Steph ‘under the weather condition’ in Warriors’ win over Hornets initially appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea
Steph Curry, on Wednesday night, didn’t appear like the gamer leading the NBA in scoring.
After the video game, Warriors coach Steve Kerr was inquired about the huge night from Jordan Poole and at the same time, provided insight into why Curry had a peaceful night.
” Yeah, Jordan was excellent,” Kerr informed press reporters throughout his interview. “He had such a fantastic preseason shooting the ball and after that certainly, a bit of a sluggish start from the outdoors, it was simply a matter of time prior to he started. And Steph has actually been under the weather condition the last number of days. Plainly was not himself. Still practically came out of the video game with a triple-double since he’s Steph.
” But Jordan actually got the slack, particularly because very first half when we could not get much going offensively, so he was terrific.”
Curry, who went into the night balancing a league-leading 28.7 points per video game, made 6 of his 15 shots from the field, consisting of simply 3 of his 11 3-pointers. While his shots weren’t falling, he did dispense 9 helps and get 8 rebounds.
Poole, on the other hand, completed with a team-high 31 points on 11- of-21 shooting from the field and 7-of-16 from 3-point variety.
The Warriors’ video game versus the Hornets (5-4) was their very first because their win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday night. Throughout the grind of an NBA season, it’s uncommon to have 3 straight day of rests. They scored simply 21 points in the very first quarter prior to getting things entering the 2nd quarter and after that distancing themselves from the Hornets in the 2nd half.
” I believe having 3 days without a video game, you might feel a bit of rust although we had great practices,” Kerr stated. “Between that and Steph being a little under the weather condition, it simply seemed like we were off offensively. Jordan brought us through a few of that, and when the defense kicked into equipment because 3rd quarter, it truly was something to view.”
Despite Curry not feeling well and not being on top of his video game, the Warriors’ depth brought them to their 6th win in 7 video games. Golden State has Thursday off prior to hosting the 1-8 New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night.
Hopefully, for Curry and the Warriors, he’s feeling much better by 7 p.m. PT on Friday.