On Sunday night, the Golden State Warriors defeated the visiting Washington Wizards 139-115. This win extended their winning streak to eleven games dating back to last month. Stephen Curry exploded for forty-two points on 15-22 shooting from the field and 9-14 from the three-point line. Curry also scored or assisted on the teams first twenty-three points of the game. Klay Thompson scored twenty-three points which included him making four shots from the three-point line. Draymond Green logged in his fifth triple double of teh season with scoring eleven points, dishing out thirteen assists, and grabbing twelve rebounds. This is also Green’s nineteenth career triple double.
The Warriors swept through by far the toughest five game stretch of the season starting with the Memphis Grizzlies on March 26th and ending with the Washington Wizards last Sunday. The Warriors went a perfect five-for-five in these five games which included two games against the Houston Rockets and one game against the San Antonio Spurs. After sweeping this stretch of five games, the Warriors have increased their lead to 3.5 games over the Spurs for the one seed in the Western Conference and have shrunk their magic number to clinch the number one seed to four games. Both the Warriors offense and defense seem to be catching stride in the right time of the season which can only mean bad news for the rest of the teams come playoff time. Catch the next Warriors game tonight as they take on the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves one last time before the regular season ends. The game can be seen on NBC Bay Area Sports and tipoff is at 7:30 P.T./10:30 E.T.