On April 8, the warriors came to the challenge of pelicans at home. Although pelicans are currently fifth in the west, they are only half a game ahead of Denver, ninth in the West. Facing the defending champion, they still need to strive to win.
In the first half, the pelican was in a good combination of inside and outside. Brother bushmei and mirotich scored 37 points to help the pelican once gain a double-digit lead. However, the warriors recovered their feelings at the last moment. With cook's two-and-a-third points in the last moment, the pelican made an 11-4 offensive to catch up with the score. After half-time battle, the pelican led the warriors 67-65. Yi Bian fights again, Durant slashes 19 points in the third quarter to help the warriors turn the situation around, but the pelican relies on hollerdy's performance of 9 points in the beginning to turn the situation around quickly, then Pelican sends a wave of 14-3 offensive to get 8 points ahead to lay a winning position. Finally, the pelican 126-120 narrowly beat the warriors to win the game.
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[Mandarin collection] brother bushmei 34 + 12 Durant 41 + 10 + 5 Rondo 12 + 17 Pelican wins the battle
[Durant collection] 19 points in a single section! Durant 41 points, 10 boards and 5 highlights
[top five in the game] thick eyebrow air catch, sharp buckle, high throw and lay up
Pelicans: Holliday, Rondo, Moore, mirotich, Davis
Warriors: cook, Thompson, Durant, green, Rooney
Data of both parties
Pelican (46-34): Davis 34 points, 12 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 covers; Nikolay mirotich 28 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists; hollerdy 25 points, 5 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals; Rondo 12 points, 4 rebounds, 17 assists; Moore 15 points, 7 assists; Miller 8 points.
Warriors (57-23): Durant 41 points 10 rebounds 5 assists; cook 21 points 3 rebounds 7 assists; Thompson 18 points 4 rebounds; Rooney 10 points 6 rebounds 2 assists; green 11 points 10 rebounds 9 assists; Nick Young 8 points 4 rebounds.
In the first quarter, pelican was the first to start with full fire. Moore and Holliday hit the inside one after another. Mirotich and Rondo shot three points from the outside. Pelican made a perfect start of 13-4. The warriors started in a normal state, but with Durant and Thompson successively making long-range pitches to open the situation, the warriors gradually nibbled at the difference in the saw battle, cook and Rooney got the combination of inside and outside successively, and the warriors chased the disadvantage to 3 points. Moore's three points on the outside line stopped the pelican's bleeding, but Thompson immediately wrote back 2 + 1. The pelican was in better shape in the final match, with a 6-point straight throw from gorilla and an 8-point lead in the second quarter with a 10-2 offensive.