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Scott Polacek@@ScottPolacekIncluded Columnist IVFebruary 28, 2024

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Do not look now, however the Golden State Warriors are formally rolling.

Golden State beat the Washington Wizards 123-112 on Tuesday at Capital One Arena to enhance to 30-27 general and 9-2 in its last 11 video games. It is trying to go up the Western Conference standings and maybe prevent the play-in competition completely with a top-six seed, and functioning versus among the league’s worst groups is an ideal method to do simply that.

Washington was up to 9-49 on the season with its 12th straight loss and is merely playing out the string at this moment.

The Warriors win lots of video games behind Stephen Curry’s specific sparkle, however that was far from the case Tuesday. The future Hall of Famer ended up with 18 points on 6-of-21 shooting from the field, however his fellow Splash Brother got the slack with 25 points behind 6-of-11 shooting from deep.

He was among 11 Golden State gamers to score in an efficiency that drew lots of response from social networks:

Bleacher Report @BleacherReport

Steph in the very first half vs. Wizards:<< br><> < br>> 0 PTS<< br>> 4 REB<< br>> 3 AST<< br><> < br>> Scoreless in 1H for the very first time given that 2019 < a href="https://t.co/FP4dbj3weo">> pic.twitter.com/FP4dbj3weo

Golden State Warriors @warriors

MOSES MOODY << br>> TOUGHHHH. << a href="https://t.co/iDfzGL64iL">> pic.twitter.com/iDfzGL64iL

Anthony Slater @anthonyVslater

Efficient very first stint back from Chris Paul. Strike a 3 throughout a 12-0 run. 4 rebounds. 3 takes. 2 helps, the second of which was a lob to Trayce Jackson-Davis to stress the shift. Essential stat: Warriors went +10 in Steph Curry’s time on the bench.

Golden State Warriors @warriors

With this container, Chris Paul has actually passed Steve Nash for 32nd most 3s in NBA history < a href="https://t.co/kaB8ssBSLZ">> pic.twitter.com/kaB8ssBSLZ

timistic W rriors Fan @ 30problemz

CP3 and Klay Thompson off the bench << a href="https://t.co/CwaGEbAFvp">> pic.twitter.com/CwaGEbAFvp

Warriors on NBCS @NBCSWarriors

5 treys for Klay < a href="https://t.co/uOLfZuXrmw">> pic.twitter.com/uOLfZuXrmw

Golden State Warriors @warriors

Dropping containers. << br><> < br>> Klay passes Paul Arizin for 5th most made basket in franchise history. << a href="https://t.co/IRiusjwy9r">> pic.twitter.com/IRiusjwy9r

NBA Pass @nba_pass

KLAY MF THOMPSON, THIS DUDE AINT CLOSE TO DONE IN THIS LEAGUE

japta @DubsBetterrr

Klay truly may have a Ginobli/Ray Allen late profession bench arc < a href="https://t.co/Yy1MzvMHeH">> pic.twitter.com/Yy1MzvMHeH

Niko @nikotaughtyou

Caring Klay’s video game tonight, I believe I’ve liked each of his shot efforts.

Jim Park @Sheridanblog

Klay still has heat-check runs in him – quite crucial in a condensed bench function. Been killer tonight off the bench, shooting 6/9 from threes.

Golden State Warriors @warriors

FLY, JK ⚡ < br><> < br>> < a href="https://twitter.com/NBCSAuthentic?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">> @NBCSAuthentic< < a href="https://t.co/YVT0PffY24">> pic.twitter.com/YVT0PffY24

There was no scarcity of stories in this one, as Jordan Poole– who Draymond Green infamously punched throughout practice before the 2022-23 project– faced his old group for simply the 2nd time because he was sold the offer that brought Chris Paul to Golden State.

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