SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Jordan Poole scored 20 points to lead a Golden State balanced scoring attack, and the Warriors staged a late Utah rally to beat the Jazz 94-92 on Sunday night.
Royce O’Neale countered Bojan Bogdanovic’s treble with his hand in the face and O’Neale was unable to make the header when the final whistle blew.
Stephen Curry added 13 points, but struggled with a 3-pointer a month after becoming the all-time NBA 3s leader, going 1 to 13 from deep and 5 out of 20 total.
Brother-in-law Damion Lee performed his role for the Warriors, coming on from the bench to hit four big 3-pointers and score 12 points for a team looking to build momentum ahead of Curry’s buzzer hit in the battle. won 105-103 over Houston on Friday night.
Joe Ingles finished the game at 89 with 4:09 to play before Poole answered.
Poole got off to a different start, replacing Klay Thompson, who suffered a late scrape with a surgically repaired left knee injury that sidelined him for the entire 2019-20 season. Poole goes 7 out of 13.
Bogdanovic – who recently tended to his injured left ring finger – scored 21 points while Rudy Gobert picked up 18 rebounds to take 12 points for the Jazz, who lost a fourth in a row to the Warriors. That record dates back to exactly a year ago, when the Jazz won 127-108 in Utah on January 23, 2021.
Rudy Gay’s No. 3 with 11:37 left pulled the Jazz in 83-78, then Gobert beat two properties later to reach 83-80 before another beat a rebound attack at 9: forty six. Gay finished with 16 points and four 3s.
Golden State’s Kevon Looney had the best five-game streak of his career with double-digit bounces ending when he won six pounds. But his three-point play on the putback with 1:48 left was significant and he finished with 10.
CURRY FROM THE worm
Curry, the defending champion scoring, is only 35th with 117 points from a 3-point range this month.
THOSPSON’S HUGE QUALITY
Coach Steve Kerr recalls Thompson’s 37-point record from seven years ago, when he started in the third round of a 126-101 win over the Sacramento Kings at Oracle Arena on January 23, 2015.
Curry’s Splash Brother took 52 points while taking 11 with 15 in 3 seconds.
“It was like a religious experience, one of the most powerful moments of my life,” Kerr said.
Jazz: Donovan Mitchell sits out for the third game in a row with a concussion but coach Quin Snyder takes precautions by checking in regularly and providing plans for games. “The concussions are very different. I feel for him in that sense,” Snyder said. … Veteran F Eric Paschall received a “Welcome Back to the Bay” and standing ovation when he signed up at the first 6:53 mark. He had six points in 12 minutes. … Jazz lost their third straight game at home to Golden State.
Warriors: Veteran Andre Iguodala is sidelined as Golden State deals with his left hip injury. “He’s feeling a lot better today, but we’re going to be safe and keep him out,” Kerr said. … Golden State cares about the ball, making only 10 spins.
Warriors: Hosted the Mavericks on Tuesday night, looking to regain a three-game losing streak and four slip-ups against Dallas at home.
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