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It’s a NorCal showdown as the Golden State Warriors face off against the Sacramento Kings!

Craig Mitchelldyer-USA TODAY Sports

Tip-off: 7:00pm PST
Where: Sleep Train Arena, Sacramento CA
TV: CSN Bay Area, NBA TV
Radio: KNBR 680
Blog Buddy: Sactown Royalty

Back at it again after last night's win over the Trail Blazers! The Warriors wrap up their two game road trip with a quick stop at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento. As an added bonus, the GSoM Crew and friends will be in the building to support our team!

GSoM Crew Pic

A few of us from GSoM are taking a road trip to Sac Town!

Team Overviews

The Warriors had an amazing night in Portland with a 128-108 against the Blazers. Draymond Green recorded his eighth triple double of the season with 11 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists. On top of that, Stephen Curry racked up 26 points and Klay Thompson finished with 36 points. Brandon Rush added on to that shooting spree with a 20 point performance.

34-2

Going for win 35 tonight!

The Kings blew a 27-point lead nearly escaping a loss against the L.A. Lakers Thursday night with their 118-115 victory.

There's something special any time the Kings and Warriors play on each others home court. Let's see if DeMarcus Cousins can keep his cool against the refs and help this team snatch a win against Golden State. Cousins came off a great game against the Lake Show with 29 points, 10 rebounds and 7 assists. His presence should not be underestimated tonight.

Key to the game: Explosive shooting performance.

If Golden State has a good shooting night and can control the tempo of the game, they'll go home with a win. The Splash Brothers need to get those buckets in both on the 3-point line and around the basket. Efficient shooting is a key factor in tonight's game. Sacramento can get hot on any given quarter. The question is, can they finish the game and not fall behind?

Predictions

  • Steph, Klay & Draymond: These guys are becoming a menace on the court for teams to cover. Each of these guys seem to be feeding off of each others energy. Expecting a huge night from this trio.
  • Sharing is caring: Triple double or not, Draymond Green will continue to dish out wild assists, defend the basket and rack up points and boards. It's become a given. Gunning for his 9th of the season!
  • Rim Protector: Andrew Bogut's going to have a helluva night against the Kings, namely DeMarcus Cousins. (who may be questionable tonight with a possible ankle sprain) He's contributed greatly both on offense and defense, his work is greatly appreciated!
  • Curry vs Curry? With Steph possibly playing limited minutes, which Curry will rise to the occasions? Seth will definitely kill it on the free throw line! (sarcasm)

Win Prediction:
Warriors Fans and The GSoM Crew will be going home with a win tonight. Dubs up by 9!


ICYMI: (Posts from GSoM)

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