Golden State Warriors vs. Houston Rockets - 3/31/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- Author: Julie Sanders Apr 09, 2017,
Apr 09, 2017, 16:35
They may not need him now, but they certainly will once things heat up in the postseason. Here is a look at the National Basketball Association top five power rankings for this week. His 13 rapid-fire points in the third frazzled the Spurs so much, Kawhi Leonard marked Curry for parts of the fourth quarter.
With his team already missing All-Star forward Kevin Durant, sidelined since sustaining a knee injury February 28, Golden State coach Steve Kerr rested All-Stars Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green and key reserve Andre Iguodala in the second game against the Spurs.
Rockets were looking to end 2nd in the standings and they were left with 7 games to play. It is a short turnaround as tonight the Warriors will face off against the San Antonio Spurs. Obviously, Kevin Durant remains out, with the latest news predicting a return during the team's final three home games.
This was my personal favorite game of the season thus far, especially given what happened last night.
"I thought they were a little sloppy defensively [in the first quarter]", Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said, "but they got it back, certainly".
The Houston Rockets vs Golden State Warriors Live score is available on Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors official Twitter page. He now needs just three more to surpass Oscar Robertson's record of 41 in a single season.
SAN ANTONIO, TX - MARCH 29: Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors shoots the ball against the San Antonio Spurs during the game on March 29, 2017 at AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas.
Stephen Curry scored 32 points, Klay Thompson had 25 and the Golden State Warriors built a big lead early and held on for a 113-106 win over the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night.
Cleveland has dropped four of its last six.
Russell Westbrook continued his mission to make history on Friday, but the Thunder came up short against the Spurs. "They've been one of the best teams in the East over the past month and a half". LeBron and company will benefit from locking down the top seed in the Eastern Conference and home court advantage if they can pull it out.
The NBA playoffs are nearly here and the Warriors only have eight games remaining on the schedule.
While the Celtics deserve credit for catching the Cavaliers, the fact that they couldn't move ahead of them is somewhat troubling. He's looked a bit tired for the past couple of weeks.
In the Eastern Conference, Boston were knocked off top spot after slipping to a 103-100 win against the Milwaukee Bucks. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, only the Sacramento Kings' 43-game losing streak at the Los Angeles Lakers from 1975 to 1992 was longer.