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Game Links #R1G4: Golden State Warriors 118 vs LA Clippers 97 - Warriors pile on small ball to the Clippers' problems

Monday 4/28/2014

- Lots more Donald Sterling stuff. Tomorrow's Game 5 at Staples will be a circus.
Bruce Jenkins: Warriors enter L.A. firestorm surrounding Clippers' Sterling | (Mobile)
Rusty Simmons: Donald Sterling uproar overshadows Warriors-Clippers Game 5 | (Mobile)
Scott Ostler: No blueprint for dealing with Donald Sterling | (Mobile)
Probasketballtalk: Sterling’s wife: ‘I do not share these despicable views’
Probasketballtalk: NBA announcement on Donald Sterling: Tuesday morning
Associated Press: Donald Sterling's alleged remarks cause two corporations to pull sponsorship deals with Los Angeles Clippers
CSN Bay Area Staff: Several sponsors end, suspend business with Sterling, Clippers
Monte Poole: Mark Jackson, Doc Rivers built for crises

- Notes from practice.
Rusty Simmons: Warriors small lineup came with a big blessing | (Mobile)
Diamond Leung: Warriors' Jackson suggest fans boycott Game 5
CSN Bay Area Staff: Jackson: If I was a fan, I wouldn't show up for Game 5
Monte Poole: Jackson wants Clippers fans to make loud statement

- MT2 has a story about Harrison's Barnes, from his struggles during this season to the standing ovation in Game 4.
Marcus Thompson II: Thompson: Warriors' Barnes bounces back

- The latest blog has highlights of Klay Thompson's dunk on Glen Davis. blog: Klay's Monster Mash

- Leftover SCWarriors stuff.

Sunday 4/27/2014

Box score | Gameflow

SBNation Network

Warriors: Golden State of Mind
Recap: Recap: Warriors and Clippers Are Even Steven (Curry) Through 4
Postgame: Warriors vs. Clippers post-game celebration thread: Golden State wins 118-97
Game thread 2: Warriors vs. Clippers second half game thread: Golden State up 66-48 at halftime (930+ comments)
Game thread 1: Golden State Warriors vs LA Clippers Game 4 Playoff Community Live Blog: GET LOUD! (890+ comments)
Preview: Golden State Warriors vs LA Clippers Playoff Game 4 Preview: Must win against a team owned by racist Donald Sterling

Clippers: Clips Nation
Recap: Distracted Clippers lose Game 4, 118-97
Game thread: Round 1 Game 3 Clippers Warriors open thread
Preview: NBA Playoffs Round 1 Game 4 Clippers-Warriors preview -- What distraction?


Associated Press: Steph Curry has seven 3-pointers as Warriors even series at 2 | Photo Gallery
Sports Network: Warriors add to Clippers' turmoil, even series
Rusty Simmons: Smaller, quicker, hotter-shooting Warriors even series | (Mobile)
Rusty Simmons: Game 4: Warriors 118, Clippers 97
Bruce Jenkins: Stephen Curry's hot start sparks great team win for Warriors | (Mobile)
Diamond Leung: Amid Donald Sterling furor, Warriors rout Clippers
Carl Steward: Clippers unified in protest of Sterling, but fall apart on court
Jimmy Durkin: With basketball relegated to the background, Warriors play their best game of the series to tie it at 2-2
Monte Poole: Instant Replay: W's jump on Clips early, even series at 2-2
Monte Poole: Rewind: Warriors' win keeps all hopes bright
Feltbot: Game 4 — Warriors 118 Clippers 97: The Sins of the Past
Adam Lauridsen: Big Changes (Warriors 118, Clippers 97)

Pregame News

- Previews of the game.
Monte Poole: Fast Forward: Warriors, Clippers attempt to refocus

- More reactions to the Donald Sterling comments.
Associated Press: Magic Johnson: Donald Sterling 'shouldn't own a team anymore'
Brian Day, San Gabriel Valley Tribune: Deadspin: Extended recording reportedly of Clippers owner Donald Sterling's racial comments released
Tim Kawakami: Kawakami: Warriors' Joe Lacob discusses Donald Sterling controversy
Probasketballtalk: Michael Jordan issues statement on Donald Sterling
Associated Press: Obama: Alleged comments by Sterling are 'racist'
Bay Area News Group: Clippers players stage subtle protest amid Donald Sterling controversy
Scott Ostler: Ouster of Clippers' owner Donald Sterling overdue | (Mobile)
Diamond Leung: NBA players association seeks maximum sanctions against Sterling

- Notes from pregame.
Rusty Simmons: Mark Jackson on Donald Sterling: ‘By handling yourself with dignity and class, that’s how you respond’
Rusty Simmons: Doc Rivers: ‘Nothing stops us from what we want to do’
Diamond Leung: Warriors starting Draymond Green over Jermaine O'Neal

Pregame Videos

Postgame News

- This afternoon's performance was what fans have been waiting for from Stephen Curry.
Marcus Thompson II: Thompson: Stephen Curry is back in the series

- Notes from postgame interviews.
Rusty Simmons: Iguodala helps back promise of victory in Game 4 | (Mobile)
Monte Poole: Warriors' O'Neal volunteers to step aside

Postgame Videos

- Postgame quotes and stuff from recap:
Photo Gallery

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Mark Jackson
On how they got Stephen Curry good looks early:
On if Stephen Curry had a different mindset coming into tonight's game:
On if he'll stick with today's starting lineup:
On if he thought this game was affected by the controversy:
On how he determined his rotation tonight:
On Andre Iguodala's performance:
On how Draymond Green did defensively, especially guarding Blake Griffin:
On David Lee:
On the competitiveness between the two teams:
Stephen Curry
On what was different about this first quarter:
On if he was more urgent this game:
On his late-game block on J.J. Redick:
On if he was looking for his shot early to avoid being double-teamed:
Andre Iguodala
On his confidence coming into the game:
On the controversy and how it is affecting the players:


- We are now guaranteed a Game 6 back at Roaracle. Time and TV info have been updated.

What's next?

- I am very interested in seeing if the Clippers continue their silent protest in Game 5 and also what kind of protests and distractions they'll see from their fans. It's entirely possible that the Clippers will remain distracted in Game 5, and we can steal the game from them.

Day Date Time Opponent TV Radio
Tue Apr 29 7:30 PM @Clippers CSN Bay Area TNT KTCT 1050
Thu May 1 7:30 PM Clippers CSN Bay Area TNT KNBR 680
Sat May 3 TBD @Clippers CSN Bay Area TNT KTCT 1050

Full broadcast schedule at

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- 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? Golden State Warriors vs LA Clippers

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