With tonight’s 115-101 loss against the Utah Jazz, the Warriors concede their first lost at ORACLE Arena during the postseason (4-1)...The loss brings the series to 3-1 as they head back to Utah...Prior to tonight’s loss the Warriors had won nine straight at ORACLE Arena...The last time the Warriors lost a game at ORACLE Arena was on 4/7/07 vs San Antonio 89-126.
The Warriors played in front of a franchise record 20,679 fans tonight. It marks the largest crowd to ever witness a basketball game in the state of California. The Warriors are averaging 20,662 fans per game in the playoffs.
The Warriors are now 21-10 dating back to March 5...Overall the Warriors have won 15 of their last 18 games at home.
The Warriors have now posted a 5-5 record in the playoffs against two teams (Dallas 67-15 and Utah 51-31) that registered a combined 118-46 record during the regular season.
Al Harrington made his third consecutive start and registered a playoff career-high 24 points, tied a playoff career-high eight FGMs and pulled down three rebounds...Harrington is averaging 19.3 points and 3.5 rebounds during the Western Conference Semifinals...Harrington is averaging 14.5 points while starting during the playoffs (four starts).
Stephen Jackson finished the game with three rebounds, three assists and a series-high 24 points, 11 of those points coming in the first quarter....Jackson set a playoff season-high 11 free throws made...Jackson is averaging 19.8 points and 3.2 assists over the last five games.
Mickael Pietrus set a playoff career-high with three blocks on the night...Pietrus’ previous playoff career-high was two blocked shots vs. Utah on 5/11/07.
Andris Biedrins tied playoff career-highs with three blocked shots and one assist while adding 10 rebounds and seven points...Biedrins has recorded 10-plus rebounds four times during the playoffs.
Baron Davis finished the night with 15 points and seven assists...Davis is averaging 25.4 points, 7.2 assists and 4.2 rebounds over the last five games.
Monta Ellis came off the bench and scored 15 points in 22 minutes...Ellis is averaging 12.5 points over the last two games.
All five Utah starters scored in double-digits...Carlos Boozer led the team in points and rebounds for the second consecutive night finishing with 34 points and 12 boards.
Derek Fisher finished the night with his series-high 21 points while adding five assists.