Wednesday, May 25 2022

Through 1 Quarter

The Golden State Warriors are flexing their muscles against the Brooklyn Nets, showing why they were favored to win all along. The Warriors are way out in front after one quarter with a 31-20 lead over Brooklyn.

Small forward Andrew Wiggins has taken over for Golden State, currently boasting 14 points (45% of their total) in addition to five boards, two steals, and two blocks. Brooklyn has been relying on the performance of center Nicolas Claxton, who has seven points along with six rebounds.

Who’s Playing

Brooklyn @ Golden State

Current Records: Brooklyn 29-19; Golden State 36-13

What to Know

The Brooklyn Nets are 3-9 against the Golden State Warriors since November of 2015, but they’ll have a chance to close the gap a little bit this past Saturday. Brooklyn will take on Golden State at 8:30 p.m. ET at Chase Center after having had a few days off. The Warriors should still be feeling good after a victory, while the Nets will be looking to right the ship.

Brooklyn was within striking distance but couldn’t close the gap this past Wednesday as they fell 124-118 to the Denver Nuggets. Point guard Patty Mills put forth a good effort for the losing side as he had 21 points and six assists.

Meanwhile, the Dubs netted a 124-115 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves this past Thursday. Golden State’s point guard Stephen Curry did his thing and shot 6-for-10 from beyond the arc and finished with 29 points, six assists and eight boards.

Brooklyn is expected to lose this next one by 9.5. Those betting on them against the spread shouldn’t have high expectations for them since the team is 0-4 ATS when expected to lose.

The Nets are now 29-19 while the Warriors sit at 36-13. A pair of stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: Brooklyn comes into the matchup boasting the third highest field goal percentage in the league at 47.30%. But the Dubs have been holding their opponents to a field goal percentage of 42.50%, which places them first in the league. These opposing strengths should make for an exciting matchup.

How To Watch

  • When: Saturday at 8:30 p.m. ET
  • Where: Chase Center — San Francisco, California
  • TV: ABC
  • Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $219.00

Odds

The Warriors are a big 9.5-point favorite against the Nets, according to the latest NBA odds.

The line on this game has moved quite a bit since it opened, as it started out with the Warriors as a 6.5-point favorite.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

Golden State have won nine out of their last 12 games against Brooklyn.

  • Nov 16, 2021 – Golden State 117 vs. Brooklyn 99
  • Feb 13, 2021 – Brooklyn 134 vs. Golden State 117
  • Dec 22, 2020 – Brooklyn 125 vs. Golden State 99
  • Feb 05, 2020 – Brooklyn 129 vs. Golden State 88
  • Nov 10, 2018 – Golden State 116 vs. Brooklyn 100
  • Oct 28, 2018 – Golden State 120 vs. Brooklyn 114
  • Mar 06, 2018 – Golden State 114 vs. Brooklyn 101
  • Nov 19, 2017 – Golden State 118 vs. Brooklyn 111
  • Feb 25, 2017 – Golden State 112 vs. Brooklyn 95
  • Dec 22, 2016 – Golden State 117 vs. Brooklyn 101
  • Dec 06, 2015 – Golden State 114 vs. Brooklyn 98
  • Nov 14, 2015 – Golden State 107 vs. Brooklyn 99

Injury Report for Golden State

  • Nemanja Bjelica: Out (Back)
  • Andre Iguodala: Out (Hip)
  • Draymond Green: Out (Back)
  • James Wiseman: Out (Knee)

Injury Report for Brooklyn

  • Paul Millsap: Out (Personal)
  • James Harden: Game-Time Decision (Hand)
  • Joe Harris: Out (Ankle)
  • Kevin Durant: Out (Knee)

Source: CBSSports.com

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