INDIANAPOLIS, IN—The Golden State Warriors recorded their eighth consecutive victory, defeating the Indiana Pacers 120-83 on Monday, November 21.
Klay Thompson led Golden State offensively, scoring a game high 25 points in 26 minutes of action. Steph Curry had 22 points, six rebounds and six assists.
Warrior’s head coach Steve Kerr was complimentary of his team after the game.
“We took care of the ball, we defended well, we were on point,” Kerr said. “We didn’t have a lapse, and that’s a credit to our team. Sometimes you let your guard down in these situations, but our guys didn’t.”
Kevin Durant had his fifth double-double of the season with 14 points and 11 rebounds. Draymond Green added 10 points, nine rebounds and seven assists to what was the Warriors 12th victory of the season.
Rodney Stuckey had a team-high 21 points while coming off of the bench for Indiana, who was without its leading scorer Paul George (due to a sore left ankle). Thaddeus Young added 14 points and six rebounds.
The Pacers are 7-8 overall and eighth in the Eastern Conference. They will face Dwight Howard and the Atlanta Hawks in their next game on Wednesday, November 23.
The Warriors are 12-2 after an undefeated four game road-trip, and will return to Oakland for a match up with the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday, November 23.