Team RankingPTS/GOPP PTS/G
Pacific Division115.9 (1st)104.3 (1st)
Western Conference1st5th

Notes, Quotes

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--It appears Acie Law's season is over.

The Warriors' backup point guard didn't make the team's two-game trip to Oklahoma City and Memphis, staying behind to get his sore right wrist examined.

It's possible Law will undergo season-ending surgery to remove bone spurs, but no formal decision has been made.

Law, claimed off waivers during the season, has appeared in 40 games for the Warriors.

--Here's a rarity: The Warriors had four guys play 47 or more minutes in the loss to the Thunder.

Sure, the game went into overtime, which extended the contest to 53 minutes. Still, it unusual for an NBA team, 75 games into an exhausting season, to call upon four of its starters to play almost the complete game.

But that's exactly what coach Keith Smart did, and with good reason. When he played his three reserves a total of 35 minutes over the course of the game, the Warriors inevitably fell further behind.

In the end, all five starters had positive plus/minus ratios. It isn't often a team loses a game when that's the case.

The difference: All three reserves had double-digit negative ratios, a bit of a surprise in that none played all that much.

"If you go back and look at the last shots I have taken this season, you will notice that I took all of them the same way, even the one tonight. It just did not go down." -- G Monta Ellis, who missed a potential game-winning 20-footer at the overtime buzzer.

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2016-17 Team Leaders
PPGStephen Curry , PG25.3
RPGKevin Durant , SF8.3
APGDraymond Green , PF7
FG%Kevin Durant , SF53.7
FT%Stephen Curry , PG89.8
3P%Klay Thompson , SG41.4
BLOCKSDraymond Green , PF106
STEALSDraymond Green , PF154
MPGKlay Thompson , SG34
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