As the Warriors continue to break records, one particular record the Chicago Bulls set during the 95-96 season has been carefully monitored by fans and the media. They've steam rolled past their last 5 opponents scoring over 100 points (2 were in double OT.) League MVP Stephen Curry continues to make a name for himself. He's also praised his teammates and the fans for creating the impactful energy that helps them close out games.
The bench has been phenomenal as well. Livingston for example had 11 points and 8 assists in 21 minutes to help close out a win against Oklahoma City Thursday night. This team is so unselfish with so many weapons for Coach Kerr to choose from.
The Lakers are going to have a lot on their plate with 3 of their key players on the injury list. Kobe Bryant and Jordan Clarkson are questionable for today's game. Anthony Brown will miss a minimum of 4 weeks from a stress reaction in his right foot. Coach Byron Scott is going to need to find a way to compete with Golden State. They suffered a rough 106-77 loss against Atlanta Friday night.
Key to the game: A deep bench.
That Warriors' bench you heard about is deep and to win this game, our rotation needs to out play this LA team (there's always potential for them to play spoiler.) If we set up our cards right and our bench complements the numbers our starting 5 put up, we go home with a win.
- Klay Thompson loves to play in LA. He's shown it throughout the season. Thompson's going to put up some legit numbers. With a game on the following night, he might not get to party with LA's grown and sexy!
- Stephen Curry loves to play in LA as well. As a matter of fact, his stats are killing it everywhere he shows up. I'll leave my stats prediction blank and let him fill it in!
- Who's going to shut down Draymond Green tonight? There's no stopping him today. Green looks to record his 11th Triple-D of the season.
- Our Squad. If we can run the score up, play some solid defense and our bench maintains it throughout all 4 quarters this may be a lopsided game if LA is unable to keep up.
Let's take it to the Lakers and win it by 10+ on National TV!
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