Golden State Warriors fight back; defeat San Antonio Spurs 112-92

Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant led the Warriors to take their second straight win, with this result Warriors climb up to six in the NBA standings

Golden State Warriors fight back; defeat San Antonio Spurs 112-92
Klay Thompson #11 of the Golden State Warriors handles the ball against the San Antonio Spurs on November 2, 2017 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. Photo: Darren Carroll/NBAE via Getty Images
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The Golden State Warriors defeat San Antonio Spurs at AT&T Center on Thursday night. With this result, they got their second straight win road game.

The Warriors are now 6-3, tied with Utah Jazz, Memphis Grizzlies and Minnesota Timberwolves for the third place in the Western Conference.

Klay Thompson notched 27 points, with three rebounds and two assists. Followed by Kevin Durant who scored 24 points, eight rebounds and added five assists.

Spurs' forward LaMarcus Aldridge led their team to score 24 points, with ten rebounds, and two assists. While Kyle Anderson, only marked 16 points, with seven rebounds and four assists.

Spurs led at the half

San Antonio started dominating the game scoring 33 points first-quarter points, while the Warriors scored only 24 points. The Warriors showed lack of pace and chemistry, especially on defense.

In the second quarter, Golden State had begun to increase their pace, especially because Durant, Thompson and Stephen Curry were playing better. The Warriors end up scoring 26 points, whilst Spurs only 22.

Although the Warriors were struggling to reduce their deficit, the first half ended 55-50.

Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors handles the ball against the San Antonio Spurs on November 2, 2017 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. Photo: Darren Carroll/NBAE via Getty Images
Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors handles the ball against the San Antonio Spurs on November 2, 2017, at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. Photo: Darren Carroll/NBAE via Getty Images

Warriors show their force and shift up the game

The second half started with Warriors turning up the game to Draymond Green hitting a three-point shot and consequently Thompson as well.  

Despite San Antonio fighting to reduce their deficit, Golden State ran away in the third quarter, pouring in 34 points, whilst the hosts scored 23. 

The Warriors began the fourth quarter leading 84-78. They controlled the game giving no chance for the rivals. Including the fact that the Spurs gave up and shot only 14 points.

Eventually, Golden State came out on top with the victory, beating the Spurs by 20.

 Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors passes the ball against the San Antonio Spurs on November 2, 2017 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. Photo: Mark Sobhani via NBA
Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors passes the ball against the San Antonio Spurs on November 2, 2017 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. Photo: Mark Sobhani via NBA
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Up Next

The Golden State Warriors will visit the Denver Nuggets in their next game on Nov. 4 at Pepsi Center

The Spurs face Charlotte Hornets today, at the same AT&T Center on 8:30 p.m. ET.