Warriors-Clippers Recap Photos - 1/3/13
January 2, 2013
The Warriors handed the Clippers their second straight loss in a 115-94 victory Wednesday night.
The first-ever Warriors Whiteout didn’t lack any excitement for an electric sellout crowd decked out in all white, courtesy of the Clorox brand.
Warriors Whiteout, powered by Clorox, featured special Warriors Whiteout t-shirts for the first 19,000 fans, cheer cards, snow machines, and games like “Snow Bowling” and “Snowman Shoot Out” during select time outs.
Oracle Arena was filled with special guests like Kenny “The Jet” Smith, former NBA champion and current NBA analyst, and Andre Ward, WBA Super Middleweight Champion and Oakland native.
Even the legendary Carlos Santa was seen sporting a Warriors Whiteout shirt in the crowd.
Stephen Curry scored 25 of his 31 points in the first half and also tallied eight assists and six rebounds on the night.
Harrison Barnes fell one rebound shy of a double-double with 13 points, nine rebounds and four assists.
David Lee came up huge in the second half and flirted with a triple-double with 24 points, 13 rebounds and seven assists.
Blake Griffin shot 2-for-11 from the field in the Clippers’ second-straight loss.
With the victory, the Warriors have now won four-consecutive games.
Curry knocked down six 3-pointers on the night and is now 10-for-13 from long range over the last two games.
As usual, Jarrett Jack was solid off the bench with 11 points and five rebounds.
Klay Thompson was one of five Warriors in double figures on the night with 19 points.
The Warriors played tough defense throughout the evening, holding the Clippers to 36.3 shooting from the field.
The Warriors shot 50 percent from the field and scored 23 points in transition.
In addition, Golden State out-worked Los Angeles on the glass, winning the rebounding battle 53-38.
The Warriors are now the only team in the NBA to have beaten the Clippers twice this season.
The Warriors out-scored the Clippers in each of the four quarters.
Carl Landry added seven points and seven rebounds in his reserve role.
The Warriors will take on the Clippers two more times this month …
… including this Saturday in Los Angeles.
The Warriors are now 22-10 this season, marking the latest in the season the team has been 12 games over .500 since the end of the 2007-08 season.