The Golden State Warriors is playing against Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday at Chase Center in San Francisco.
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Both the Golden State Warriors and the Oklahoma City Thunder have a lot to lose in the last week of the regular season.
The game will take place in San Francisco, and the Warriors will try to keep from having to go to the play-in tournament. While the Thunder are trying to get into that play-in tournament at the same time.
The 10th-place Oklahoma City Thunder (38-41) are ahead of Dallas by one game and ahead of Utah by one and a half games for the last play-in spot. They are a game behind Minnesota for ninth place.
The Thunder have lost five of their last seven games, including Sunday’s 128-118 loss to Phoenix at home.
Meanwhile, even though they lost 112-110 in Denver on Sunday, Golden State has won five of their last seven games.
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With a 41-38 record, the Warriors are now sixth in the Western Conference, half a game ahead of both the Los Angeles Lakers and the New Orleans Pelicans.
Stephen Curry has said that it doesn’t matter where the team is in the rankings, the last three games of the regular season are very important.
In the last three games, Curry has a lot at stake, and it’s not just about winning the series to move on in the playoffs. That is very important.
On Sunday, Curry shot 2-for-14 from 3-point range, which was his worst shooting game of the season.
Klay Thompson had 25 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists, and 1 steal in 39 minutes as the Warriors lost to the Nuggets 112-110 on Sunday.
Thompson’s last shot, which could have won the game, was blocked by Jamal Murray, but the sharpshooter’s high number of shots gave him a big point total.
His averages of 21.8 points, 3.8 rebounds, 2.2 assists, and 1.0 steals over that time have helped him continue to do well in point leagues.
The Warriors might have a big day on Tuesday.
The Athletic says that Andrew Wiggins will be at Tuesday’s game, the article states that Wiggins’ absence from the squad was due to his need to be with his ailing father.
Even though he won’t be playing, Wiggins is expected to watch the Warriors’ home game on Tuesday. He might play in one of the Warriors’ last two games.
Wiggins is scoring 17.1 points per game on a career-best 39.6 percent 3-point shooting.
Even though they have a bad 9-30 record on the road, the Warriors have a respectable 32-8 record at Chase Center. In their last 12 home games, the Dubs have won 11.
The Warriors are 2-1 against the Thunder this season. On February 6, the Warriors won 141-114 at home. The last time they played, though, on March 7, Oklahoma City won 137-128.
- Ty Jerome (Not Injury Related) – Out
- Andrew Wiggins (Personal) – Out
- Andre Iguodala (Wrist) – Out
- Ryan Rollins (Foot) – Out for the season
- Kenrich Williams (Wrist) – Out for the season
- Chet Holmgren (Foot) – Out for the season