Ebene News – United States – Warriors vs Pistons – Game Recap – December 29, 2020 – ESPN

DETROIT – – Stephen Curry scored 31 points and Andrew Wiggins added 27 to bring the Golden State Warriors to a 116-106 win over the Detroit Pistons without a win on Tuesday night

Injury-plagued Warriors have won back-to-back wins after losing their first two games by 65 combined points The decisive stretch on Tuesday came with Curry on the bench.Great rookie James Wiseman dunked and Wiggins followed with a 3-pointer to cap a 12-0 run that put Golden State in a 98 lead. -89 in the fourth quarter

“Just a great feeling to turn what was a mess of a road trip into a really good one,” Warriors coach Steve Kerr said.

The Warriors are starless Klay Thompson (right Achilles tendon) and Draymond Green (right foot), but now Detroit has its own injury issues Blake Griffin got into concussion protocol and didn’t not played in the second half, and rookie goaltender Killian Hayes left with a sprained right ankle

The Pistons led 89-86 in the fourth before a 3-point Wiggins tied the Wiseman’s dunk after the 7-footer blocked a shot at the other end and dribbled most of it the length of the court This put the Warriors ahead of six and sent several Golden State players off the bench in excitement Curry threw a towel in the air after 3 moments later from Wiggins

The Pistons, who led by no less than 12 points in the first half, led 51-48 after two quarterfinals Golden State made a 17-3 run early in the third, but Detroit stayed close to the fourth

Wiggins scored 17 points in the last quarter, and three of his five 3 points came in the fourth

“He was phenomenal,” Kerr said. “He just got back into play, knocking down 3s, hitting the edge, hitting the foul line Andrew was fantastic, just this fourth quarter”

Wiggins shot better the last two games after going 10 of 34 from the field to open the season against Brooklyn and Milwaukee

“Keep shooting, it will fall”, he said “You just have to believe in yourself”

Warriors: Announced after the game, they exercised the third-year contract option for next season over G Jordan Poole Golden State improved to 9-22 in regular season games without Green and Thompson in alignment since 2012-13

Pistons: Griffin didn’t play in Monday night’s loss to Atlanta due to left knee problems He finished with eight points on Tuesday Derrick Rose, who also didn’t play on Monday, had 15 points against the Warriors

The Pistons have lost all four of their games, but none by more than 10 points

“We have been playing great basketball for a number of periods, but now the next step is to keep closing the deal,” coach Dwane Casey said “A few good things, but again, closure only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades”

Warriors: Friday night they host Portland It will be Golden State’s home opener after the Warriors open with four road games

Pistons: Friday night they host Boston Detroit went 1-1 against the Celtics last season Both games were on the road

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Ebene News – USA – Warriors vs Pistons – Game Recap – December 29, 2020 – ESPN

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