The Golden State Warriors look for their seventh straight victory on Friday when they visit Pacific division rivals the Los Angeles Clippers. The Warriors won their sixth straight on Wednesday defeating the New Orleans Pelicans 147-140 behind 41 points from Stephen Curry, who hit 9 3-pointers. Curry is the first NBA player in league history to hit 8 3-pointers or more in three straight games.
Los Angeles lost its fourth straight on Wednesday falling to the Utah Jazz 129-109.Lou Williams led the Clippers in the loss with 23 points, while Tobias Harris scored 17 and Avery Bradley added 15. This is the second time this season the Clippers have lost four straight.
Stephen Curry is leading the Warriors in scoring with an average of 29.8 points per game, while Kevin Durant is second with an average of 28.2 points per game. Draymond Green leads the team in rebounding and assists with averages of 7.8 rebounds and 7.3 assists per game. As a team, Golden State is shooting 48.8% from the field and 39.2% from 3-point territory.
Tobias Harris leads the Clippers in scoring and rebounding with averages of 20.7 points and 8.0 rebounds per game. The leader in assists is Lou Williams with an average of 4.9 per game. Danilo Gallinari is the second leading scorer for Los Angeles with an average of 19.4 points per game. The Clippers are shooting 47.4% from the field and 38.9% from 3-point territory.