Six months later, the Splash Brothers were still feeling it from all over the court against the Celtics and delivered one of their team’s signature wins of the season so far.
We gutted it out,” Warriors coach Steve Kerr said. “Steph and Klay obviously had it rolling so we were making shots
Jordan Poole had 20 points starting in place of injured Andrew Wiggins despite shooting 1 for 9 from long range
The Warriors were coming off a 124-123 loss at Utah on Wednesday night that Thompson called a “collapse.”
They tested us,” Celtics interim coach Joe Mazzulla said. “They forced us to work to make the right play.”
Kevon Looney grabbed a season-high 15 rebounds as Golden State held a 53-39 advantage on the boards.
The crowd was excited. We were excited, just the feeling of going against the team the team that you just played in the finals, especially the way they’ve played this year, they’ve just been so good,
Just very proud of the legacy that Bill Russell left here in the Bay and across the NBA,” Kerr said.
The Warriors retired the No. 6 jersey of late Hall of Famer Bill Russell during a pregame ceremony before facing his former Celtics team.