Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Andre Iguodala scored 17 points, Harrison
Barnes recorded a double-double of 14 points and 11 rebounds and the Golden
State Warriors crushed the Utah Jazz, 101-88, on Friday.
Even with Stephen Curry netting only eight points, the Warriors led by as many
as 30 in the wire-to-wire victory.
Curry was more the facilitator than the shot maker, doling out 10 assists for
Golden State’s balanced attack.
Klay Thompson finished with 14 points, Andrew Bogut scored 12 and Draymond
Green filled the box score with 11 points, nine boards and five assists.
The Warriors have won four in a row since losses to Phoenix and San Antonio
and improved to 9-2 for the first time since the 1972-73 season.
Enes Kanter netted 18 points to pace Utah, which was coming off a win over the
Thunder on Tuesday.
The Warriors stepped their foot on the gas from the start and never let up.
Thompson and Curry each hit from long range to open the scoring, Green drove
in for a dunk and Barnes scored twice inside for a 12-0 lead less than four
The margin was 28-13 after 12 minutes of one-sided play and grew to 25 thanks
to a Bogut-led 11-0 run late in the second quarter. Bogut netted eight points
on the surge, and his reverse dunk with 2:06 left before halftime made it a
At the break, the Warriors had a 19-to-2 assist-to-turnover ratio, and the
easy buckets kept coming in the second half.
Golden State is 6-0 when holding teams under 100 points … The Jazz were
outscored in fastbreak points 21-11 … The Warriors will start a five-game
trek Sunday against Oklahoma City, Miami, Orlando, Charlotte and Detroit.