Warriors Winning Streak snapped on Christmas Day

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By Steven Luker

Nuggets 120 – Warriors 114

Finishing the half strong

The Golden State Warriors ended the first half with a eight to zero run on the Nuggets and had a 54-53 lead at halftime. It was only a one point game. Andrew Wiggins’ three pointer gave Wiggins a team high ten points. During the game Stephen Curry’s splash and Kevon Lonney’s layup gave the Warriors the team their first field goals. Wiggins in the game finished with a plus 19.

A rare thing for rookie company for the rook

Brandin Podziemski is the first rookie this season to record  at least five points (13) five rebounds (9) five assists (6) and five steals (5) in a game. Podziemski is the first Warrior to record at least 13 points, nine rebounds, six assists and five steals since Draymond Green on October 25th 2016 and only three rookies in the last 15 seasons that have tallied the same numbers or even better. Podziemski has joined Demarcus Cousins and John Wall on this list.

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Up Next for the Warriors

The Warriors will return home at the Chase Center for a seven game homestand beginning against the Miami Heat on Tuesday night.

Key Stats from the game

The loss the Warriors got today marked a season high in winning streak with five games. The Golden State Warriors on the road are now six and nine and they are at 500 winning percentage and their overall record is 15-15. The Warriors are now still winless and have lost two games against the Nuggets this season and there are two more games this season both home games for the Warriors and the dates of the games are January fourth 2024 and February 25th 2024.

This game marked the 33rd game that the Warriors have played on Christmas Day and fifth in NBA history. Kevon Looney now extended his combined games-played streak to 258 (regular season and playoffs) the second-longest active streak in the NBA (Mikal Bridges) and the seventh longest such-streak in franchise history Looney extended his regular season games-played streak to 223, the ninth-longest streak in franchise history and the second-longest active streak in the NBA (Mikal Bridges).

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