Thursday , Dec , 16 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Golden State Warriors Team Report – December 16

=== Golden State Warriors Team Report – December 16 ===

(Sports Network) – The Golden State Warriors lost to the New Orleans
Hornets, 98-89, on Wednesday. The Warriors are 1-1 on their current four-game
road trip.

Troy Murphy posted 25 points and 12 boards for the Warriors, picking up the
scoring slack for Speedy Claxton, who had just four of his 21 points in the
second half. Claxton also established a season-high with 12 helpers for Golden
State, which fell for the third time in seven tries.

Claxton notched his second double-double in as many nights after registering
18 points and 10 assists in Tuesday’s win over Dallas. The Warriors have
dropped eight straight on the road against the Hornets.

Murphy has scored in double-digits in four straight games. He is averaging 18
points and 9.8 rebounds in that span.

The Warriors are off until Friday when they visit Yao Ming and the Houston
Rockets. Last season, the teams split four games.