Golden State 115, Charlotte 100

Date - Friday, December 21, 2012 10:30 PM
Location - Oracle Arena, Oakland, California
Officials - #54 Nick Buchert, #10 Ron Garretson, #20 Leroy Richardson
Attendance - 19596

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Charlotte 23 26 27 24 100
Golden State 31 27 31 26 115

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Charlotte 7-19 5-10 2-9 L14
Golden State 18-9 8-3 10-6 W1


Warriors 115, Bobcats 100:
David Lee recorded his third career triple-double with 23 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists as Golden State handed visiting Charlotte its 14th straight loss.

Stephen Curry hit a career-high eight 3-pointers en route to 27 points and Klay Thompson scored 20 for the Warriors, who have won 11 of their last 14 games.

Gerald Henderson scored 23 points and Ramon Sessions added 17 off the bench for the Bobcats. Bismack Biyombo chipped in 12 points and 14 rebounds for Charlotte, which endured slides of 16 and 23 games last season.

Golden State closed the first quarter with a 14-3 burst to take the lead and never trailed again. Lee started the surge with a three-point play and Curry buried a 3-pointer.

The Bobcats drew within a point in the second, but again the Warriors closed the quarter strong, getting another 3-pointer from Curry to take a 58-49 edge into the break. It would stretch to 89-76 entering the fourth quarter.

Back-to-back 3-pointers from Curry during an 10-0 burst in the final period pushed it to 113-92 with 3:38 left and allowed Golden State to empty the bench. The Warriors ended up hitting 14 of 27 3-point attempts and shooting 51.8 percent from the field.

Curry, who made seven 3-pointers in a loss at Sacramento on Wednesday, became the first player in franchise history to hit at least seven from beyond the arc in back-to-back games. … Carl Landry and Draymond Green each scored 11 points off the bench for Golden State. … Charlotte will try to snap its slide when it visits Denver on Saturday.

Top Game Performances

Charlotte   Golden State
Gerald Henderson 23 Scoring Stephen Curry 27
Kemba Walker 6 Assists David Lee 11
Bismack Biyombo 14 Rebounds David Lee 11
Gerald Henderson 7 Free Throws Made Harrison Barnes 4
Bismack Biyombo 1 Steals Harrison Barnes 2
Bismack Biyombo 2 Blocks Andris Biedrins 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Charlotte 100 36.7 8-21 26-35 19 44 4 5 7
Golden State 115 51.8 14-27 13-16 31 48 9 4 11

Upcoming Games

  • Golden State will play their next game at home against L.A. Lakers. The Warriors have a W/L % of .556 after a win and .889 after a loss.
  • Charlotte will play their next game on the road against Denver . The Hornets have a W/L % of .429 after a win and .211 after a loss.
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