Tuesday , Feb , 15 , 2005 C.Y. Ellis

Golden State Warriors Team Report – February 15

=== Golden State Warriors Team Report – February 15 ===

(Sports Network) – The Golden State Warriors welcome the Dallas Mavericks
to The Arena in Oakland on Tuesday. This is the third meeting of the season
between the clubs. In the two previous contests, the teams split a pair of
games at American Airlines Center. The squads will play one final time in the
2004-05 campaign, as the Warriors will host the Mavericks once again on March

The Warriors have won two of the last three contests in this series. The
Mavericks have won 10 of their last 12 at Golden State.

Golden State has lost two straight games. On Sunday, Joe Johnson scored 23 and
three other Phoenix players recorded 20-plus point efforts, as the Suns held
off the Warriors, 106-102, in overtime at The Arena in Oakland.

Mike Dunleavy had 24 points and 12 rebounds for the Warriors, who have lost
four of their last five overall. Derek Fisher added 19 points and Jason
Richardson scored 18 and pulled down 12 boards for Golden State, which rallied
in the fourth quarter only to come up short.

The Warriors are just 10-16 as the host this season. Golden State has lost
five of its last six at home.

Golden State visits the Seattle SuperSonics on Wednesday it its final contest
before the All-Star break. The Warriors are 0-2 against the Sonics this
season. The teams will play once more in the campaign, as Golden State will
host Seattle on April 3rd.

Dunleavy has scored in double-digits in five straight games. He is averaging
19.2 points and 7.8 rebounds in that span. The Duke product has scored 20 or
more points nine times this season.