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Warriors Outplayed by Spurs

Golden State Suffers First Home Loss of Season
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The Warriors lost their first home game of the season Tuesday night, falling to the San Antonio Spurs 113-100. The Warriors shot an impressive 54% from the floor against the Spurs’ stifling defense, but their 20 turnovers proved too costly to overcome. Klay Thompson paced the Dubs with 29 points after missing the last game with a hand injury, while Harrison Barnes notched a new season-high with 20 points. The loss is the Warriors’ second in as many games following a perfect 5-0 start.

As had been the case for their prior two games, the Warriors did not do themselves any favors against San Antonio. After totaling a season-high 27 turnovers in Sunday’s loss to Phoenix, Tuesday’s game marked the third-straight in which Golden State has given the ball away 20 or more times. Against many teams, the Warriors will be able to overcome that kind of sloppy play by way of their superior talent, but against the defending champs, only so many mistakes can be afforded. They made too many on Tuesday, and the result is back-to-back losses for the first time in this early season.

Warriors Lose to Spurs 113-100

The Warriors lose to the San Antonio Spurs 113-100 on Tuesday night at Oracle Arena.

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Warriors Lose to Spurs 113-100

The Warriors lose to the San Antonio Spurs 113-100 on Tuesday night at Oracle Arena.
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Spurs vs. Warriors

Tony Parker scores 28 points, Tim Duncan adds a double-double as the Spurs defeat the Warriors.
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Curry All the Way

Stephen Curry grabs the round and races the length of the court for the layup and the foul.
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While they’d always prefer to win, the Warriors can use this loss as a bit of a wakeup call. Overall their record is still among the tops in the league, but they clearly have yet to hit on all cylinders over the course of a complete game. They’ll get another opportunity to do just that and get back on the winning track on Thursday when they host the visiting Brooklyn Nets at Oracle.





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