Warriors Open Road Trip With Loss In Phoenix The Warriors suffered a 102-91 loss to the Suns in their first road game of the season on Monday afternoon. Monta Ellis returned from a one-game absence and finished with 18 points and 11 assists, and Dominic McGuire started in place of David Lee (illness) and tallied 14 points and nine rebounds. The Warriors shot 50 percent from the field but yielded 16 offensive rebounds and turned the ball over 17 times. Losers of two straight, the Warriors will continue their first road trip of the season on Wednesday when they visit the San Antonio Spurs.
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Tim Roye's Game Recap - 1/2
Mark Jackson Postgame - 1/2
Points Ellis - 18 McGuire - 14
Nash - 21 Morris - 16
Rebounds McGuire - 9 Brown - 7
Frye - 10 Morris - 9
Assists Ellis - 11 D Wright - 4
Nash - 9 Price - 4
Steals Ellis - 1 Five Tied - 1
Nash - 2 Four Tied - 1
Mark Jackson On Today's Game:
You know, disappointing loss. You shoot 50 percent on the road you should come out ahead with a win. Put teams on the foul line, turn the basketball over and give up 16 offensive rebounds, its a recipe for disaster. I understand this is a process but this is a 66-game season and we need to speed up the process. I will find guys that are playing well, competing and executing the game plan, and if that means playing five guys 48 minutes, I will. They will tell me how many guys will play by their performance. Just a disappointing loss.
Monta Ellis On Today's Game:
Pretty much all the games are very important. We get off to a great start and games we should win we should win. I feel like tonight was one of those games we should have won. Youve got to find a way to get games like this and find a way to win. You cant come out and be down by three in the fourth and then go down by 10 and try to come back and win. No excuses. I was out there and we didnt get the job done.
Stephen Curry On Today's Game:
Channing hit a big three and they had two straight possessions where they got buckets and they increased the lead and we had to start pressing from then on. We just needed those stops. These were two pretty high powered offensive teams and they made timely buckets and we needed stops on those possessions and when you get in the fourth quarter, thats definitely where you win games. That was the difference right there.
Monday, January 2, 2012
US Airways Center Phoenix, AZ
Wednesday, January 4, 2012 5:30 p.m.
AT&T Center San Antonio, TX
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