The Golden State Warriors pulled off a 106-104 come-from-behind victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday to remain on top of the Western Conference.
Down by 12 points entering the fourt quarter, the Warriors managed to cope up against the offense of the 76ers by limiting to only 14 points while scoring 28. Stephen Curry scored 29 points in 8-for-23 shooting from the field and 8-for-8 from the free throw line while Klay Thompson added 28 points to help the Warriors complete a comeback.
Draymond Green’s defense was in a total show with his six blocks and four steals aside from his 20 points, eight rebounds and eight assists. Green supplied the necessary defense when the game got closed in the fourth.
For the 76ers, Dario Saric had 25 points, seven rebounds, six assists and three steals. Jahlil Okafor had 22 points and six rebounds to help Philadelphia in a losing cause.
The 76ers outscored the Warriors, 31-20, in the third quarter to build a 14-point lead but the Warriors have enough firepower to pull the rally.
The Warriors record is now at 53-14, just half game ahead of the San Antonio spurs. As a matter of fact, the Warriors are 5-5 in their last 10 games while the Spurs are 9-1.
Will the Warriors be able to stay on top of the Western Conference?