Monday , Mar , 14 , 2005 C.Y. Ellis

Golden State Warriors Team Report – March 14

=== Golden State Warriors Team Report – March 14 ===

(Sports Network) – The Golden State Warriors start a two-game homestand on
Monday, as they welcome Tracy McGrady and the Houston Rockets to The Arena in

It will be the second meeting of the season between the clubs. On December
17th, the Rockets knocked off the Warriors, 100-83, at the Toyota Center. With
the win, Houston snapped a two-game series losing streak. The teams will once
more in the 2004-05 campaign, as the Warriors will host the Rockets on April
5th at The Arena in Oakland.

The home team has won five straight contests in this series. The Rockets have
won four of six and seven of the last 10 meetings. Houston has lost two
straight after winning its last 15 at Golden State.

The Warriors will host the Sacramento Kings on Thursday in the finale of the
homestand. Golden State is 1-1 against Sacramento this season and will visit
the Kings on Sunday at ARCO Arena in the final meeting of the 2004-05 campaign
between the clubs.

After Thursday’s game, Golden State will travel to Phoenix to face the
explosive Suns on Friday at America West Arena. The Warriors are 0-2 against
the Suns and will host them on April 8th in the last contest of the campaign
between the squads.

On Saturday, Jason Richardson and Mike Dunleavy both scored 22 points to lead
Golden State to a 105-92 win over the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena. Baron
Davis added 20 points and eight assists, while Derek Fisher had 15 points and
eight rebounds for the Warriors, who concluded a season-high eight-game road
trip with a 4-4 record on the swing.

The Warriors are 8-19 in games decided by 10 points or more this season.
Golden State is 11-18 as the host and is 3-7 in its last 10 at The Arena in

Richardson has scored in double-digits in 52 of the 54 games that he has
played in this season. He leads the Warriors in scoring (22.6 ppg) and is
second on the team in rebounds (6.0 rpg).