The 5-1 Detroit Pistons are actually playing the Golden State Warriors pretty well at Oracle Arena tonight.
The Pistons outshot the Warriors 60.9% to 42.3% from the field in the second quarter. Reggie Jackson led all scorers with 12 points. Rookie Stanley Johnson came off the bench to score all eight of his points in the second quarter.
But the Warriors still led 55-46 at halftime because of beautifully unselfish plays like this.
Ball movement https://t.co/s4gRN7OCmU— GSWdelivery (@GSWdelivery) November 10, 2015
Steph shakes himself open, passes to Klay, who is open enough but passes to LB, who is WIDE open and drills the 3. #Warriors lead 37-31— Monte Poole (@MontePooleCSN) November 10, 2015
Although the Warriors didn't shoot all that well in the second quarter, they still had 16 assists on their 23 made baskets in the first half while the Pistons had just six assists on 21 made buckets.
It's hard enough to beat the Warriors when Stephen Curry is on fire by himself; it's nearly impossible to beat this team when Curry is able to get his teammates involved like that and the ball movement gets contagious.