The defending champion Golden State Warriors made mild work of the New York Knicks on Tuesday evening at Oracle Arena, simply as everybody would have predicted.
The Warriors’ 122-95 victory was highlighted by an epic scoring efficiency from All-Star capturing guard Klay Thompson, who posted a game-high 43 factors on 18-of-29 capturing, together with seven threes. To put that in perspective, all the Knicks starters mixed for 43 factors.
Not solely that, Thompson wanted simply FOUR (four) dribbles the whole evening.
This is not the primary time that Thompson’s “catch and shoot” experience was on full show. During his epic 60-point sport in opposition to the Indiana Pacers in December of 2016, Thompson dribbled simply 11 instances in his 29 minutes of motion. Furthermore, he solely held the ball in his fingers for a complete of 90 seconds in that sport.
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With final evening’s blowout victory within the books, the Warriors have improved to 27-14 on the season which is simply one-game again of the Denver Nuggets for first place within the Western Conference. Up subsequent is one other residence sport in opposition to the lowly Chicago Bulls on Friday evening.
The Knicks, in the meantime, are at the moment sitting at 10-31 as they continue to be amongst the underside three groups within the NBA.