Warriors 117 - Thunder 91
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Warriors Erase the Thunder on Whiteout Night

Barnes Goes 5-for-5 on 3-Pointers as Dubs' Home Winning Streak Reaches 12
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The Warriors took the cue from their opponent’s name and brought the thunder from the opening tip, beating Oklahoma City 117-91 on Monday’s Whiteout Night at Oracle Arena.

The Dubs got off to a great start, thanks in large part to Klay Thompson. The sharp-shooting guard went on a scoring binge, tallying 13 straight Warriors points over a 1:25 stretch early in the game. Thompson’s personal 13-2 run was punctuated by an alley-oop dunk off a Draymond Green assist, and that was just one of the many Warriors highlights in this adrenaline-filled rout that saw the Dubs in front by double digits for nearly the final three full quarters.

Whether it was Stephen Curry’s dazzling dribbling displays or Harrison Barnes sinking 3-pointer after 3-pointer, the Warriors were in control of this one from the very start, and the 97th straight sellout crowd on Warriors Ground loved every minute of it.

Barnes led the Warriors with 23 points, matching a career-high with five three pointers on five attempts. Curry stuffed the stat sheet with 19 points, nine rebounds, six assists and four steals and Klay Thompson had 19 points, including a high-flying dunk over multiple defenders that sent Dub Nation into an absolute frenzy.

Warriors Take Down OKC 117-91

The Warriors beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 117-91 on Monday night at Oracle Arena.

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Warriors Take Down OKC 117-91

The Warriors beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 117-91 on Monday night at Oracle Arena.
Jan 6, 2015  |  02:53

Arena Link: Harrison Barnes

Harrison Barnes chats with the GameTime crew after scoring 23 points and grabbing seven boards in the Warriors win over the Thunder.
Jan 5, 2015  |  00:00

Dunk of the Night - Klay Thompson

Klay Thompson drives the lane for the big one-handed slam against the Thunder.
Jan 4, 2015  |  00:00

Iguodala Jam

Andre Iguodala with a big-time finish on Monday night.
Jan 5, 2015  |  00:00

Dribble and Drive

Stephen Curry with a nice move then drives to the basket for two.
Jan 4, 2015  |  00:00

Green to Thompson

Klay Thompson takes the pass and finishes with a wonderful slam.
Jan 4, 2015  |  00:00

Thunder vs. Warriors

Stephen Curry scores 19 points and dishes out six assists as the Warriors beat OKC at ORACLE Arena.
Jan 4, 2015  |  00:00

All 11 Warriors players who played entered the scoring column, and seemingly every one of them had their own signature moment on this game. Green followed his triple-double from Friday with an 11-point, 13-rebound double-double, Andre Iguodala banked home a 3-pointer to start a 3-point play and Justin Holiday gave the team some very valuable minutes with 12 points off the bench.

While the Warriors were clicking on all cylinders, the Thunder struggled mightily. Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant shot a combined 8-for-37, and the Warriors’ league-leading defense held Oklahoma City as a whole to 30.6 percent shooting.

With the win, the Warriors improve upon their NBA-best 27-5 record. The victory also gave the Dubs their first season series triumph over the Thunder since 2007-08, the team’s last season in Seattle.

Winners of four straight games and 12 straight at home, the Dubs will look to keep the momentum rolling on Wednesday when they host the Pacers on Draymond Green Bobblehead Night.


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