Golden State Warriors (39-8) at Atlanta Hawks (41-9)
Tip-off: Friday, February 6th, 2015 – 4:30PM PDT
Location: Philips Arena, Atlanta, GA
TV: CSN Bay Area | Radio: KNBR 680 AM
Livetweet: @LetsGoWarriors #LetsGoWarriorsLive
Projected Starting Lineups:
PG: Stephen Curry (23.6 PPG, 4.7 RPG, 8.1 APG)
SG: Klay Thompson (22.4 PPG, 3.5 RPG, 3.0 APG)
SF: Harrison Barnes (10.3 PPG, 5.9 RPG, 1.4 APG)
PF: Draymond Green (11.2 PPG, 8.0 RPG, 3.6 APG)
C: Andrew Bogut (6.6 PPG, 8.4 RPG, 2.8 APG)
Head Coach: Steve Kerr (39-8, .830)
PG: Jeff Teague (16.8 PPG, 2.6 RPG. 7.5 APG)
SG: Kyle Korver (13.1 PPG, 4.2 RPG, 2.8 APG)
SF: DeMarre Carroll (11.6 PPG, 5.3 RPG, 1.5 APG)
PF: Paul Millsap (17.2 PPG, 8.0 RPG, 3.0 APG)
C: Al Horford (15.3 PPG, 7.0 RPG, 3.3 APG)
Head Coach: Mike Budenholzer (78-53, .595)
Last Times Out
PREVIOUS WARRIORS GAME: On 2/4/2015, the Warriors hosted the Dallas Mavericks, overcoming a 22-point deficit in the first quarter to win After a sluggish start, the Warriors poured it on the Kings, winning the game 128-114. Stephen Curry scored a season-high 51 points, 10-16 from long range.
PREVIOUS HAWKS GAME: On Wednesday, February 4th, the Hawks bounced back with a 105-96 victorty over the Washington Wizards after suffering their first loss in roughly a month to the New Orleans Pelicans.
PREVIOUS WARRIORS-HAWKS MATCHUP: On 3/7/2014, the Warriors defeated the Hawks 111-97 off a game-high 18 points from David Lee and 17 points from Jermaine O’Neal.
PREVIOUS WARRIORS-HAWKS MATCHUP IN ATLANTA: On 1/3/2014, the Warriors took home the 101-100 victory over the Hawks with Andre Iguodala scoring the game-winning three-pointer.
- “Warriors head coach Steve Kerr opened his shootaround news conference with: ‘Welcome to the NBA Finals.’…When Warriors point guard Stephen Curry walked past the gaggle of reporters at shootaround, he said: ‘What is this, Game 7?’” — Rusty Simmons, San Francisco Chronicle
- “Shelvin Mack (left calf strain) is questionable. Thabo Sefolosha (right calf strain) is out.” –- NBA
- “Ognjen Kuzmic is on D-League assignment with the Santa Cruz Warriors.” — NBA
- “.@ATLHawks became first set of 5 starters named Players of the Month. Tonight, the @warriors come to Atlanta.” — ESPN, Twitter
- “The Warriors have won five-straight against the Hawks, their longest win streak against Atlanta since a seven-game stretch from 2003-05.” — NBA
- “Hawks Head Coach Mike Budenholzer was an assistant coach with the San Antonio Spurs while Warriors Head Coach Steve Kerr was on the roster for four seasons (1998-01, 2002-03)… The pair won two NBA Championships together (1999, 2003).” — NBA
- On Guarding Steph Curry: “As Soon As He Gets Off The Bus, You Pick Him Up” — Kent Bazemore, CBS Atlanta