Golden State 113, Phoenix 93

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, February 2, 2013 10:30 PM
Location - Oracle Arena, Oakland, California
Officials - #30 John Goble, #14 Ed Malloy, #52 Scott Twardoski
Attendance - 19596

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Phoenix 29 23 22 19 93
Golden State 26 22 33 32 113

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Phoenix 16-32 12-12 4-20 L2
Golden State 30-17 16-6 14-11 W4

Recap

Warriors 113, Suns 93: Stephen Curry returned to the lineup with 29 points and eight assists as Golden State exploded in the second half and easily dispatched visiting Phoenix.

Harrison Barnes matched a career high with 21 points and David Lee collected 16 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists for the Warriors, who have won four straight and seven of nine. Curry went 11-of-20 from the field and hit six 3-pointers after missing the previous two games with an ankle sprain.

Michael Beasley scored 24 points off the bench and Jared Dudley had 16 as the Suns fell to 4-20 on the road.

Curry had 10 points in the first half but Golden State trailed 52-48 at the break. Phoenix scored the first six points of the third quarter to make it a 10-point edge before the Warriors took off on a 13-0 run to grab the lead.

The Suns would go on top again briefly before Curry got hot and buried back-to-back 3-pointers. Lee capped an 11-2 burst with a three-point play and Golden State took an 81-74 lead into the final frame.

Curry opened the fourth with a 3-pointer and handed out two assists in a 9-0 spurt to stretch the lead to double figures and the Warriors never looked back. Klay Thompson’s 3-pointer with 2:21 left pushed it to 110-89 before Golden State emptied the bench.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Suns slipped to 3-4 under interim coach Lindsey Hunter. … All five starters scored in double figures for the Warriors, including Andrew Bogut with 11 points on 5-of-9 shooting. Bogut logged 25 minutes to match his high since returning to the lineup last week. … Lee’s double-double was his NBA-leading 31st.

Top Game Performances

Phoenix   Golden State
Michael Beasley 24 Scoring Stephen Curry 29
Goran Dragic 7 Assists Stephen Curry 8
Luis Scola 14 Rebounds David Lee 12
Goran Dragic 5 Free Throws Made David Lee 4
Luis Scola 3 Steals Stephen Curry 2
Luis Scola 1 Blocks Andrew Bogut 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Phoenix 93 40.7 5-15 18-24 22 48 1 7 12
Golden State 113 50.6 9-19 14-20 34 47 3 5 13

Upcoming Games

  • Golden State will play their next game on the road against Houston. The Warriors have a W/L % of .600 after a win and .706 after a loss.
  • Phoenix will play their next game on the road against Memphis . The Suns have a W/L % of .353 after a win and .323 after a loss.