Warriors secure a 106-92 road win over the New York Knicks.
The Warriors bounced back from a tough loss in Atlanta as they earned a 106-92 road victory against the New York Knicks on Saturday night. Draymond Green and Stephen Curry fueled the squad to their 40th win of the season. With the victory, Golden State improves to 15-2 against the Eastern Conference and 7-0 in their slate alternates.
It didn't take long for the Warriors to find their rhythm at Madison Square Garden, as Harrison Barnes's first quarter lob sparked an early 15-0 run for the Dubs. Eight different players scored during the first quarter alone as the squad gained a lead they would never look back on. The first half concluded with the Warriors leading the Knicks 64-48, thanks to the Dubs’ hot shooting (51.2% from the field) and defense (holding the Knicks to 42.9%). Though they maintained their lead throughout the third quarter, the Warriors couldn't get their shots to fall and the Knicks began to fight their way back into the game with a 16-0 run in the final quarter. Stephen Curry ultimately sealed the win for the Dubs, scoring five points in the final three minutes.