Warriors trying to put together some wins
(Sports Network) – The Golden State Warriors (30-38) are four games behind
the Sacramento Kings for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western
Conference. They will split their final 14 games of the regular season evenly
between their homecourt and the road.
On Monday, the Washington Wizards play the third of a six-game road trip when
they visit the Warriors at The Arena in Oakland. It is the second and final
meeting of the campaign between the clubs. On February 8th, All-Star Gilbert
Arenas poured in 45 points and Caron Butler netted 34 to lead Washington to a
129-124 victory over Golden State in front of its home crowd.
Washington has won three of its last five at Golden State.
Golden State has won two in a row as it opens a three-game homestand against
Washington. On Sunday, Adonal Foyle scored 18 points as the Warriors downed
the Sacramento Kings, 90-83, at ARCO Arena.
Mike Dunleavy and Derek Fisher scored 17 points apiece in the win over
Sacramento for the Warriors, who have won four of their last five games
overall. Jason Richardson scored 16 points and grabbed eight rebounds, while
Troy Murphy pulled down 13 rebounds in defeat.
The Warriors are 18-16 at home this season. They will host the Hornets on
Wednesday and Sacramento on Friday.
After their three-game homestand, the Warriors embark on a three-game road
trip, which consist of games against Minnesota, Memphis and New