Golden State Warriors Team Report – February 7
=== Golden State Warriors Team Report – February 7 ===
(Sports Network) – The Golden State Warriors play the second of a four-game
road trip, as they visit the Miami Heat on Monday at AmericanAirlines Arena.
It will be the second and final meeting of the season between the teams. On
January 12, the Heat defeated the Warriors, 98-91, at The Arena in Oakland.
Overall, Miami has won two straight and eight of the last 10 in this series.
Golden State has lost nine straight at Miami. The last time the Warriors beat
the Heat on the road was on November 24, 1993.
On Saturday, Kenyon Martin poured in a game-high 24 points and grabbed nine
rebounds as the Denver Nuggets routed Golden State, 107-91, at the Pepsi
Center. Speedy Claxton’s 17 points led the way for Golden State, which has
lost seven of its last eight games overall.
Zarko Cabarkapa scored 16 points off the bench for Golden State in Saturday’s
loss, while Jason Richardson netted 13 in defeat. The Warriors shot a dismal
38 percent (33-of-86) from the field, including just 5-of-19 from three-point
Golden State is 4-27 when it scores under 100 points this season.
The Warriors, who will also visit the Orlando Magic on Tuesday and the New
Orleans Hornets o Friday on the current swing, are a dismal 3-19 as the
visitor. Golden State has lost nine straight on the road.
Golden State’s last win on the road was on December 26th against the
Sacramento Kings at ARCO Arena.
Richardson has scored in double-digits in 37 of the 38 games that he played in
this season and has logged 40 or more minutes in 17 of those contests. The
Michigan State product has scored 20 or more points in nine of his last 10
games and is averaging 28 points in that span.
The Warriors return home on Sunday to host Steve Nash and the Phoenix Suns.
Golden State is 0-1 against the Suns this season.