Monday , Nov , 27 , 2006 C.Y. Ellis

Golden State is comfortable at home

(Sports Network) – Golden State plays the second of a four-game homestand on
Monday, as they host the San Antonio Spurs at ORACLE Arena. The Warriors are
7-3 at home this season.

San Antonio has won seven in a row over the Warriors. The last time Golden
State defeated the Spurs was at home on March 15, 2004. The Spurs have won
three straight after losing their last two at Golden State.

Golden State picked up a big win in the opener of the stand. Matt Barnes
scored 17 of his career-best 24 points in the third quarter and Monta Ellis
added 21, as the Warriors used a balanced attack to knock off the Utah Jazz,

Troy Murphy contributed 15 points and 12 rebounds in the win over Utah for the
Warriors, while Andris Biedrins ended with 14 points and 17 boards in the

The Warriors are scheduled to host Jermaine O’Neal the Indiana Pacers on
Wednesday and the Milwaukee Bucks on December 2nd in the finale of the current

Indiana has lost two straight and three of its last four at Golden State,
while Milwaukee has won seven of its last 11 as the visitor against the

Two-time All-Star Baron Davis leads the Warriors in scoring (20.7 ppg) and
assists (7.9 apg). Davis is hampered by strained rib cage muscle and is
questionable for Monday’s game against San Antonio.

Golden State has scored over 100 points 10 times this season and is 7-3 in
those contests.