OAKLAND, Calif. — The Golden State Warriors used the third quarter but once more to create a substantial quantity of distance from their opponent. On this evening, the Philadelphia 76ers witnessed a drastic 36-21-point disparity.
And on the finish of 4 quarters, the Warriors completed on high 135-114 to badert their conference-high sixth straight victory Saturday evening at Oracle Arena.
Philadelphia (6-7) was proper there for the primary two quarters. The contest was tied with 7:29 remaining within the third till the Golden State blitzed the Sixers with a 27-11 run. It was a blitz too chilly to beat.
After lacking Wednesday’s sport with a left-thigh contusion, Kevin Durant returned for a game-high 29 factors on 11-of-18 from the sector, Three-of-6 from downtown to go together with 5 rebounds, 4 badists, two steals and two blocks in 28 minutes of play.
Klay Thompson scored 23 factors and drained 4 triples. Stephen Curry chipped in 22 factors and nailed three Three-pointers.
The Warriors led by as many as 26 factors.
Center Joel Embiid did not have his greatest evening. He produced 12 factors on Four-of-12 capturing and pulled down seven boards. The large man and Durant have been hit with a double technical for jawing at one another after Embiid hacked the small ahead from behind to stop a dunk.
Embiid needed to go away an impression on this sport. He shared with the media on Friday that he informed Draymond Green over the summer season that he was going to ‘kick his a–” on the courtroom. He had his alternative late within the sport. Early within the fourth, Green drove across the large man and tossed up a left-handed floater that banked in over the outstretched arms of Embiid. On his manner again on protection, Green held out his left hand in amazement.
Green completed with 10 factors, a game-high 10 rebounds, seven badists, a game-high 5 blocks and two steals. He received the perfect of Embiid Saturday evening.
Golden State closes out this four-game homestand Monday when the Orlando Magic go to the Bay.