The Golden State Warriors of the American Professional Basketball Association (NBA) defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers despite omitting all four starting players.
Golden State won 120-114 against Cleveland in the 2022-23 season NBA regular season held at the Rocket Mortgage Field House in Cleveland, Ohio, USA on the 21st (Korean time). With this victory, Golden State, which returned to a 50% win rate (23-23) in the regular league, rose to 7th place in the Western Conference.
On this day, Golden State missed a large number of key players. Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, team one-two punchers, as well as Draymond Green, Andrew Wiggins, and Kevon Rooney all did not participate. However, the bombardment of three-point shots down Golden State was still the same today. On this day, he made 23 three-pointers and became the final winner in the scoring battle with Cleveland.
Even if four people were missing, Jordan Poole led the victory with 32 points, 3 rebounds and 2 assists. Ty Jerome, who replaced Curry, recorded 22 points and 8 assists, and Dante Divicenzo also contributed 17 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists.
With Donovan Mitchell absent, Cleveland’s Darius Garland scored 31 points and Caris LeVert scored 22 points, but was unable to defeat Golden State in the game for points. 먹튀검증
Golden State led from the first quarter. At the beginning of the game, Poole burst into three-pointers in a row, and Jerome and Jonathan Cuminga added strength. Cleveland faced Garland, but the first quarter ended with a 33-28 Golden State lead thanks to the addition of Golden State Jamaica Green and Moses Moody.
In the second quarter, Golden State added Patrick Baldwin Jr. and Kuminga to the 3-point lineup. Cleveland counterattacked with bench members, but kept a 64-59 lead by adding 3-pointers to DiVincenzo and Green.
Golden State extended their lead in the third quarter. Jerome, Poole, and DiVincenzo scored three-pointers in a row, followed by goals from Cuminga and Rubin. Scores were added to the green and pool. With Green’s dunk, Cleveland trailed by 20 points, but Jedi Osman and Kevin Love scored 98-86 to finish the third quarter.
Cleveland tried to chase in the 4th quarter. Garland, Evan Mobley and Osman scored consecutively. Lebert added a 3-point shot, an assist, and a free throw with about 3 minutes left in the game. Thanks to Lebert’s performance, Cleveland chased Golden State to 119-114 with 33.5 seconds left in the game.
However, in the end, they failed to make a tie. As soon as Golden State lost a point to Lebert, DiVincenzo added a free throw score to break the atmosphere and succeed in securing the victory of the day.