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Warriors Game Day Links: Golden State Warriors 95 @ Portland Trail Blazers 96 - Ugly 3 qtrs, thrilling comeback attempt

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Warriors: Golden State of Mind
Recap: RECAP #26: Golden State Warriors 95, Portland Trail Blazers 96- Sloppy, boring, and bad. + Gilbert Arenas and Jason Richardson partying like it's 2002
Game thread: GameThread #26: Golden State Warriors @ Portland Trail Blazers- Trying to avoid losing 13 of 15 (1300+ comments)

SBN BA: SBNation Bayarea's Warriors Page
StoryStream: Trailblazers Shoot Worse Than Warriors At Foul Line, But Andre Miller's Clutch Play Secures 96-95 Win

Trail Blazers: Blazersedge
Recap: Game 28 Recap: Blazers 96, Warriors 95
Postgame: Gameday Open Thread: Warriors 95, Blazers 96 (Postgame)
Game thread 2: Gameday Open Thread: Warriors vs. Blazers (Second Half)
Game thread 1: Gameday Open Thread: Warriors vs. Blazers
Preview: Game 28 Preview: Warriors vs. Trail Blazers


Recaps

Associated Press: Aldridge, Trail Blazers hold off Warriors 96-95 | Photo Gallery
Sports Network: Aldridge, Portland hang on to beat Golden State
Rusty Simmons: Ragged Warriors fall to battered Blazers, 96-95
Marcus Thompson II: Ellis off mark, Warriors lose to Trail Blazers
Adam Lauridsen recap: Inexcusable (Warriors 95, Blazers 96)


Pregame News

- In the last 4 games, guess how many failed fast breaks the Warriors had.
Rusty Simmons: Fastbreak lapses addressed

Pregame Videos

- No pregame videos found.


Postgame News

- No postgame news found.

Postgame Videos

Dorell Wright in the locker room.

Keith Smart in the hallway.

CSN highlights, recap.

Highlights by gumbyorpokey.

Recap and highlights from nba.com's game page:
Warriors vs. Trail Blazers: highlights, recap

Postgame Quotes and Stuff from warriors.com recap

Photo Gallery

Reggie Williams
On the game's last possession:
"That’s the guy we want to take the shot, that’s who we called the play for and that’s who had the ball in his hands. I felt good about him having the ball, thinking he was going to make it. Monta had the most points tonight. He was on fire, and went on a scoring spurt by himself at one point. He was the hot man. It was just unfortunate that it didn’t fall."

On the close finish:
"We gave ourselves a chance to win it at the end, and you can’t ask for more on the road. We just couldn’t pull it out."

Interesting Tweets

(before the game)
Rusty_SFChron: Coach Smart and Monta Ellis had a fake closed-door meeting before the game, which started with Smart slamming something against the wall.
Rusty_SFChron: They both laughed throughout the skit. In all honesty, I think the real reason for the meeting had something to do with headphones.
(next day after practice)
MSteinmetzCSN: Ws updates: Biedrins not practicing, day-to-day; Curry participating in certain parts; day-to-day; Gadz no practice day-to-day.

Notes

- Gadz strained his left groin during the game and did not return. No update on the injury yet.
- Rodney Carney said he was still feeling pain in his foot, but he fought through it on Saturday.


What's next?

- After a 1 game road trip, we head BACK home for a home-road back to back, Rockets, @Kings on Mon and Tues.
- On Mon night/Tues morning, there will be a lunar eclipse from 10:00pm to 2:00am PST. If you're an astronomy fan (and if the Bay Area weather clears up), check it out. More here: Total eclipse of moon can be seen all over Monday

Day Date Time Opponent TV Radio
Mon Dec 20 7:30pm Rockets CSNBayHD KNBR 680
Tue Dec 21 7:00pm @Kings CSNBayHD KNBR 680
Sat Dec 25 7:30pm Blazers CSNBayHD / ESPN KNBR 680
Mon Dec 27 7:30pm Sixers CSNBayHD KNBR 680
Wed Dec 29 4:00pm @Hawks CSNBayHD KNBR 680