have health on their side 40 games into season

- I guess Kuzmic won't get any playing time on this short road trip anyway, so might as well put him some place useful.
warriors.com: Warriors assign center Ognjen Kuzmic to D-League
CSN Bay Area Staff: Warriors assign center Ognjen Kuzmic to D-League

- Each guy's trying to sell the other guy.
Rusty Simmons: Stephen Curry, David Lee make All-Star pitches … for each other

- Laurence Scott was not actually on the Warriors staff. Until now.
warriors.com: Warriors Name Laurence Scott Host and Commentator

- These awards are for sales and marketing.
warriors.com: Warriors Honored With Highest Number Of Awards At Annual NBA Meetings

- Jordan Crawford and MarShon Brooks couldn't talk to the media at shootaround because the trade wasn't finalized, but they were able to talk during pregame.
Jimmy Durkin: Trade finalized, Jordan Crawford and MarShon Brooks available vs. Thunder
Jimmy Durkin: Warriors' newcomers glad to be joining a contender | (Mobile)
Rusty Simmons: Jordan Crawford, MarShon Brooks available to debut Friday for Warriors

- Previews of the game.
Monte Poole: Fast Forward: What will Warriors, Thunder do for an encore?

Pregame Videos

Postgame News

- No postgame news.

Postgame Videos

- Postgame quotes and stuff from warriors.com recap:
Photo Gallery

Show Quotes

Mark Jackson
On Kevin Durant and the Warriors' Defense:
On how to fix the defense:
On playing again on Saturday:
Stephen Curry
On the team's defensive effort:
On bouncing back after the loss:
Andre Iguodala
On figuring out the team's defensive issues:

Notes

- No interesting notes tonight.


What's next?

- No time to cry. The Pelicans are up next, and they're on a 7 game losing streak. You can guess what that means.

Day Date Time Opponent TV Radio
Sat Jan 18 5:00 PM @Pelicans CSN Bay Area KNBR 680 AM
Mon Jan 20 7:30 PM Pacers TNT KNBR 680 AM
Fri Jan 24 7:30 PM Timberwolves CSN Bay Area NBATV KNBR 680 AM
Sun Jan 26 6:00 PM Trail Blazers CSN Bay Area KNBR 680 AM
Tue Jan 28 7:30 PM Wizards CSN Bay Area KNBR 680 AM

Full broadcast schedule at warriors.com/schedule.


Start Four

- It's a fun little game we've been playing around here. Pick 4 guys whom you think will produce the highest total score based on their stats: pts + rebs + ast + 2*stl + 2*blk - to. How did you do in tonight's game?
startfour.com: Golden State Warriors @ Oklahoma City Thunder


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