Golden State Warriors Team Report – March 23
=== Golden State Warriors Team Report – March 23 ===
(Sports Network) – The Golden State Warriors go for their fourth straight
victory, as the square off on Wednesday against the Dallas Mavericks at The
Arena in Oakland.
It will be the fourth and final meeting of the season between the clubs.
Dallas has won two of the three previous contests, as it won in overtime on
November 8th at home and on February 15th at The Arena in Oakland. The
Warriors victory cam on December 14th at American Airlines Center.
Overall, the Mavericks have won two of three and 22 of the last 24 contests in
this series. Dallas has won 10 of 11 and 11 of its last 13 at Golden State.
Golden State begins a three-game homestand. The Warriors are also scheduled to
host the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday and the New York Knicks on Friday on the
On Sunday, Troy Murphy poured in 29 points and grabbed 14 rebounds as the
Warriors defeated the Sacramento Kings, 104-94, at ARCO Arena. Murphy went 9-
of-17 from the field and hit 7-of-10 from the free throw line for Golden
State, which has won four of its last five overall.
Zarko Cabarkapa finished with 17 points off the bench in Sunday’s win for the
Warriors, while Mike Dunleavy and Baron Davis each netted 13 in the victory.
Rookie Andris Biedrins, filling in for the absent Jason Richardson (personal
reasons), got his first start of the season and set a career-high with 12
points and 10 rebounds.
Richardson is questionable for Wednesday’s game. He has missed a total of 10
games this season.
The Warriors, who are 10-19 in games decided by 10 points or more this season,
are just 12-19 as the host. Golden State is 3-7 in its last 10 at home.
Murphy is averaging 15.5 points and 10.1 rebounds in his last 10 contests. He
has recorded 28 double-doubles this season.