Clay Thompson, 10 3-pointers, 41-pointers… Victory over Houston
Clay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors (GSW) of the National Basketball Association (NBA) led the team to victory with a phenomenal shooting success rate for the first time in a long time.
GSW won 127-120 in an NBA regular league away game against the Houston Rockets at the Houston Toyota Center in Texas on the 21st (Korea time). With the victory, Golden State won two consecutive games and maintained its 11th place in the Western Conference with eight wins and nine losses. On the other hand, Houston, the lowest in the Western Conference, recorded 3 wins and 14 losses.
On this day, Thomson and Stephen Curry, who scored 41 points, were very active in Golden State. In particular, Thompson’s performance was outstanding. Before the game, Thomson had been sluggish with a 36.3 percent field success this season. However, he scored 14 (60.9 percent) field pitches and scored 41 points with 10 (76.9 percent) three-point shots. Curry scored 33 points, seven 3-pointers, and 15 assists and seven rebounds, showing a Curry-like appearance. Andrew Wiggins also did his part by scoring 22 points.
Houston fought hard with Kevin Porter Jr. scoring 30 points. However, Curry and Thomson failed to beat Golden State, which played an active role on the day.
Golden State took the momentum at the beginning of the game. He finished the first quarter 40-28 and took a 12-point lead. Entering the second quarter, Houston scored 13 consecutive points and succeeded in reversing. Golden State was disappointed that it failed to succeed in field fighting. Houston allowed Kenyon Martin Jr. and Tari Eason to score consecutively. In the end, Martin Jr. succeeded in reversing the game 41-40 with a driving dunk. Houston, who took the lead after that, finished the first half with a four-point lead of 65-61.
Even in the third quarter, the two teams continued to have a neck-and- Then around 31 seconds after the end of the third quarter, Curry succeeded in lay-up and returned the 94-94 game to square one, followed by Thompson scoring a three-point shot with 2.6 seconds left to finish the third quarter with a three-point lead of 97-94. 안전공원
In the fourth quarter, Golden State did not lose its concentration even in Houston’s chase. At the beginning of the fourth quarter, Golden State took the lead, but Porter Jr., who got a foul 7 minutes and 27 seconds before the end of the game, made a free throw and balanced it 104-104. But there were Curry and Thompson in Golden State. Immediately after Curry’s assist, Divinsenzo succeeded in the layup, and Curry and Thompson’s outer guns exploded one after another, driving a wedge into the game. Golden State, who kept the lead well, eventually became the hero of the victory.