The Golden State Warriors faced yet another defeat in their game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, losing 130-123 in overtime. Despite a last-second three-pointer from Chet Holmgren to tie the game in regulation, the Thunder’s Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 10 points in overtime to secure the victory.
Golden State Warriors Fall to Oklahoma City Thunder in Overtime
The Warriors were once again missing Draymond Green, who is serving a five-game suspension for a physical altercation with Rudy Gobert of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Without Green, the Warriors struggled to keep up with the Thunder’s offensive firepower.
In other NBA action, Giannis Antetokounmpo put up an impressive 40 points to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 132-125 win over the Dallas Mavericks. Despite being down by 12 points in the second half, the Bucks rallied in the final quarter to secure the win.
Meanwhile, the Miami Heat’s seven-game winning streak was snapped by the Chicago Bulls in a 102-97 defeat. The Minnesota Timberwolves also came out on top in a close game against the New Orleans Pelicans, winning 121-120.
In a disappointing loss for the San Antonio Spurs, rookie Victor Wembanyama put up impressive numbers with 19 points, 13 rebounds, and eight blocked shots. However, the Spurs let a 19-point lead slip, ultimately losing 120-108 to the Memphis Grizzlies.
Despite the setback, the Warriors fought valiantly, showcasing resilience in the face of adversity. Holmgren’s clutch shot and the team’s determined effort in regulation displayed their commitment to turning the tide in their favor.
With their sixth straight loss, the Warriors will need to regroup and find a way to turn their season around. The Bucks, on the other hand, continue to show their strength and depth as they build towards something special. As for Wembanyama, the French rookie’s performance continues to impress, but the Spurs will need to find a way to close out games if they hope to end their losing streak.