' + thisMonth + ' ' + thisDay + ' ' + thisWeekday + ' ' + thisTime + ' • ' + hostArena + ' • ' + hostLocation + '
' if (thisBuyLink != "NULL") htmlHeaderJSON += ''; $("#headerGD").html(htmlHeaderJSON); updateStatsXML(); } /* setupGameDetailStats() * Called from gameDetailFeedCallback */ function setupGameDetailStats() { var htmlHeaderGD = '', htmlScoreGSW = '', htmlScoreOpp = '', htmlScoreByQuarter = '', htmlScoreByQuarterRow1 = '', htmlScoreByQuarterRow2 = '', htmlScoreByQuarterRow3 = '', htmlGameLeaders = '', htmlBoxScore = '', htmlAdvancedStats = '', gameLine, numPeriods, visitorLine, visitingTeamScore, visitingTeamAbbrev, visitingTeamLine, visitingTeamCity, visitingTeamName, visitingTeamNameCSS, visitingPlayers, homeLine, homeTeamScore, homeTeamAbbrev, homeTeamLine, homeTeamCity, homeTeamName, homeTeamNameCSS, homePlayers, playLine, timeRemaining, currentQuarter, i; gameLine = gameDetailFeedXML.getElementsByTagName("gd"); gameStatus = (gameLine[0]).getAttribute("st"); numPeriods = parseInt((gameLine[0]).getAttribute("p")); visitorLine = gameDetailFeedXML.getElementsByTagName("v"); visitingTeamScore = (visitorLine[0]).getAttribute("s"); visitingTeamAbbrev = (visitorLine[0]).getAttribute("a"); homeLine = gameDetailFeedXML.getElementsByTagName("h"); homeTeamScore = (homeLine[0]).getAttribute("s"); homeTeamAbbrev = (homeLine[0]).getAttribute("a"); // Determine home and away teams if ((visitorLine[0]).getAttribute("a") == "GSW") { htmlScoreGSW = '' + visitingTeamScore + ''; htmlScoreOpp = '' + homeTeamScore + ''; visitingTeamCity = "Golden State"; visitingTeamName = "Warriors"; homeTeamCity = oppCity; homeTeamName = oppTeam; // CSS for header row of team, special exception for Trail Blazers since they are the only two word team visitingTeamNameCSS = visitingTeamName; homeTeamNameCSS = homeTeamName; if (homeTeamNameCSS == "Trail Blazers") homeTeamNameCSS = "Blazers"; } else { htmlScoreGSW = '' + homeTeamScore + ''; htmlScoreOpp = '' + visitingTeamScore + ''; visitingTeamCity = oppCity; visitingTeamName = oppTeam; homeTeamCity = "Golden State"; homeTeamName = "Warriors"; // CSS for header row of team, special exception for Trail Blazers since they are the only two word team homeTeamNameCSS = homeTeamName; visitingTeamNameCSS = visitingTeamName; if (visitingTeamNameCSS == "Trail Blazers") visitingTeamNameCSS = "Blazers"; } $("#oppLogoProbableStarters").attr('src', 'http://i.cdn.turner.com/nba/nba/.element/img/2.0/sect/gameline/teams/' + oppAbbrev + '.gif'); htmlHeaderGD = '
' + htmlScoreGSW + '
' + htmlScoreOpp + '
'; if (gameStatus != nbaStartTime) { if (firstLoad) { currentTabNav = $(btnTabToLoadUrl); $(currentTabNav).addClass("activeBtn"); loadTabGameday(tabToLoadUrl); firstLoad = 0; } if (gameStatus == "FINAL") { // Setup quarter by quarter score for (i=0; i
 
'; htmlScoreByQuarterRow2 += '
' + visitingTeamAbbrev + '
'; htmlScoreByQuarterRow3 += '
' + homeTeamAbbrev + '
'; } else if (i Q' + i + '
'; htmlScoreByQuarterRow2 += '
' + (visitorLine[0]).getAttribute("q" + i) + '
'; htmlScoreByQuarterRow3 += '
' + (homeLine[0]).getAttribute("q" + i) + '
'; } else { htmlScoreByQuarterRow1 += '
OT' + (i-4) + '
'; htmlScoreByQuarterRow2 += '
' + (visitorLine[0]).getAttribute("ot" + (i-4)) + '
'; htmlScoreByQuarterRow3 += '
' + (homeLine[0]).getAttribute("ot" + (i-4)) + '
'; } } htmlScoreByQuarterRow1 += '
Final
'; htmlScoreByQuarterRow2 += '
' + visitingTeamScore + '
'; htmlScoreByQuarterRow3 += '
' + homeTeamScore + '
'; htmlScoreByQuarter = htmlScoreByQuarterRow1 + htmlScoreByQuarterRow2 + htmlScoreByQuarterRow3; htmlHeaderGD += '
' + htmlScoreByQuarter + '
'; } else { playLine = gameDetailFeedXML.getElementsByTagName("pla"); timeRemaining = (playLine[0]).getAttribute("cl"); currentQuarter = (gameLine[0]).getAttribute("st"); htmlHeaderGD += '
' + currentQuarter + '
' + timeRemaining + '
'; setTimeout(function(){updateStatsXML()}, 10000); } // Setup Box Score, start with visiting team htmlBoxScore += ''; visitingTeamLine = visitorLine[0].getElementsByTagName("t"); visitingPlayers = visitorLine[0].getElementsByTagName("pl"); htmlBoxScore += setupTeamBoxScore(visitingTeamLine, visitingPlayers, visitingTeamScore); // Home team htmlBoxScore += '
' + visitingTeamCity + ' ' + visitingTeamName + '
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a off def tot ast pf st to bs pts
'; homeTeamLine = homeLine[0].getElementsByTagName("t"); homePlayers = homeLine[0].getElementsByTagName("pl"); htmlBoxScore += setupTeamBoxScore(homeTeamLine, homePlayers, homeTeamScore); $("#boxScoreTable").html(htmlBoxScore); // Setup Advanced Stats var visitingTeamFGA, visitingTeamFGM, visitingTeamFGP = "N/A", homeTeamFGA, homeTeamFGM, homeTeamFGP = "N/A", visitingTeamTPA, visitingTeamTPM, visitingTeamTPP = "N/A", homeTeamTPA, homeTeamTPM, homeTeamTPP = "N/A", visitingTeamFTA, visitingTeamFTM, visitingTeamFTP = "N/A", homeTeamFTA, homeTeamFTM, homeTeamFTP = "N/A", htmlTeamLeaders; visitingTeamFGA = (visitingTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("fga"); visitingTeamFGM = (visitingTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("fgm"); if (visitingTeamFGA != "0") // Don't want to divide by 0 visitingTeamFGP = ((visitingTeamFGM / visitingTeamFGA) * 100).toFixed(1); homeTeamFGA = (homeTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("fga"); homeTeamFGM = (homeTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("fgm"); if (homeTeamFGA != "0") homeTeamFGP = ((homeTeamFGM / homeTeamFGA) * 100).toFixed(1); visitingTeamTPA = (visitingTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("tpa"); visitingTeamTPM = (visitingTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("tpm"); if (visitingTeamTPA != "0") visitingTeamTPP = ((visitingTeamTPM / visitingTeamTPA) * 100).toFixed(1); homeTeamTPA = (homeTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("tpa"); homeTeamTPM = (homeTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("tpm"); if (homeTeamTPA != "0") homeTeamTPP = ((homeTeamTPM / homeTeamTPA) * 100).toFixed(1); visitingTeamFTA = (visitingTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("fta"); visitingTeamFTM = (visitingTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("ftm"); if (visitingTeamFTA != "0") visitingTeamFTP = ((visitingTeamFTM / visitingTeamFTA) * 100).toFixed(1); homeTeamFTA = (homeTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("fta"); homeTeamFTM = (homeTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("ftm"); if (homeTeamFTA != "0") homeTeamFTP = ((homeTeamFTM / homeTeamFTA) * 100).toFixed(1); htmlTeamLeaders = setupTeamLeaders(visitingPlayers, homePlayers); htmlAdvancedStats += '
' + homeTeamCity + ' ' + homeTeamName + '
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a off def tot ast pf st to bs pts
' + visitingTeamAbbrev + '
' + homeTeamAbbrev + '
     
    • ' + visitingTeamFGP + '%

    • ' + homeTeamFGP + '%

  • '; htmlAdvancedStats += '
    • ' + visitingTeamTPP + '%

    • ' + homeTeamTPP + '%

    • ' + visitingTeamFTP + '%

    • ' + homeTeamFTP + '%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
'; htmlAdvancedStats += '
'; htmlAdvancedStats += '
' + visitingTeamAbbrev + ' ' + homeTeamAbbrev + '
Total Rebounds ' + (visitingTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("reb") + ' ' + (homeTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("reb") + '
Turnovers ' + (visitingTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("tu") + ' ' + (homeTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("tu") + '
Fast Break Pts ' + (visitingTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("fbpts") + ' ' + (homeTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("fbpts") + '
Biggest Lead ' + (visitingTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("ble") + ' ' + (homeTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("ble") + '
Points in the Paint ' + (visitingTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("pip") + ' ' + (homeTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("pip") + '
Bench Points ' + (visitingTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("bpts") + ' ' + (homeTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("bpts") + '
'; htmlAdvancedStats += '
' + htmlTeamLeaders + '
' + visitingTeamAbbrev + ' ' + homeTeamAbbrev + '
'; $("#advancedStatsHolder").remove(); $("#tabHighlights").append(htmlAdvancedStats); } else { currentTabNav = $("#btnTabPreview"); $(currentTabNav).addClass("activeBtn"); loadTabGameday("#tabPreview"); $("#btnTabHighlights").removeClass("btnHoverBG"); $("#btnTabHighlights").addClass("navBtnGrey"); $("#btnTabBoxScore").removeClass("btnHoverBG"); $("#btnTabBoxScore").addClass("navBtnGrey"); $("#btnTabInterviews").removeClass("btnHoverBG"); $("#btnTabInterviews").addClass("navBtnGrey"); $("#btnTabPhotos").removeClass("btnHoverBG"); $("#btnTabPhotos").addClass("navBtnGrey"); $("#btnTabPhotos").attr('href', '#_'); $("#btnTabPhotos").attr('target', '_self'); $("#headerBuyNowBtn").css('display', 'block'); } $("#headerGDScores").html(htmlHeaderGD); // Not calling the team score XML because team records are incorrect in them right now (as of 11/1/12) //IFrameXDR.init("http://data.nba.com/data/tvc/xhr.html").request("GET", "http://data.nba.com/data/5s/xml/mobile_teams/2012/teams/warriors_scores.xml", null, null, teamScoresFeedCallback); // Call after so the calls don't slow each other down, not sure if this actually helps } /* updateStatsXML() * called to initally load in stats * called repeatedly if the game is ongoing to continually update the stats */ function updateStatsXML() { IFrameXDR.init("http://data.nba.com/data/tvc/xhr.html").request("GET", gameDetailFeedUrl, null, null, gameDetailFeedCallback); } /* setupTeamBoxScore(thisTeamLine, thisPlayers, thisTeamScore) * thisTeamLine is the score line of team totals * thisPlayers is an array of the players on either the visiting or home team * thisTeamScore is exactly what its name suggests * Returns the html for the player rows of the box score table */ function setupTeamBoxScore(thisTeamLine, thisPlayers, thisTeamScore) { var htmlThisTeam = "", i, thisPlayerLength = thisPlayers.length; for (i=0; i '; else htmlThisTeam += ''; // Starters (first 5 players) names in bold if (i '; else htmlThisTeam += ''; htmlThisTeam += (thisPlayers[i]).getAttribute("fi") + '. ' + (thisPlayers[i]).getAttribute("ln") + ' ' + (thisPlayers[i]).getAttribute("pos") + ' ' + (thisPlayers[i]).getAttribute("min") + ' ' + (thisPlayers[i]).getAttribute("fgm") + '-' + (thisPlayers[i]).getAttribute("fga") + ' ' + (thisPlayers[i]).getAttribute("tpm") + '-' + (thisPlayers[i]).getAttribute("tpa") + ' ' + (thisPlayers[i]).getAttribute("ftm") + '-' + (thisPlayers[i]).getAttribute("fta") + ' ' + (thisPlayers[i]).getAttribute("oreb") + ' ' + (thisPlayers[i]).getAttribute("dreb") + ' ' + (thisPlayers[i]).getAttribute("reb") + ' ' + (thisPlayers[i]).getAttribute("ast") + ' ' + (thisPlayers[i]).getAttribute("f") + ' ' + (thisPlayers[i]).getAttribute("stl") + ' ' + (thisPlayers[i]).getAttribute("tu") + ' ' + (thisPlayers[i]).getAttribute("blk") + ' ' + (thisPlayers[i]).getAttribute("pts") + ' '; } htmlThisTeam += ' Totals     ' + (thisTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("fgm") + '-' + (thisTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("fga") + ' ' + (thisTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("tpm") + '-' + (thisTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("tpa") + ' ' + (thisTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("ftm") + '-' + (thisTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("fta") + ' ' + (thisTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("oreb") + ' ' + (thisTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("dreb") + ' ' + (thisTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("reb") + ' ' + (thisTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("ast") + ' ' + (thisTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("f") + ' ' + (thisTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("stl") + ' ' + (thisTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("tu") + ' ' + (thisTeamLine[0]).getAttribute("blk") + ' ' + thisTeamScore + ' '; return htmlThisTeam; } function setupTeamLeaders(visitingPlayers, homePlayers) { var i, htmlTeamLeaders = '', visitingPlayersLength = visitingPlayers.length, homePlayersLength = homePlayers.length, visitingTeamLeaderPts, visitingTeamLeaderPtsTied = 1, visitingTeamLeaderPtsNum = 0, visitingTeamLeaderRbs, visitingTeamLeaderRbsTied = 1, visitingTeamLeaderRbsNum = 0, visitingTeamLeaderAst, visitingTeamLeaderAstTied = 1, visitingTeamLeaderAstNum = 0, visitingTeamLeaderStl, visitingTeamLeaderStlTied = 1, visitingTeamLeaderStlNum = 0, visitingTeamLeaderBlk, visitingTeamLeaderBlkTied = 1, visitingTeamLeaderBlkNum = 0, homeTeamLeaderPts, homeTeamLeaderPtsTied = 1, homeTeamLeaderPtsNum = 0, homeTeamLeaderRbs, homeTeamLeaderRbsTied = 1, homeTeamLeaderRbsNum = 0, homeTeamLeaderAst, homeTeamLeaderAstTied = 1, homeTeamLeaderAstNum = 0, homeTeamLeaderStl, homeTeamLeaderStlTied = 1, homeTeamLeaderStlNum = 0, homeTeamLeaderBlk, homeTeamLeaderBlkTied = 1, homeTeamLeaderBlkNum = 0, currentPlayerName, currentPlayerPts, currentPlayerRbs, currentPlayerAst, currentPlayerStl, currentPlayerBlk; for (i=0; i visitingTeamLeaderPtsNum) { visitingTeamLeaderPtsTied = 1; visitingTeamLeaderPts = currentPlayerName; visitingTeamLeaderPtsNum = currentPlayerPts; } else if (currentPlayerPts == visitingTeamLeaderPtsNum) { visitingTeamLeaderPtsTied++; visitingTeamLeaderPts = visitingTeamLeaderPtsTied + ' players'; } if (currentPlayerRbs > visitingTeamLeaderRbsNum) { visitingTeamLeaderRbsTied = 1; visitingTeamLeaderRbs = currentPlayerName; visitingTeamLeaderRbsNum = currentPlayerRbs; } else if (currentPlayerRbs == visitingTeamLeaderRbsNum) { visitingTeamLeaderRbsTied++; visitingTeamLeaderRbs = visitingTeamLeaderRbsTied + ' players'; } if (currentPlayerAst > visitingTeamLeaderAstNum) { visitingTeamLeaderAstTied = 1; visitingTeamLeaderAst = currentPlayerName; visitingTeamLeaderAstNum = currentPlayerAst; } else if (currentPlayerAst == visitingTeamLeaderAstNum) { visitingTeamLeaderAstTied++; visitingTeamLeaderAst = visitingTeamLeaderAstTied + ' players'; } if (currentPlayerStl > visitingTeamLeaderStlNum) { visitingTeamLeaderStlTied = 1; visitingTeamLeaderStl = currentPlayerName; visitingTeamLeaderStlNum = currentPlayerStl; } else if (currentPlayerStl == visitingTeamLeaderStlNum) { visitingTeamLeaderStlTied++; visitingTeamLeaderStl = visitingTeamLeaderStlTied + ' players'; } if (currentPlayerBlk > visitingTeamLeaderBlkNum) { visitingTeamLeaderBlkTied = 1; visitingTeamLeaderBlk = currentPlayerName; visitingTeamLeaderBlkNum = currentPlayerBlk; } else if (currentPlayerBlk == visitingTeamLeaderBlkNum) { visitingTeamLeaderBlkTied++; visitingTeamLeaderBlk = visitingTeamLeaderBlkTied + ' players'; } } for (i=0; i homeTeamLeaderPtsNum) { homeTeamLeaderPtsTied = 1; homeTeamLeaderPts = currentPlayerName; homeTeamLeaderPtsNum = currentPlayerPts; } else if (currentPlayerPts == homeTeamLeaderPtsNum) { homeTeamLeaderPtsTied++; homeTeamLeaderPts = homeTeamLeaderPtsTied + ' players'; } if (currentPlayerRbs > homeTeamLeaderRbsNum) { homeTeamLeaderRbsTied = 1; homeTeamLeaderRbs = currentPlayerName; homeTeamLeaderRbsNum = currentPlayerRbs; } else if (currentPlayerRbs == homeTeamLeaderRbsNum) { homeTeamLeaderRbsTied++; homeTeamLeaderRbs = homeTeamLeaderRbsTied + ' players'; } if (currentPlayerAst > homeTeamLeaderAstNum) { homeTeamLeaderAstTied = 1; homeTeamLeaderAst = currentPlayerName; homeTeamLeaderAstNum = currentPlayerAst; } else if (currentPlayerAst == homeTeamLeaderAstNum) { homeTeamLeaderAstTied++; homeTeamLeaderAst = homeTeamLeaderAstTied + ' players'; } if (currentPlayerStl > homeTeamLeaderStlNum) { homeTeamLeaderStlTied = 1; homeTeamLeaderStl = currentPlayerName; homeTeamLeaderStlNum = currentPlayerStl; } else if (currentPlayerStl == homeTeamLeaderStlNum) { homeTeamLeaderStlTied++; homeTeamLeaderStl = homeTeamLeaderStlTied + ' players'; } if (currentPlayerBlk > homeTeamLeaderBlkNum) { homeTeamLeaderBlkTied = 1; homeTeamLeaderBlk = currentPlayerName; homeTeamLeaderBlkNum = currentPlayerBlk; } else if (currentPlayerBlk == homeTeamLeaderBlkNum) { homeTeamLeaderBlkTied++; homeTeamLeaderBlk = homeTeamLeaderBlkTied + ' players'; } } // if any of the values are 0, then blank them out in the table if (!visitingTeamLeaderPtsNum) {visitingTeamLeaderPts = ''; visitingTeamLeaderPtsNum = ''; } if (!visitingTeamLeaderRbsNum) {visitingTeamLeaderRbs = ''; visitingTeamLeaderRbsNum = ''; } if (!visitingTeamLeaderAstNum) {visitingTeamLeaderAst = ''; visitingTeamLeaderAstNum = ''; } if (!visitingTeamLeaderStlNum) {visitingTeamLeaderStl = ''; visitingTeamLeaderStlNum = ''; } if (!visitingTeamLeaderBlkNum) {visitingTeamLeaderBlk = ''; visitingTeamLeaderBlkNum = ''; } if (!homeTeamLeaderPtsNum) {homeTeamLeaderPts = ''; homeTeamLeaderPtsNum = ''; } if (!homeTeamLeaderRbsNum) {homeTeamLeaderRbs = ''; homeTeamLeaderRbsNum = ''; } if (!homeTeamLeaderAstNum) {homeTeamLeaderAst = ''; homeTeamLeaderAstNum = ''; } if (!homeTeamLeaderStlNum) {homeTeamLeaderStl = ''; homeTeamLeaderStlNum = ''; } if (!homeTeamLeaderBlkNum) {homeTeamLeaderBlk = ''; homeTeamLeaderBlkNum = ''; } htmlTeamLeaders += ' points ' + visitingTeamLeaderPts + '   ' + visitingTeamLeaderPtsNum + ' ' + homeTeamLeaderPts + '   ' + homeTeamLeaderPtsNum + ' rebounds ' + visitingTeamLeaderRbs + '   ' + visitingTeamLeaderRbsNum + ' ' + homeTeamLeaderRbs + '   ' + homeTeamLeaderRbsNum + ' assists ' + visitingTeamLeaderAst + '   ' + visitingTeamLeaderAstNum + ' ' + homeTeamLeaderAst + '   ' + homeTeamLeaderAstNum + ' steals ' + visitingTeamLeaderStl + '   ' + visitingTeamLeaderStlNum + ' ' + homeTeamLeaderStl + '   ' + homeTeamLeaderStlNum + ' blocks ' + visitingTeamLeaderBlk + '   ' + visitingTeamLeaderBlkNum + ''; htmlTeamLeaders += '' + homeTeamLeaderBlk + '   ' + homeTeamLeaderBlkNum + ' '; return htmlTeamLeaders; } /* setupTeamScoreStats() * Called from teamScoreFeedCallback * NOT CALLING AS OF 11/1/12 BECAUSE TEAM RECORDS ARE INCORRECT IN THE XML */ /*function setupTeamScoreStats() { var i, allGames = []; allGames = gameDetailFeedXML.getElementsByTagName("g"); gameStatus = (gameLine[0]).getAttribute("st"); numPeriods = parseInt((gameLine[0]).getAttribute("p")); for (i=0; i
(45-34)
(58-21)
The Warriors couldn’t sustain the momentum from Tuesday’s playoff clincher, falling to the visiting Thunder 116-97 on Thursday night at Oracle Arena. Stephen Curry had 22 points and seven assists to lead the Warriors and Jarrett Jack was solid as usual off the bench with 19 points and six assists, but it wasn’t enough to keep up with a star-studded Thunder squad that had Kevin Durant go off for 31 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists. The Warriors won’t have much time to dwell on the defeat, as they visit the Lakers tomorrow in Los Angeles, and fans are invited to watch the action at the admission-free road viewing party at Park 77 in San Francisco.
Mark Jackson
On the status of Andrew Bogut:
"Just a sprained left ankle. No X-Rays. We will treat it and act accordingly. We don't think it's too much. We will find out. We'll rest it, treat it and see how he responds. We are not too concerned about it."
On what went wrong in the third quarter:
"Even before that they played playoff basketball and we didn't. That was a team that is chasing the No. 1 one seed and was trying to send a message just in case I see you at some point down the road. We didn't meet their intensity. Disappointing for us. They hit first, they hit hard and they were very consistent. Give them credit."
On the Oklahoma City Thunder:
"They were very physical. They got after it. They did not wait to see how the feeling out process was going to be. They hit hard and they hit early. We didn't match it. We attempted to, and you can do it in spurts, but when you play against good teams it's too late, too late."
On if they can learn something from the loss:
"Believe it or not that team learned lessons and it wasn't just one night, it was continuous. We are not going to panic. We will continue to get better, continue to learn. Nights like this and nights where we win ballgames we are learning."
Stephen Curry
On the game:
"They're the team to beat. They proved it last year and they're proving it again this year, so for us to have a performance like that on our home court it's tough to swallow. We're a resilient team that will find a way to get it done. We have another opportunity tomorrow to keep that six spot against an L.A. team that needs to win. It'll be a big game for both teams. It'll be interesting to see how we come back from a tough loss like this tonight."
On the third quarter:
"They made plays. They put the ball in KD's (Kevin Durant) hands and he was able to draw attention, make some shots himself and then hit a lot of threes. In the halfcourt and transition they got looks from all over the court. We didn't respond very well during that run and the game got out of hand. We just have to learn from it."
Draymond Green
On Kevin Durant:
"He's one of the greatest players in the game. Whenever you have a guy his size who can shoot the ball and handle the ball the way he can, who can see over your defense and over your double teams, he's going to be tough to guard. It's always going to be tough, you just have to keep a body on him and try to make him make tough shots."
On how the team would defend Durant in the future:
"We have to be more physical. On Durant, myself, Harrison (Barnes), Klay (Thompson), whoever is on him, and as a team as well we have to be more physical. Be a force meeting force. Tonight they got whatever they wanted on the court, they stopped whatever they wanted on the defensive end, so we just didn't respond. If we meet them in the first round of the playoffs you have to play tough. You have to come out and play. The refs let you get away with a lot more in the postseason. You always hear 'playoff basketball,' it's a game that's a lot more physical. We've done a good job, we're not going to overreact from one game, but we just have to respond from this. It's a lesson learned."
A SECOND SEASON
The Warriors clinched their first postseason berth since 2006-07 and just their second in 19 years with Tuesday’s win over the visiting Timberwolves. Although Golden State has been situated in playoff position virtually all season long, it cannot be overstated how significant of an achievement this is for a team that not much was expected of. And while the Warriors celebrated following Tuesday’s game, it was done so with the knowledge that the regular season is not yet over, and there are still several opportunities and challenges that await them in the regular season’s remaining four games. Perhaps no team represents a greater challenge than the Oklahoma City Thunder who visit Oracle Arena on Thursday to finish out the four-game season series with the Warriors. The Thunder have won two of the three prior matchups this season, and the Warriors would certainly like to even the score as both teams jockey for playoff position down the final stretch.
LAST TIME OUT
The Warriors clinched their spot in the postseason with Tuesday’s 105-89 win over the Timberwolves in front of another electric crowd at Oracle Arena, the 30th straight sellout on Warriors Ground. Klay Thompson had the hot hand early, scoring 25 of his game-high 30 points in the first half and Stephen Curry (24 points, 10 assists), David Lee (15 points, 12 rebounds, 5 assists) and Harrison Barnes (15 points, 10 rebounds) each had double-doubles in the playoff clincher. Andrew Bogut played outstanding defense on Minnesota’s Nikola Pekovic, the reigning Western Conference Player of the Week, and totaled 14 rebounds and three blocks. The Warriors have four games left in the regular season to secure their playoff seeding, and that regular season-ending stretch opens on Thursday against the Thunder.
FOUR BIG ONES
Although the Warriors have celebrated their playoff berth and deservedly so, anyone who thinks the work is over has another thing coming. With just a week left in the regular season, very little has been solidified in terms of playoff seeding, and virtually every team in the West has a significant amount at stake over their final three or four games. With the conference playoff standings being as tightly packed as they are, every individual win carries tremendous weight, particularly when you consider that many of the jockeying teams will face each other in this last week. And while there is no question that every team that makes the playoffs out of the West will have earned its way in, there are certain matchups that each team would prefer over others. With that being the case, Golden State must approach their final slate of games with the intention of locking up the sixth seed in the West, which would eliminate the possibility of having to face one of the top two seeds in the first round of the playoffs. Luckily for the Warriors, they control their own destiny with a one-game lead over the seventh-seeded Houston Rockets, but they will need every win they can get in order to maintain it.
CONSISTENTLY KLAY
Tuesday’s win was a perfect example of how the Warriors are a different kind of team when Klay Thompson is on a roll. He showed off his adept shooting touch on his way to scoring 30 points, his third career 30-plus game, including 25 in the first half after hitting his first nine shots from the field. His issue has never been the ability to score, but rather, to produce a consistent output from game to game. Finding that consistency will be the next step in the maturation of Thompson, a second-year guard who has already demonstrated tremendous growth in his game on defense.
OKLAHOMA CITY SCOUTING REPORT
Armed with two of the brightest stars in the game today in Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, the Thunder have their eyes set on a return to the NBA Finals, where they fell to the defending champion Miami Heat in five games last year. Currently sitting a half-game behind the Spurs for the best record in the West, Oklahoma City still has plenty left to play for as they look to lock up the top seed in the conference in their final four games, and they’ll rely on the usual recipe to get them there. Durant, who averages 28.3 points per game, needs to surpass Carmelo Anthony’s 28.6 points to become the first player since Michael Jordan to win four consecutive scoring titles. Westbrook is as tough of a point guard matchup as there is in the league, and then there’s the so-called “role players” like Serge Ibaka, Kevin Martin and Nick Collison. Needless to say, the Warriors will have their hands full on Thursday night. However, both teams need this win for their respective playoff positioning, so expect a well-fought game that sees both squads leave it all out on the floor.
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Injury Report
GSW: Brandon Rush (torn ACL and MCL, left knee) is out.

OKC: None.