Warriors Routed By Clippers in Preseason Action

By: Eric He

The Golden State Warriors were handed a convincing 130-95 defeat by the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center on Tuesday night, dropping another preseason game.

The Warriors rested Stephen Curry and Andre Iguodala and sat Andrew Bogut with a broken nose. Shorthanded, they were no match for Blake Griffin and the Clippers.

Griffin finished with 29 points, dominating anyone the Warriors put against him. He scored from inside and out, showing his vast array of offensive moves.

The Clippers had 67 points by halftime and 100 points at the end of the third quarter.

For the Warriors, Klay Thompson recorded 21 points, 15 in the third quarter. Shaun Livingston chipped in 10 points and roster hopeful Ian Clark had 11 off the bench, but otherwise it was an unproductive night for the rest of the team.

The game did get chippy, with eight technical fouls handed out and an ejection to Chris Paul for talking back to a referee. Luke Walton, Draymond Green, and Jason Thompson received technicals for the Warriors.

The Warriors have one more preseason game — Thursday in Anaheim against the Lakers — before the regular season begins next Tuesday against the Pelicans.


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