Festus Ezeli was supposed to start the fourth quarter, but he motioned to Marreese Speights to take his place.
Mo Speights picks up his third foul, and Steve Kerr calls a timeout to figure out what he's going to do at center.
Marreese Speights off the bench instead.
Mo Speights is in for Ognjen Kuzmic, who has two fouls. Steve Kerr said he'll try to use Festus Ezeli late in the second quarter.
The Warriors' lineup: Aaron Craft, Harrison Barnes, Jason Kapono, Mitchell Watt and Marreese Speights. Houston 73, Warriors 62 (57.4, 3rd).
Mo Speights, who just got back from his grandfather's funeral in Florida, is checking in to play with Craft, Rush, Iguodala and Green.
Warriors big man Mo Speights, who was attending his grandfather's funeral in Florida, has rejoined the team in Hidalgo, Texas.
Mo Speights missed shootaround, but the Warriors expect him to arrive from his grandfather's funeral in time for the game vs. Houston.
Mo Speights out for the Warriors tonight due to the passing of his grandfather.
Mo Speights is in Florida for his grandfather's funeral. He's expected to rejoin the team for Sunday's game vs. Houston.
This is the most I've ever heard Mo Speights talk on defense. Andrew Bogut is rubbing off on him.
This is why Iguodala is really in the game. He's now playing with Nedovic, Rush, McAdoo and Speights.
Mo Speights is going to replace Ognjen Kuzmic, who picked up two fouls in 5 1/2 minutes.
Marreese Speights: "The starting five, they've been beating the second team real bad (in practice)."
How well GSW is feeling about things: Asked on KNBR if this is the most talented team 1 to 15 he's been on, Marreese Speights said, "15."
Mo Speights corner 3 to close the 3rd? Of course. GSW bench is a combined 13 for 17 to help the Warriors to 65% as a team, a 100-60 lead.
MEM pick CLE picked up in the Speights salary dump in '13 could end up the crucial sweetener if they ever move these non-guaranteed deals.
Steve Kerr: "I was pleasantly surprised when I arrived here & saw Mo Speights shooting the ball. I think Mo can fill that (stretch 4) role."
Arraignment for Marreese Speights, who last week was charged with driving under the influence, is scheduled for Sept. 16 in Tampa.