Warriors vs. Rockets: Play-by-play, highlights and reactions

Warriors vs. Rockets: Play-by-play, highlights and reactions

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Warriors vs. Rockets: Play-by-play, highlights and reactions

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The Golden State Warriors (38-13) play against the Houston Rockets (36-36) at Toyota Center

Game Time: 8:00 PM EST on Monday January 31, 2022

Golden State Warriors 122, Houston Rockets 108 (Final)

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Kendra Andrews @kendra__andrews
Kevin Porter Jr. was trash talking Steph all night. Steph didn’t say anything back, but it gave him the extra push he needed to explode in the fourth. “It’s a little adrenaline rush.”
Full story: espn.com/nba/story/_/id…1:08 AM
Kendra Andrews @kendra__andrews
Kerr on Klay’s rough shooting night:”We’ve talked to him & he knows it’s a process. His shot will consistently be there over time. But in the first weeks, there’s gonna be some tough nights. But that’s all part of it. I think he looks great physically & he did great defensively.” – 12:51 AM
Anthony Slater @anthonyVslater
Steph Curry’s rotation pattern usually has him leaving in the middle of the fourth quarter for a rest. Steve Kerr skipped that sub tonight as Curry was erupting for 21 in the quarter.
Curry: “The right call for sure. I won that one tonight.” pic.twitter.com/8gjHNCS4of12:46 AM

Kendra Andrews @kendra__andrews
JTA on Steph’s 40-point game, 21-point fourth quarter in Houston: “That’s why he’s great. It’s not by accident that he’s the greatest shooter ever, I think of the better players, best players in the league. So none of that stuff happens by accident. It’s all part of his makeup.” – 12:44 AM
Chris Palmer @ChrisPalmerNBA
Steph, Ray & Reggie are 1-2-3 on the Three-Point List. They are the 3 Best Ever at moving without the ball. Young players, it’s not enough to work on your shot. Enormous amount of work before you get the ball. Watch how Curry does it. He’s the quickest ever in small spaces. – 12:42 AM
Golden State Warriors @warriors
lit it up in the fourth 👏 – 12:31 AM
Mark Haynes @markhaynesnba
Steph Curry: “I was just joking about JK, Moody, Jalen…they were like 13, 14 when we won our first championship…Being side by side is kind of crazy…welcoming them and the new generation, that influence and all that but still not pass the torch too soon.” – 12:29 AM
Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
New #Rockets at #TXSN – Rockets fall to Warriors in 11th straight home loss ift.tt/8ds7OvXby12:18 AM
Mark Haynes @markhaynesnba
Stephen Curry on the trash talk from Kevin Porter Jr.:
“Fun stuff like that happens in the game. I take it all as entertainment and sometimes you need a little boost. I never really play into it much. Obviously, I didn’t say anything back so just hoop and have fun with it.” – 11:53 PM
Golden State Warriors @warriors
Another night, another milestone. pic.twitter.com/LxrjeQLEZO11:46 PM

Connor Letourneau @Con_Chron
Stephen Curry on Kevin Porter Jr. approaching him postgame: “He asked a solid question about how I approached a certain part of the game. I wanted to give him what I knew.” – 11:40 PM
Ky Carlin @Ky_Carlin
There was a controversial non-call on Seth Curry at the end of the 4th which caused Doc Rivers to get a technical foul. He and the team react to what happened in the win at home. #Sixers sixerswire.usatoday.com/2022/01/31/doc… via @SixersWire11:34 PM
Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
Rockets fall to Warriors as Stephen Curry takes over with a fourth-quarter blast houstonchronicle.com/texas-sports-n… via @houstonchron – 11:28 PM
Houston Rockets @HoustonRockets
🔨 Throwing it down!
Flavor of the Game l @wingstop pic.twitter.com/uwgCXQXE8T11:26 PM

Mike Prada @MikePradaNBA
A Rockets announcer accusing Stephen Curry of traveling on a stepback jumper.
OK irony, you win. pic.twitter.com/6aV0yLiS3X11:22 PM

Adam Spolane @AdamSpolane
Kevin Porter Jr says he has Wednesday’s game against the Cavs checked on his schedule. He was disappointed he missed the game in Cleveland – 11:20 PM
Salman Ali @SalmanAliNBA
Kevin Porter Jr: “I don’t really feel like I have anything to prove. That’s just my mind sight… I feel like I’m getting more and more respected for how I compete… I like playing against Steph.” – 11:15 PM
Connor Letourneau @Con_Chron
Juan Toscano-Anderson on Kevin Porter Jr. chirping at Steph Curry tonight: “You’ve just got to know what you’re stepping into.” – 11:15 PM
Salman Ali @SalmanAliNBA
Christian Wood on Steph Curry: “Overall, I thought we were making it tough on him, but he’s a great player.” – 11:12 PM
David Hardisty @clutchfans
Lottery Race Update: Thunder, Pacers accidentally set ping pong balls ablaze. Standings:
1. Orlando 11-40
2. Detroit 12-37
3. Houston 14-36
4. Oklahoma City 15-34
5. Sacramento 18-34
Keep an eye on the Kings. They seem built for this. – 11:09 PM
Alykhan Bijani @Rockets_Insider
Jalen Green has a long way to go, but he’s showing growth in many areas. Defensively, he’s been better at navigating around screens with his frame. Offensively, his decision making on drives has improved, and you can see him countering defensive gameplans (can’t expose the ball). – 11:02 PM
Golden State Warriors @warriors
Final 📊
Stephen – 40p/5r/9a/1s/1b
Andrew – 23p/5r/3a/2s/2b
Klay – 14p/3r/3a/1s/1b
Moses – 11p/2r/1a/1b
Juan – 10p/1r/2a/2s/1b
Gary – 8p/3r/1a/2s/1b
Kevon – 7p/14r/1a/1s/1b
Jordan – 6p/2r/2a
JK – 3p/2r/1s
Damion – 4r
Cheeze – 1a pic.twitter.com/22QjCfcYj111:02 PM

Kendra Andrews @kendra__andrews
Steph’s 21 points in the fourth is the most he’s scored in a fourth quarter during the regular season. The only other time he’s scored more was when he dropped 23 in the fourth of Game 6 of the 2019 WCF, also against the Rockets. – 11:01 PM
Monte Poole @MontePooleNBCS
I didn’t know that. I didn’t notice that at all. But I highly encourage it.’ – Warriors coach Steve Kerr, urging opponents to smack-talk Stephen Curry. Kevin Porter Jr. did, and Curry dropped 40 – 11:01 PM
Connor Letourneau @Con_Chron
Steve Kerr on Kevin Porter Jr. trash talking Steph Curry, whose 21 fourth-quarter points were the most of his career: “I didn’t notice that at all, but I highly encourage it.” – 11:00 PM
Anthony Slater @anthonyVslater
Steve Kerr on Kevin Porter Jr. jawing at Steph Curry: “I didn’t notice it. But I highly encourage it.” – 10:59 PM
Connor Letourneau @Con_Chron
Steve Kerr on Moses Moody: “I think he has a chance to make a real impact for us the rest of the season. He’s in a great spot.” – 10:57 PM
Kelly Iko @KellyIkoNBA
Silas — “Josh Christopher continues to show that he deserves minutes. He continues to learn what NBA basketball is all about.” – 10:57 PM
Salman Ali @SalmanAliNBA
Stephen Silas: “Josh Christopher continues to prove that he deserves minutes. He continues to show that hard work plays off. He’s a valuable part of our team on both ends of the floor.” – 10:56 PM
Adam Spolane @AdamSpolane
“I’m tired of seeing you,” Stephen Silas said he told Steph Curry after the game. “I don’t want to see you anymore.” – 10:53 PM
Salman Ali @SalmanAliNBA
Stephen Silas on Steph Curry:
I told him after the game “I don’t want to see you anymore” – 10:51 PM
Golden State Warriors @warriors
40-piece, extra sauce
@googlecloud || Player of the Game pic.twitter.com/8xO3zizWui10:51 PM

Marcus Thompson @ThompsonScribe
Last three games, Curry is 16-for-34 from three (47.1 percent) – 10:50 PM
Golden State Warriors @warriors
Stephen Curry was absolutely electric in the fourth tonight 💥
21 PTS | 7-10 FG | 4-7 3FG pic.twitter.com/rIQEDoQ5TC10:49 PM

Utah Jazz @utahjazz
𝑾𝒂𝒓𝒓𝒊𝒐𝒓𝒔 & 𝑻𝒓𝒂𝒊𝒍𝒃𝒍𝒂𝒛𝒆𝒓𝒔
Don’t miss the Jazz matching up against Steph, Klay, Draymond, and CJ McCollum.
🎟 https://t.co/4fchHdlwvv pic.twitter.com/klcpR7stzl10:48 PM

Houston Rockets @HoustonRockets
Scoot had himself a game tonight 👏
📊 17 PTS
📊 11 AST
@CreditKarma | #MoneyMoveoftheGame pic.twitter.com/wK68fwWkap10:48 PM

StatMuse @statmuse
Andrew Wiggins since being named All-Star starter:
22.0 PPG
6.0 RPG
2.0 SPG
2.0 BPG
56.8 FG%
54.5 3P%
The K-pop fans were right. pic.twitter.com/7XS4QKNNJT10:45 PM

Tony Mejia @MejiaDinero
Rockets lose by 14 when they had Warriors lead down to 4 and fail to cover 11 doing only stupid things Rockets do. Loved the spot, loved the +11, can no longer defend Jalen Green. Consistently makes the wrong play. Not playing in the G League anymore. Done with him – 10:40 PM
Anthony Slater @anthonyVslater
Warriors finish a turbulent January with a respectable 11-6 record. Closed month with six straight wins. Phoenix is rolling at 40-9, but Warriors (38-13) have settled into a stable spot at the #2 seed, four games up on the #3 Grizzlies. – 10:38 PM
Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
Warriors 122, Rockets 108. Rockets 11th consecutive home loss. Curry’s 21 in the fourth quarter a career high. Wood with 24 but took just one shot in the fourth quarter. – 10:37 PM
Adam Wexler @AdamJWexler
#Rockets lose 122-108 to the Warriors. Curry with 21 of his 40 points in the 4thQ. – 10:36 PM
Kendra Andrews @kendra__andrews
Warriors beat the Rockets 122-108
Steph won the game for Golden State, erupting for 40 points, 21 in the fourth quarter. – 10:36 PM
StatMuse @statmuse
Steph Curry tonight:
40 PTS
9 AST
13-23 FG
7-14 3P
Slump over? pic.twitter.com/xY1Lu8bTfK10:35 PM

Anthony Slater @anthonyVslater
Steph Curry finishes with 40 points in Houston. Scored 21 in the fourth quarter. Went 13/23 overall, 7/14 from 3. Closes out a cold January with his best scoring performance since December. – 10:34 PM
Salman Ali @SalmanAliNBA
Kevin Porter Jr:
17 points
11 assists
6-12 shooting from the field
5-8 shooting from 3-PT range – 10:33 PM
Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
Rockets were within four with five minutes left. They are 0 for 4 with three turnovers in the four minutes since as Warriors on a 12-2 run. – 10:33 PM
Golden State Warriors @warriors
Loon’s too tough on the boards 💪
📺 @NBCSAuthentic pic.twitter.com/96TtUXzd3d10:32 PM

Monte Poole @MontePooleNBCS
Stephen Curry with 40, 21 in the fourth, 1:23 to play – 10:32 PM
David Hardisty @clutchfans
The current issue with #Rockets top rookies:
Jalen Green is not as skilled as advertised, but is so athletic that you can’t help but believe in his upside.
Alperen Sengun is much more skilled than advertised, but is limited athletically that it’s hard to see defensive upside. – 10:32 PM
Alykhan Bijani @Rockets_Insider
Stephen Curry getting MVP chants at Toyota Center – 10:32 PM
Adam Spolane @AdamSpolane
A loud MVP chant breaks out with Steph Curry at the FT line – 10:31 PM
Sean Highkin @highkin
All of Twitter right now is the @killakow “I was told Steph Curry wasn’t a good shooter” tweet. – 10:30 PM
Marcus Thompson @ThompsonScribe
Give me GP2 in crunch time all day – 10:27 PM
David Hardisty @clutchfans
Just based on how they’ve played against the Warriors this year, you would believe the Rockets are a playoff team. – 10:24 PM
Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
Curry 7 of 10 for 19 points. In the fourth quarter with three minutes left. Kinda saw that coming. houstonchronicle.com/texas-sports-n…10:24 PM
Anthony Slater @anthonyVslater
That’s 19 Steph Curry points the first 8+ minutes of the fourth quarter. Steve Kerr didn’t pull him at his normal time. Up to 38 points in the game. – 10:23 PM
Andre Iguodala @andre
Wardle…. S T E P H !!! – 10:23 PM
Cayleigh Griffin @cayleighgriffin
Steph Curry with 38. He’s got 19 so far in the 4th quarter. He’s on one tonight. – 10:23 PM
Anthony Slater @anthonyVslater
Kevin Porter Jr. trash-talking Steph Curry more aggressively than anyone in a long time. Curry not saying anything back, but he’s ignited in the second half. Up to 33 points, 9 assists. Porter just hit a 3 over Curry to bring Houston back within four, five minutes left. – 10:20 PM
Kendra Andrews @kendra__andrews
The Warriors repeatedly say they are never worried about Steph when he’s cold shooting. Tonight is an example of why. – 10:20 PM
Mark Haynes @markhaynesnba
Kevin Porter Jr. talking that talk. Let’s see if Curry has an answer for that. – 10:20 PM
Golden State Warriors @warriors
“THE HUMAN TORCH REIGNITES”
📺 @NBCSAuthentic pic.twitter.com/9WChjUhPQ410:19 PM

Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
Porter with a 3-pointer and the Rockets are back within four with five minutes left. NBA app doing its version of red zone tonight. Don’t know if they expected to have this game on for its final five minutes. – 10:19 PM
Kelly Iko @KellyIkoNBA
Huge triple from KPJ and some nice words for the Warriors bench afterwards. Rockets down 108-104 with 4:59 to go. Porter with 17 points and 11 assists tonight. – 10:19 PM
Drew Shiller @DrewShiller
STEPH CURRY IS ALIVE! – 10:18 PM
Mark Haynes @markhaynesnba
Andrew Wiggins must be stronger than he looks. He gives out big boy moves. – 10:18 PM
Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
New #Rockets at #TXSN – Rockets guard Kevin Porter Jr. returns from illness, health and safety protocols ift.tt/a6In4xRoD10:18 PM
Adam Spolane @AdamSpolane
Stephen Curry scored 2 points in the first quarter on 1-of-4 shooting, he has 31 points since – 10:18 PM
Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
New #Rockets at #TXSN – Warriors’ Steve Kerr learned to enjoy process Rockets’ Stephen Silas now faces ift.tt/HyY1O8A7Q10:18 PM
Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
New #Rockets at #TXSN – Rockets’ K.J. Martin looks to maintain scoring surge ift.tt/DSIoOiLQg10:18 PM
Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
Curry with 14 in the fourth quarter with more than five minutes to go. – 10:18 PM
Kelly Iko @KellyIkoNBA
CURRY IS ON ONE. – 10:18 PM
Kelly Iko @KellyIkoNBA
Rockets absolutely battling tonight. These young guys refuse to fold. – 10:16 PM
Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
Rockets ATOs tonight have been outstanding. – 10:14 PM
Salman Ali @SalmanAliNBA
Legit stunned that call on Curry got upheld. – 10:13 PM
Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
Silas challenges call, uses his last time out. Just a touch of contact by Martin on a Curry drive, but enough that it’ll likely stand. He was closing as Curry slowed. – 10:11 PM
David Hardisty @clutchfans
How in the world does Stephen Curry get that foul call? – 10:11 PM
Adam Spolane @AdamSpolane
Silas uses uses his challenge as Martin is called for a foul on Curry. He won’t win it – 10:11 PM
Joe Mullinax @sbnGrizzlies
Ja says they were trying to make the Sixers shots as tough as possible. Says it’s obviously tough “if you have a Curry on your team”. Says they’ve got to be more physical and continue to talk.
Credits the Sixers for getting to their spots and making their shots – 10:10 PM
Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
Silas matching up small with Tate in with Martin. Rockets cut an 18-point lead to five. – 10:10 PM
Salman Ali @SalmanAliNBA
Flagrant 1 for Jonathan Kuminga. – 10:07 PM
Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
Looked like Sengun fouled Kuminga a bit and Kuminga shoved him hard to the floor. Under review for a hostile act. Kids today. – 10:04 PM
Adam Spolane @AdamSpolane
Andy Nagy hit Jonathan Kuminga with a technical for smacking Alepren Sengun in the face on a box out. Play is under review – 10:03 PM
Chris Forsberg @ChrisForsberg_
538 now gives the Celtics better odds of winning the Finals than the Warriors. 🤷🏻‍♂️ pic.twitter.com/ELoL56IF7410:03 PM

Adam Spolane @AdamSpolane
Kerr calls a timeout, so the Rockets will be charged with their final timeout at the first dead ball under 3 minutes, unless they use it before, so Silas gets an extra 4 minutes to use his challenge. – 10:01 PM
Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
Curry tied Rockets assistant coach Jeff Hornacek for 57th on the all-time assists list. Curry with nine tonight. Hornacek with none. – 10:01 PM
Chris Biderman @TheWarriorsWire
In @RookieWire’s NBA mock draft 2.0, the Golden State Warriors landed Baylor’s Jeremy Sochan at No. 29. warriorswire.usatoday.com/2022/01/30/war…10:00 PM
Golden State Warriors @warriors
highhhhh off the glass
📺 @NBCSAuthentic pic.twitter.com/gVjKdAdjjl10:00 PM

Quinton Mayo @RealQuintonMayo
Allen Iverson sleeping at the Houston Rockets game 😂 pic.twitter.com/sanehf684f9:57 PM

Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
Meanwhile, you could make a pretty good starting five from second generation players in this game, Curry, Wiggins, Thompson, Payton II and Martin Jr. – 9:56 PM
Golden State Warriors @warriors
final frame
LET’S GET IT #DubNation pic.twitter.com/5eNzP7apyF9:56 PM

Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
Final: Knicks 116, Kings 96. The Kings cap a winless five-game road trip with their seventh loss in a row. They will come home to face the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday before visiting the Golden State Warriors on Thursday. – 9:56 PM
Adam Spolane @AdamSpolane
The Rockets will be charged with their final timeout at the first dead ball after the 6:59 mark if the Warriors don’t call one before. Silas will not be able to use his challenge if this happens – 9:56 PM
Houston Rockets @HoustonRockets
One more to go
Rockets: 78
Warriors: 87
@kroger | #Rockets pic.twitter.com/YlaySbWpCi9:55 PM

Connor Letourneau @Con_Chron
END OF Q3: Warriors up 87-78 on the Rockets. Once again, Golden State has struggled with Christian Wood, who has 22 points and 10 rebounds so far. – 9:55 PM
Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
Warriors 87, Rockets 78 after 3, pending review of Christopher 3 at the buzzer. (It’ll be good.) Wiggins, Curry with 19 apiece. Porter with 14p, 9a. Wood with 22p, 10r. – 9:54 PM
Cayleigh Griffin @cayleighgriffin
Josh Christopher drills the three at the 3rd quarter buzzer. The #Rockets end the quarter on an 11-2 run, but trail the Warriors, 87-78. – 9:54 PM
Matt George @MattGeorgeSAC
Kings lose by 20. 7 straight losses. Brooklyn and Golden State next.
Welcome back 9 game losing streak? – 9:53 PM
Kelly Iko @KellyIkoNBA
After that last one, Houston has one more timeout left tonight. Rockets looking to capitalize on their final possession of the quarter, trail 85-75 with 28 seconds to go. – 9:52 PM
Adam Spolane @AdamSpolane
Rockets have used 3 timeouts in the last 5 minutes as Sengun calls one to avoid going out of bounds. They have 1 left – 9:52 PM
Adam Spolane @AdamSpolane
Rockets with 8 turnovers and 7 made shots in the 3rd quarter. A 3 point game is now a 15 point game – 9:47 PM
Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
Rockets had six turnovers through 30 minutes. They have five in three minutes since. Losing some poise, too. – 9:46 PM
Chris Mannix @SIChrisMannix
Sixers just have a vibe to them this season. Embiid an MVP frontrunner. Maxey has been brilliant. Seth Curry is having a career year. It’s got to be killing Daryl Morey not to flip Simmons for whatever can push this group over. – 9:42 PM
Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
Rockets turnovers on four of their past five possessions. Curry left very lonesome on a break, so he took a 3, not even waiting to watch it go in before turning around and heading the other way. – 9:41 PM
Kelly Iko @KellyIkoNBA
KPJ and Curry have been going back and forth all night. – 9:38 PM
Golden State Warriors @warriors
3⃣0⃣ started jogging back before the shot went in
📺 @NBCSAuthentic pic.twitter.com/kp7CvHBYjb9:38 PM

Golden State Warriors PR @WarriorsPR
Moses Moody has recorded a career-high three 3-point baskets tonight in Houston (previous high was two on 12/18 at Toronto). – 9:34 PM
Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
Rockets down three but if they should win this one, I wonder if there will be cable television debate tomorrow about whether the Warriors need a better supporting cast for Andrew Wiggins. – 9:33 PM
Kendra Andrews @kendra__andrews
Klay Thompson is starting to get frustrated that his shot isn’t falling. He just took the sweat band he was wearing on his wrist a whipped it at the Warriros bench as he yelled at himself.
He’s 4-of-11 from the floor, 1-of-6 from three – 9:30 PM
Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
Much has been made of Jalen Green struggles shooting 3s. Eric Gordon has made 1 of 18 3s from one Golden State game to the other. He’s such a good teammate, obviously trying to make the rookie feel better. It can happen to anyone. – 9:29 PM
Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
Jalen Green with 100 defensive rebounds (three tonight.) He is moving up on the list of most entertaining rebounds, nearly in Carmelo Anthony territory. – 9:27 PM
Adam Spolane @AdamSpolane
I feel like Eric Gordon is trying to scare teams off from trading for him with the way he’s been playing the last week or so – 9:26 PM
Gina Mizell @ginamizell
Drummond now with five fouls. Harris and Curry both have four. No Grizzlies are in foul trouble. – 9:26 PM
Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
Christian Wood’s five 3s match his season high, one shy of his career high. Rockets set up a play for him to open the half with a 3-pointer. He has 22 in 19 minutes. – 9:25 PM
Adam Spolane @AdamSpolane
Stephen Curry isn’t moving great, and he keeps reaching at his left knee – 9:25 PM
Chris Mannix @SIChrisMannix
Sixers bench livid, but if anything that might have been a foul on … Seth Curry? He jumped back into Jaren Jackson. Didn’t look like anyone else touched him. – 9:23 PM
Kyle Neubeck @KyleNeubeck
Doc Rivers just drew a tech for his reaction to the no-call on Seth Curry to end regulation – 9:22 PM
Joe Mullinax @sbnGrizzlies
OT in Philly. Tied 111-111 as Memphis gets away with a potential foul on Seth Curry’s GW attempt. – 9:21 PM
Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
Rockets down nine heading into second half and most dangerous part of any game against the Warriors. As much as has changed with Warriors, they still dominate third quarters, with by far the best net rating, outscoring opponents by 17 per 100 possessions, in Q3. – 9:21 PM
Meghan Triplett @Meghan_Triplett
Ja Morant misses the free throw. Seth Curry not able to hit it on the other end and we are now headed to OVERTIME. – 9:21 PM
Ky Carlin @Ky_Carlin
Doc Rivers is irate over no foul call there on the Seth Curry shot. He’s still yelling at the official. Game is going to overtime tied at 111. #Sixers9:20 PM
Golden State Warriors @warriors
one half down, one half to go in Houston pic.twitter.com/hFToZthrZz9:16 PM

Meghan Triplett @Meghan_Triplett
All of Seth Curry’s 9pts have been in the 4th qtr.
Sixers up 110-109 with 33 seconds left. – 9:14 PM
Rich Hoffman @rich_hofmann
Some super high difficulty bank shots down the stretch of this game from Harris, Thybulle and Curry. This game rules. – 9:14 PM
Ky Carlin @Ky_Carlin
Seth Curry started this game 0/9. He’s since knocked down some huge hoops. That’s a big shot. Philly up 110-109 now with 33.3 ticks left. #Sixers9:14 PM
Gina Mizell @ginamizell
Hell of a fourth quarter for Curry after the poor shooting start. All nine of his points are in this period, including that go-ahead bucket with 33.3 seconds to play. – 9:13 PM
Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
Warriors 61, Rockets 52 at half. Warriors with 38 in the second quarter when Wiggins scored 12 of his 17. Wood with 17. Curry outscores Green, but just 10-8. KPJ with eight assists, matching his career high for a half. – 9:09 PM
Salman Ali @SalmanAliNBA
Kevin Porter Jr. has 8 assists at the half; that ties his high for any half in his career.
Porter has now recorded 7+ assists in nine of his past 14 games played, including six straight – 9:08 PM
Anthony Slater @anthonyVslater
Another efficient 17 points on nine shots for Andrew Wiggins in the first half. Warriors scored 38 second quarter points. Defense steady like always. They’re up 61-52 in Houston. Two Moses Moody 3s in a spot start. – 9:08 PM
Connor Letourneau @Con_Chron
HALFTIME: Warriors up 61-52 on the Rockets. Once again, Wiggins has been carrying the load for Golden State. Has 17 points on just nine shots. – 9:07 PM
Adam Spolane @AdamSpolane
Warriors scored 38 points in the 2nd quarter and lead 61-52 at halftime. I think Andrew Wiggins scored 35 of the 38 – 9:07 PM
Golden State Warriors @warriors
Wigg’s stepback is elite.
📺 @NBCSAuthentic pic.twitter.com/M7uwdAZycX9:01 PM

Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
Warriors lighting up Rockets in second quarter, hitting 11 of 14 shots, scoring 31 points in the quarter with 2:42 left. Warriors up 12, their largest lead. – 9:01 PM
Adam Spolane @AdamSpolane
Christian Wood is 4-for-7 from 3, the rest of the Rockets are 1-of-13 – 9:01 PM
Mark Haynes @markhaynesnba
Moses Moody with another 3. – 9:00 PM
Monte Poole @MontePooleNBCS
When KAT tortured the Warriors last Thursday with 23 pts in 17 first-half minutes, they doubled him after halftime
Christian Wood (17 pts, 13 minutes) is following KAT’s blueprint – 8:59 PM
Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
Rockets desperately need Eric Gordon to find his shooting touch. Has missed all 14 3s in past 3 1/2 games (0 for 4 on 3s tonight.) He’s averaging 19.4 points in wins, 11.9 in losses. – 8:58 PM
Houston Rockets @HoustonRockets
𝘽𝙚𝙖𝙪𝙩𝙞𝙛𝙪𝙡 pic.twitter.com/kttm5rRb8M8:57 PM

Kelly Iko @KellyIkoNBA
Fourth triple of the night for Christian Wood, leads Houston’s scorers by some distance tonight with 17. Next highest is 6. – 8:56 PM
Marcus Thompson @ThompsonScribe
JTA is such a luxury item at the back end of a rotation. In a pinch, guys out of the lineup, need an injection of energy … he’s got you – 8:53 PM
Kellan Olson @KellanOlson
It’s a trade deadline bonanza on @EmpireOfTheSuns.
We’ve got a 3-part series coming that highlights a few different needs and some targets the Suns should consider.
Up first, I present the many different reasons why Eric Gordon makes so much sense: arizonasports.com/story/2993903/…8:52 PM
Brad Botkin @bradbotkincbs
Is it possible for the Warriors announcers to not say Juan Toscano-Anderson’s full name every single time? – 8:52 PM
Golden State Warriors @warriors
Crossover into a pull-up three
that’s tough 📍
📺 @NBCSAuthentic pic.twitter.com/8vX7FplRLN8:52 PM

Ky Carlin @Ky_Carlin
Seth Curry finally gets a bucket to fall after a miserable start. Maybe that gets him going a bit. – 8:52 PM
Adam Spolane @AdamSpolane
Curry hits a 3, Green airballs a 3, Toscano-Anderson is fouled on a fastbreak layup. Warriors lead is back to 7 – 8:51 PM
Adam Spolane @AdamSpolane
Jae’Sean Tate’s constant annoyance with officials always makes me laugh – 8:49 PM
Kelly Iko @KellyIkoNBA
Watching Sengun have to defend Curry in space is the definition of trial by fire. – 8:49 PM
Salman Ali @SalmanAliNBA
Alperen Sengun’s defense when he’s on an island with a quick guard/wing is the primary reason he’s best suited to play center in a drop scheme. – 8:45 PM
Adam Spolane @AdamSpolane
Rockets start the second quarter 1-of-9 and Silas calls timeout after Thompson hits a 3 to put the Warriors up 5. No Porter, Green, or Wood on the floor for this stretch – 8:44 PM
Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
The switch everything defense not going as well for the Rockets second team as for the starters. Warriors on a 9-0 run. Tough minutes to start for Sengun. – 8:44 PM
Houston Rockets @HoustonRockets
Wishing everyone a prosperous Year of the Tiger!
#LunarNewYear pic.twitter.com/9uNNhreDXp8:41 PM

Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux
Had a fun conversation with @Kelly Iko about the Rockets at the deadline: cap logistics, fake trades, present vs. future and much more @The Athletic @TheAthleticHOUtheathletic.com/3102171/2022/0…8:41 PM
Salman Ali @SalmanAliNBA
Ridiculous dunk by a cutting Jalen Green. The guy does not need much room to takeoff.
pic.twitter.com/YC9tiogSNr8:40 PM
Monte Poole @MontePooleNBCS
After 1 in HOU: Warriors trail Rockets 25-23
-3/11 on 3s, Steph/Klay 0/3
-Poole w/2 turnovers in final minute of qtr
-C Wood giving them same work as KAT last wk (incl Looney in foul trouble) as Warriors pay price for lack of interior presence. – 8:40 PM
Houston Rockets @HoustonRockets
One down 🚀
Rockets: 25
Warriors: 23
@kroger | #Rockets pic.twitter.com/8YzYFcUll18:38 PM

Adam Spolane @AdamSpolane
After falling behind 10-0 Rockets lead Warriors 25-23 after 12 minutes. 14 points for Wood, 5 assists for Porter, Green was aggressive – 8:37 PM
Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
Good start for Jalen Green in game against his mentor, Steph Curry. houstonchronicle.com/texas-sports-n…8:37 PM
Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
Rockets 25, Warriors 23 after 1. Rockets defense houstonchronicle.com/texas-sports-n… was pretty solid, holding Warriors to 41.7 % shooting, 3 of 11 on 3s. Wood with 14. Rockets just 3 of 6 from the line but Warriors went 0 for 0. – 8:36 PM
Connor Letourneau @Con_Chron
END OF Q1: Warriors trail the Rockets, 25-23. Another tough start from Steph Curry, who has 2 points on 1-for-4 shooting (0-for-2 from 3). – 8:36 PM
Houston Rockets @HoustonRockets
C-Wood too tough in the paint 😤 pic.twitter.com/2fdH9LqPrg8:35 PM

David Hardisty @clutchfans
I’m not saying it’s a tryout, but Christian Wood’s last two games against the Warriors have been impressive. He just scored 14 points on 5-8 shooting (3-5 3P) to go with 5 boards in the first quarter. – 8:35 PM
Houston Rockets @HoustonRockets
No one is safe around Jalen! 😱 pic.twitter.com/rElUlI3QT18:30 PM

Connor Letourneau @Con_Chron
After taking a quick 10-0 lead, the Warriors gave up a 19-6 run to dig a 3-point hole. Biggest think tonight for Golden State will be taking Houston seriously. – 8:30 PM
Cayleigh Griffin @cayleighgriffin
Christian Wood is DOMINATING to start. #Rockets were down 10-0. He’s got 13 points now with Houston up 19-18. – 8:29 PM
Alykhan Bijani @Rockets_Insider
#Rockets ran Cash as an ATO. Instead of someone coming off both screens with an Iverson Cut like the play usually starts with, Jalen Green slashed inside after one screen and dunked it down. Great wrinkle by Stephen Silas. pic.twitter.com/XiJAk4obsL8:27 PM

Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
Through 4 1/2 minutes, the Rockets were 0 for 7. Have gone on a 13-2 run to the lead since. Wood 3 of 3 on 3s. Was 1 of 6 from deep on Friday. – 8:26 PM
Golden State Warriors @warriors
KT makin’ it look easy from the midrange
📺 @NBCSAuthentic pic.twitter.com/eDPqcxgUyo8:25 PM

Adam Spolane @AdamSpolane
The Rockets, once down 10-0, take a 15-14 lead after a Tate dunk on a nice feed from Porter. Christian Wood has hit 3 threes – 8:24 PM
Joe Mussatto @joe_mussatto
Thunder showing respect for Anfernee Simons by putting Dort on him. Wiggins has McCollum. – 8:24 PM
Chris Biderman @TheWarriorsWire
After Joe Burrow helped lead the Bengals to a Super Bowl appearance with a win over the Chiefs in the AFC Championship, Warriors guard Damion Lee chimed in on Twitter. warriorswire.usatoday.com/2022/01/30/ben…8:18 PM
Golden State Warriors @warriors
pick & roll perfection
📺 @NBCSAuthentic pic.twitter.com/xcvjzNP4bA8:17 PM

Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
Steve Kerr said the primary goal for the Warriors was to get off to a better start than in the previous meeting. This qualifies. Warriors up 10-0 through nearly four minutes. – 8:16 PM
Golden State Warriors @warriors
Rook starts things off 💥
📺 @NBCSAuthentic pic.twitter.com/mrGB5RVJji8:13 PM

Adam Wexler @AdamJWexler
#Buccaneers WR @MikeEvans13_ drained tonight’s #Rockets First Shot for charity, earning $5000 for the Clutch City Foundation. – 8:12 PM
Connor Letourneau @Con_Chron
A quick notebook ahead of tip-off of Warriors-Rockets: sfchronicle.com/sports/warrior…8:12 PM
Houston Rockets @HoustonRockets
#Rockets starters vs. the Warriors! 🚀 pic.twitter.com/VSouvTtvtu8:09 PM

Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
I’m not sure Josh Christopher can ever start. His pregame handshakes with the starters are just too good. – 8:09 PM
Golden State Warriors @warriors
Ready to rock.
Let’s get it, #DubNation pic.twitter.com/pMOFcCusaR8:07 PM

Adam Spolane @AdamSpolane
Klay Thompson got a louder ovation than Stephen Curry during Warriors introductions – 8:07 PM
Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
Unbelievably large Warriors fan turnout at Toyota Center. More than Lakers, Spurs records. – 8:01 PM
Kelly Iko @KellyIkoNBA
This is the last time Steph and Klay have played together in the building since that epic 2019 Game 6. Sheesh. – 8:01 PM
Chris Biderman @TheWarriorsWire
On Monday against the Houston Rockets, Golden State Warriors rookie Moses Moody will make his second career NBA start. warriorswire.usatoday.com/2022/01/31/war…7:58 PM
Adam Spolane @AdamSpolane
The following players got minutes the last time Klay Thompson faced the Rockets
James Harden
Chris Paul
Eric Gordon
P.J. Tucker
Clint Capela
Austin Rivers
Gerald Green
Iman Shumpert
Nene
Needless to say, it’s been awhile – 7:57 PM
Golden State Warriors @warriors
ROLL CALL
Where y’all watching from tonight?! pic.twitter.com/MWIx2LJ0H37:54 PM

Houston Rockets @HoustonRockets
Celebrating #LunarNewYear tonight! pic.twitter.com/LJbfg3TfQy7:54 PM

Gina Mizell @ginamizell
Seth Curry just flipped the ball into the basket while heading to the bench for this timeout. He hasn’t found his shot since coming back from ankle soreness. He’s 0-of-5 tonight after going 3-for-10 Saturday against Sacramento. – 7:48 PM
Golden State Warriors @warriors
It’s time to get to work.
Stream the game LIVE » https://t.co/OMrtDtXZqd pic.twitter.com/9Z69lOPnbq7:45 PM

Rylan Stiles @Rylan_Stiles
Mark Daigneault is starting
Josh Giddey
Tre Mann
Lu Dort
Aaron Wiggins
Derrick Favors – 7:42 PM
Joe Mussatto @joe_mussatto
Thunder starters vs. Trail Blazers
– Giddey
– Mann
– Dort
– Wiggins
– Favors – 7:42 PM
Adam Wexler @AdamJWexler
#Rockets starters tonight: Green. Gordon, Porter Jr., Tate, Wood
Warriors starters: Curry, Moody, Thompson, Wiggins, Looney – 7:37 PM
Cayleigh Griffin @cayleighgriffin
#Rockets back to their normal starters:
Jalen Green, KPJ, Eric Gordon, Jae’Sean Tate and Christian Wood – 7:37 PM
Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
Rockets starters; Tate, Gordon, Wood, Green, Porter Jr.
Warriors starters: Moody, Wiggins, Looney, Thompson, Curry. – 7:35 PM
Golden State Warriors @warriors
shooting form doesn’t get prettier than that folks pic.twitter.com/hKwfXAXO5D7:24 PM

Adam Zagoria @AdamZagoria
The Nets are listing James Harden (right hand stain) as questionable for Tuesday at Phoenix.
He missed the Warriors game Saturday. – 7:15 PM
Houston Rockets @HoustonRockets
because dunking one ball is just too easy for @Jalen Green 🤯 pic.twitter.com/pPeFXF3iH77:01 PM

Connor Letourneau @Con_Chron
As expected, Klay Thompson will rest the back end of the back to back tomorrow. – 6:43 PM
Monte Poole @MontePooleNBCS
Warriors rolling out a Looney-Wiggins-Thompson front court makes sense against the Rockets. Key question tonight among reserves: Can Jordan Poole keep playing well? – 6:36 PM
Brandon Rahbar @BrandonRahbar
Mark Daigneault said he’s gonna keep the starters vs Blazers a secret but told us to tweet our guesses.
Okay Mark, I’ll call my shot:
Giddey
Mann
Dort
Bazley
Favors
The wildcard is Wiggins. – 6:35 PM
Mark Haynes @markhaynesnba
Stephen Curry, Moses Moody, Klay Thompson, Andrew Wiggins, and Kevon Looney are the Warriors starters today against the Houston Rockets. – 6:34 PM
Connor Letourneau @Con_Chron
Bjelica (back spasms) is day to day. – 6:33 PM
Keith Pompey @PompeyOnSixers
#Sixers starters: Matisse Thybulle, Tobias Harris, Andre Drummond, Seth Curry, Matisse Thybulle – 6:32 PM
Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
Moses Moody, fresh out of the G League, starting for the Warriors, Steve
Kerr said. Otto Porter Jr. sitting out first game of the back-to-back. – 6:32 PM
Kelly Iko @KellyIkoNBA
Feels like a good time for a trade deadline mailbag. Fire away #Rockets theathletic.com/3103745/2022/0…6:32 PM
Kerith Burke @KerithBurke
Moses Moody will start tonight. “Wanted to get him on the floor for his shooting and defensive versatility,” Kerr sai. – 6:31 PM
NBA Math @NBA_Math
How significant has this Stephen Curry slump been?
His Rolling Player Rating has bottomed out at levels not seen from his since during the 2013-14 season. The 2013-14 season was Curry’s first All-Star campaign and he celebrated his 26th birthday during it. pic.twitter.com/eP6Ig3gzwz6:31 PM

Connor Letourneau @Con_Chron
With Otto Port Jr. out tonight, Moses Moody will start. This is a reward for his strong play in the G League. – 6:30 PM
Adam Spolane @AdamSpolane
Moses Moody, who played in the G League last night, will start for the Warriors tonight – 6:30 PM
Kendra Andrews @kendra__andrews
Moses Moody will start tonight in place of Otto Porter Jr.
All other starters are the same. – 6:30 PM
Anthony Slater @anthonyVslater
Warriors starting small tonight in Houston
Steph Curry
Moses Moody
Klay Thompson
Andrew Wiggins
Kevon Looney – 6:30 PM
Salman Ali @SalmanAliNBA
Christian Wood is also good to go for Houston (migraine). – 6:21 PM
Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
Rockets center Christian Wood went through a pregame walk-through and is over yesterday’s migraine headaches. – 6:21 PM
Adam Spolane @AdamSpolane
Christian Wood went through walk-through today and will play tonight, per Silas. A migraine kept him out of practice yesterday – 6:21 PM
Salman Ali @SalmanAliNBA
Kevin Porter Jr. has cleared health and safety protocols and will play tonight. – 6:20 PM
Cayleigh Griffin @cayleighgriffin
Christian Wood will also play after missing the last two days with migranes. – 6:20 PM
Connor Letourneau @Con_Chron
I always set out thinking, “This week’s Warriors mailbag is going to be pretty brief.” Then, I get a ton of great questions and write 1,300-plus words. This week was no exception: sfchronicle.com/sports/warrior…6:19 PM
Kendra Andrews @kendra__andrews
Rockets coach Stephen Silas says Kevin Porter Jr. will be available tonight against Golden State after clearing health and safety protocols. But he’ll be on a bit of a minute-restriction, Silas says. – 6:19 PM
Adam Wexler @AdamJWexler
#Rockets HC Silas says Kevin Porter Jr. has cleared health & safety protocols and will play tonight vs Warriors. @SportsTalk7906:19 PM
Cayleigh Griffin @cayleighgriffin
Kevin Porter Jr. will play tonight, per Coach Silas. – 6:18 PM
Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
Rockets guard Kevin Porter Jr. good to go vs. Warriors. – 6:18 PM
Adam Spolane @AdamSpolane
Kevin Porter Jr has cleared Health and Safety Protocols and will play tonight per Stephen Silas – 6:18 PM
Matthew Tynan @Matthew_Tynan
The Spurs have recalled Zach Collins to San Antonio, but he remains out for tomorrow’s game against Golden State (return to competition reconditioning), per team. – 6:16 PM
Drew Hill @DrewHill_DM
I get the Bengals comparison from a small-market-gets-superstar standpoint.
But the Bengals went from one of the worst teams in the league to the Super Bowl. Ja Morant and the Grizzlies beat the Warriors in the play-in last season and took game 1 at Utah. Not exactly the same. – 6:01 PM
Joe Mullinax @sbnGrizzlies
Taylor Jenkins says Joel Embiid’s absence shifts the focus to their 3-point weapons — Harris, Maxey, Curry. Said Philly thrives in the paint and in transition, and they have weapons that can fire from 3 – 5:36 PM
Houston Rockets @HoustonRockets
new week. same drip.
@MichelobULTRA | #ULTRADrip pic.twitter.com/GCsOJtIxKm5:34 PM

Marcus Thompson @ThompsonScribe
No. 15 on @TheAthletic’s #NBA75
Steph Curry. Audaciousness enough to become legendary
https://t.co/fI2k17RQEE pic.twitter.com/Gm8xiiPfUT5:13 PM

Justin Grasso @JGrasso_
The #Sixers added Seth Curry to the injury report for tonight. He’s probable with back stiffness. – 4:51 PM
Golden State Warriors @warriors
Looking back at a historic December, as experienced through the lens 📸
@CarMax || Warriors Snapshots pic.twitter.com/oduD53fLtX4:44 PM

Houston Rockets @HoustonRockets
We’ll be celebrating Lunar New Year at Toyota Center tonight!
⏰ 7:00 PM Tip-Off
📺 @ATTSportsNetSW
📻 @SportsTalk790 / En Español KLAT 1010AM
🚀 @DraftKings pic.twitter.com/IH9Ujb59lR4:00 PM

Gerald Bourguet @GeraldBourguet
Kind of a wild stat: The Suns’ league-best road record (19-4) is better than every NBA team’s HOME record except for the Warriors (24-4) – 3:59 PM
Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux
Had a fun conversation with @Kelly Iko about the Rockets at the deadline: cap logistics, fake trades, present vs. future and much more @The Athletic @TheAthleticHOU: theathletic.com/3102171/2022/0…3:19 PM
Matt Williams @StatsWilliams
Joel Embiid finished January with 476 points in 450 minutes, good for 1.058 points per minute.
Over the last 25 seasons, the only players with a higher points per minute in a calendar month are (min. 300 minutes):
Stephen Curry (Feb. 2016)
James Harden (Jan. & Nov. 2019) – 3:16 PM
JD Shaw @JShawNBA
The Fort Wayne Mad Ants have acquired Jordan Bell from the Santa Cruz Warriors in exchange for a 2022 first-round pick. – 2:35 PM
Scott Agness @ScottAgness
Mad Ants have acquired 6-7 foward Jordan Bell, who began his career with the Warriors, from the Santa Cruz Warriors for a 2022 first-round pick in the G League draft (originally owned by Texas). – 2:32 PM
Adam Spolane @AdamSpolane
Officials for #Rockets #Warriors
Kevin Scott
Jacyn Goble
Andy Nagy
You know this rivalry has taken a hit when we don’t get a celebrity crew chief. Give me Scott Foster, Tony Brothers, Marc Davis, or Ed Malloy. Hell, I’ll take James Capers at this point – 2:06 PM

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