Warriors Guard Trio Score 68 points on a bounce back win

By Steven Luker

Golden State Warriors 120 – Detroit Pistons 109


Recovery from last night

The Warriors tonight shook off last night’s loss versus the Cleveland Cavaliers and beat the Detroit Pistons 120 to 109.  This game helped the Warriors to improve their road record to five and one. The Warriors also tonight  overcame a rough shooting night and were able to  hit just 12 of 41 3-point attempts (29.3 percent)  by outscoring the Pistons by 20 points in the paint (52-32).

All guards with points

Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Chris Paul combined for 68 points in the game. Curry scored a total of 34 points and Paul and Thompson both with a total of 17 points each. 

CP3 passes Gary Payton

Chris Paul tonight Gary Payton for 37th all time in scoring. Paul And Lebron James are the two only players in history to have 20,000 points and 10,000 assists. Gary Payton’s son Gary Payton II is one of Chris Paul’s teammate.

What is coming up for the Warriors

The Warriors have one more road game to finish their four game road trip the next stop is to Denver and they play on Wednesday. The Nuggets are the defending champions. Then they return to the Chase Center on November 11th to face off against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Key Stats from tonight’s game

The Warriors tonight committed only 11 turnovers and they matched a season-low (11, 10/24 vs. Suns). Stephen Curry is the first player in NBA history to make four-or-more 3-pointers in each of his first eight games of a season by far. Chris Paul is joining a list with players such as Jose Calderon who recorded at least 29 assists without a turnover over a four-game span and Calderon had 37 assists to zero turnovers in 2007-08).

The last matchup between these two teams is set for 1/5/24 at Chase Center in San Francisco. Stephen Curry was named just today for the Week two player of the week in the NBA this season.

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