Clippers vs Warriors – NBA Game Recap – November 23, 2022

By | November 24, 2022

SAN FRANCSICO — — When opposing defenders give an excessive amount of consideration to Splash Brothers Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, Andrew Wiggins will get unfastened and makes them pay.

Wiggins scored a season-high 31 factors, hitting two straight runs throughout a key streak halfway via the third quarter, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Los Angeles Clippers 124-107 on Wednesday evening.

“Steph goes to be Steph, at all times,” Wiggins mentioned. “Tonight the ball was shifting and located lots of people, took a couple of pictures.”

Wiggins shot 12 for 18 and tied his most 3-pointer this season with six in his third consecutive 20-point efficiency.

“He turns off the lights. He is been so constant on the courtroom and on the 3-point line,” coach Steve Kerr mentioned. “You see how comfy he’s in our assault, consistently slipping on the sting.”

Curry added 22 factors, 9 assists and 6 rebounds, whereas Thompson scored 18 factors. He hit his first three pictures and two 3-pointers and 4 of his first 5 pictures on the best way to fifteen factors within the first quarter.

After a gradual begin this season discovering his taking pictures rhythm, Thompson was coming off a season-best 41-point recreation in Houston on Sunday, wherein he had 10 3s.

Marcus Morris Sr. had 19 factors to steer the Clippers and Terance Mann added 17. Amir Coffey scored his first three discipline targets, however Los Angeles went simply 5 for 13 from lengthy vary within the first half to fall behind 66-47 on the break. whereas the Warriors shot 56.5%.

John Wall was restricted to 9 factors on 2-for-8 taking pictures and missed all three of his 3-point tries.

Clippers star Kawhi Leonard was out with a sprained proper ankle after touchdown on it on Monday as he tried to dam a fourth-quarter shot Monday evening in a house win over Utah.

Kerr desires to make use of Draymond Inexperienced extra recurrently with the second unit when attainable to present the reserves a dependable ball handler and floor chief given their latest fights.

“It appears good and we will preserve doing it,” Kerr mentioned of Inexperienced main the second crew.

Early within the fourth, Inexperienced went the size of the ground and in ache, then removed Anthony Lamb for a lay-up that made it 103-82 with 10:41 left. Inexperienced completed with 12 assists, 9 factors and 7 rebounds.

“It is enormous for guys’ confidence,” Inexperienced mentioned.

Golden State clinched its fifth recreation within the final six with 30 or extra assists and leads the league. The Warriors dedicated simply 5 turnovers within the first half and 13 in whole, with Kerr insisting on taking good care of the ball.

The Warriors gained their seventh straight recreation at residence and improved to 8-1 at Chase Middle total.

TIPS

Clippers: Coach Tyronn Lue would not know when Leonard will return. “I awoke with ache in my ankle. I noticed the sport, it was a bit greater than we thought,” Lue mentioned. “However he is advantageous, he feels higher, he is getting higher. We due to this fact have no idea of a timetable in the intervening time. … Los Angeles completed 11 for 28 over 3s. … The Clippers have misplaced 4 straight on the Warriors.

Warriors: Jordan Poole missed all eight of his 3-point makes an attempt on a uncommon evening off. Kerr was nonetheless proud of Poole’s play regardless that it did not present up in his stat line. … Jonathan Kuminga blocked a shot from John Wall within the stands within the third. … The Warriors are 5-1 at residence to the Western Convention. … Golden State hasn’t misplaced at residence to the Clippers since a 108-101 loss on Jan. 6, 2021. … As of this date in 2016, the Warriors have delivered a franchise-record 47 assists towards the Lakers.

NEXT

Clippers: Host the Nuggets on Friday after shedding the final two to Denver.

Warriors: Host the Jazz on Friday on a four-game profitable streak at residence to Utah.

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