Kevin Durant scored 27 points, hitting 8 of 23 shots, and Klay Thompson scored all 16 of his points in the first half for the Warriors.
The Pacers took an 18-11 lead in the first quarter and started pulling away after Lance Stephenson erased a 30-28 deficit with a 3-pointer with 9:46 left in the second quarter. Golden State won despite guard Stephen Curry missing his sixth straight game with a left MCL sprain. They play the Raptors, who own the best record in the East (56-22), Friday night and then play Charlotte twice to end the regular season.
"I think just caring", Kerr said when asked what the Warriors' main issue is, via NBC Sports. Down 26, Golden State threw in the towel and removed its starters as the Pacers coasted to a victory and season sweep of the Warriors. Win them all, and this group stuns us all even more by winning 50 games. The Sixers aren't merely the NBA's hottest team (12 consecutive wins and counting), they're also its second-most efficient since the All-Star break (plus-10.0 net rating). One of the best matches in his career gave Bogdan Bogdanovich, who converted 11 of 13 shots from the game. IN put together an 18-6 run to take a 59-46 lead, as the Pacers scored on eight straight possessions and flummoxed the Warriors with their drive-and-kick game that set up easy scoring opportunities.
"The win feels great", Oladipo said.
"Yeah, I'm mad. I'm embarrassed". "I know that this game doesn't mean anything in the seedings".
Golden State cut the deficit in half by scoring the first 10 points of the fourth quarter before in answered with 17-1 run to regain control. It was an embarrassing effort.
McCaw has missed the Warriors' two games since the fall.
Pacers: Have five wins this season against last year's National Basketball Association finalists - two over the defending champs and three over runner-up Cleveland.
He averages 4.0 points, 1.4 rebounds and 1.4 assists. Bogdanovic was 6 of 7 on 3s while IN was 15 of 29 from beyond the arc. "We needed to be physical and work on the offensive end of the floor, and I thought both units did that for 48 minutes".