Tuesday , Mar , 08 , 2005 C.Y. Ellis

Golden State Warriors Team Report – March 8

=== Golden State Warriors Team Report – March 8 ===

(Sports Network) – The Golden State Warriors visit the Philadelphia 76ers on
Tuesday at the Wachovia Center.

Philadelphia posted a 112-104 victory over the Warriors at The Arena in
Oakland on January 3rd. The Sixers have won two straight after losing the
previous three meetings. Golden State has lost five of its last six trips to
Philadelphia.

Golden State had a two-game win streak halted on Sunday, as it fell 115-99 to
the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. Jason Richardson paced the
Warriors with 24 points and Troy Murphy added 23 points and 10 rebounds in the
contest.

Baron Davis added 13 points off the bench, while Mike Dunleavy chipped in 11
points. The Warriors shot 46 percent in the contest, including 12-of-26 (.462)
from three-point range. Golden State hit 15-of-24 (.625) from the charity
stripe.

The Warriors were outrebounded, 41-30, against the Knicks in the losing
effort. Golden State committed just eight turnovers in the contest.

Golden State, which is in the midst of a season-high eight-game road trip, is
7-23 in foreign buildings. The Warriors have lost 13 of their last 17 road
contests. During its current road swing, Golden State has split four games.
This is the franchise’s longest road trip since moving from Philadelphia in
1962.

Richardson has scored more than 20 points in eight straight games and is
averaging 27.5 points and 5.8 rebounds in that span. The Michigan State
product has played 40 or minutes in five of the eight eight contests.

The Warriors will visit the defending world champion Detroit Pistons on
Wednesday at The Palace of Auburn Hills. Earlier this season, the Pistons
defeated Golden State, 94-88, at The Arena in Oakland.

After playing the Pistons, Golden State will play the Indiana Pacers at
Conseco Fieldhouse on Friday and the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday at Philips
Arena in the finale of the season-high road trip.

Golden State enters the game against Philadelphia with a 2-2 record on the
swing.

GSW