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Burglars Hold NBA Player's Wife at Gunpoint: Cops

Stephen Jackson of Charlotte was out of town

(Newser) - Three armed intruders who robbed the house of a Charlotte Bobcats guard while he was away at a basketball camp broke in and held his wife at gunpoint, the Charlotte Observer reports. Stephen Jackson's wife, Renata, was then locked in a bathroom, and the men proceeded to steal valuables. Charlotte-Mecklenburg... More »

Warriors Playoff Hopes Ended by Amare, Suns

Denver clinches eighth seed in the Western Conference

(Newser) - Amare Stoudemire scored 11 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter and Phoenix recovered after blowing a 17-point lead to beat Golden State 122-116 Monday, eliminating the Warriors from playoff contention and securing the final playoff spot in the West for Denver. Steve Nash nearly had a triple-double with... More »

Warriors Win, Stick in Playoff Race

Jackson scores 28 points and Davis 25 to beat Clippers

(Newser) - Baron Davis had 25 points and nine assists, Stephen Jackson added 28 points, and the Golden State Warriors kept their waning playoff hopes realistic with a 122-116 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers last night. Monta Ellis and Andris Biedrins scored 17 points apiece for the Warriors, whose victory moved... More »

Warriors Torch Roy-less Blazers

Warriors maintain playoff positioning as race tightens

(Newser) - The Warriors didn't get a single foul call playing at home in the first half, then went to the line 20 times in an aggressive, decisive third quarter, en route to beating the Trail Blazers 111-95. Portland was without star guard Brandon Roy, whose balky groin may not allow him... More »

Warriors Battle Back From 26-Point Hole

Beat Lakers in LA for 1st time in 5 years

(Newser) - The Warriors had not beaten the Lakers in Los Angeles since January of 2003, but when holding a 26-point lead last night, it looked like that they would finally snag another victory. Then it seemed certain that the rallying Lakers would prevail yet again. Then Golden State won it after... More »

Suns Battle Sonics for 6th Straight Success

Clippers can't keep up with Warriors, T'wolves shock Grizz with rally

(Newser) - The Sonics tried desperately to reverse their trend of 12 losses in 13 games, and with the Suns giving up 17 turnovers in the first half alone, that feat seemed possible, the Arizona Republic reports. But Phoenix rallied past their own dreadful defense to shoot 57%, with 15 three-pointers, on... More »

Trail Blazers Complete Sweep of Timberwolves

Davis scores 19 in second half to lift Warriors past Grizzlies

(Newser) - The Portland Trail Blazers hung on to their dwindling playoff hopes with a 107-96 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves last night, reports the Associated Press. LaMarcus Aldridge scored 26 points and Brandon Roy added 25 points and eight assists for Portland. The Blazers are 10th in the West, 7 games... More »

Davis, Warriors Work Magic on Orlando

Richardson leads red-hot Bobcats, Hawks take 2 from Heat

(Newser) - Baron Davis scored 33 points and Stephen Jackson scored 14 points during a third-quarter run to lift the Golden State Warriors to a 104-95 win over the Orlando Magic last night, reports the Orlando Sentinel. Dwight Howard had 26 points, 12 rebounds and five blocks for the Magic. Orlando had... More »

Bulls Whipped as Celtics Win 7th Straight

Elsewhere, Warriors paste Miami while Philly whips rebuilding Sonics

(Newser) - Boston won its seventh straight game, 116-93, over a tired Chicago team last night to  retain its three-game lead in the Eastern Conference. This one was never in doubt as the Celtics built a 20-point halftime lead and were able to rest their starters in the fourth quarter. Paul Pierce... More »

Baron, Captain Jack Combine for 64 in Atlanta

Golden State wins 4th straight, scores season- high 135 in shootout

(Newser) - The Warriors matched their best road win total in 14 years, imposing one of their trademark track-meet games on the Hawks, 135-118. Baron Davis had 35 points and Stephen Jackson added 29 for Golden State, now 16-12 outside of Oracle Arena. Atlanta's Joe Johnson led all scorers with 38 points,... More »

Warriors Spark in Shutdown of the Sixers

AI leads Nuggets past Clippers, Heat finally get road win at Sonics

(Newser) - Stephen Jackson and Monta Ellis each scoring 21 points is something Golden State fans expect. But rookie Brandan Wright posting a career-high 12 points and seven rebounds in only 17 mintues was a bonus, says the San Francisco Chronicle. The surging Warriors posted a 119-97 win over the 76ers, who... More »

Hawks Soar Past Warriors

Johnson pumps in 27 as Atlanta snaps 6-game losing streak

(Newser) - The Atlanta Hawks ended a six-game losing streak by beating the Golden State Warriors for a fourth straight time, 117-100, last night, reports the AP. Joe Johnson led the way with 27 points for the Hawks, who moved into a tie for the eighth playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.... More »

Warriors Shock Wizards at the Wire 120-117

Golden State rallies from 23 points back thanks to Jackson's 41

(Newser) - The Golden State Warriors trailed for all but two minutes in last night's game, but one of those minutes included the final buzzer, meaning another hard loss for the Wizards. The 120-117 results brings Washington to its eighth straight defeat, just when it seemed that fortunes were changing, reports the... More »

Ellis, Warriors Outplay Kings

Guard's 34 points helps Golden State to 105-102 victory

(Newser) - Monta Ellis made 18 of his 34 points in the fourth quarter, giving the Warriors the late surge they needed to beat the Kings 105-102. Stephen Jackson added 26 points for Golden State, but stopped the hearts of the home crowd when he went down clutching his ankle in the... More »

Warriors Take Down Hornets 116-103 in NO

Iverson, Nuggets rally past Grizzlies, Bulls beat badly by T'Wolves

(Newser) - Golden State downed New Orleans 116-103, snapping the Hornets’ nine-game winning streak. Stephen Jackson led the Warriors with 26 points; not far behind was Baron Davis with 23. Chris Paul was his usual amazing self, scoring 28 points and dishing 12 dimes. David West continued his breakout season for the... More »

Jordan-like Davis Defeats Bulls

Career-high 40 points help Warriors build 119-111 lead

(Newser) - Despite the braces on nearly every limb, Baron Davis looked 100% fit during Golden State's 119-111 win over the Bulls. The point guard's 40 points (accumulated through perfect free-throw shooting and six three-pointers) tied his career best, and he "felt like Jordan out there," reports the San Francisco ... More »

Spurs Can't Best Warriors at Small Ball

No Duncan & turnovers costly combo in 96-84 loss for San Antonio

(Newser) - The Warriors are the first team to capitalize on Tim Duncan's absence from the Spurs, thwarting San Antonio's attempt to beat them at their own small-ball game. Golden State's 96-84 win came partly courtesy of the Spurs' team-high 21 turnovers, and in spite of Mark Bonner's career-best 25 points and... More »

Warriors Take Battle to OT, Fold to Magic

Howard grabs 23 boards in Orlando's streak-snapping win

(Newser) - Golden State ended its six-game win streak when they fell short in overtime against Orlando last night, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Lacking point guard Baron Davis, who fouled out after reaching 19 points and nine assists, the Warriors lost their fighting spirit in the overtime period. Outscored 14-8, they... More »

Warriors Blaze Past Suns 129-114

Monta Ellis and Stephen Jackson post personal bests in Golden State's win

(Newser) - A 45-point first quarter for the Warriors led to a 129-114 victory over the Suns last night, restricting Phoenix's win streak to eight games and handing the resurgent Golden State its sixth win in the last seven games. Stephen Jackson beat his season high with 32 points, and Monta Ellis... More »

Knicks' Slide Steeper With Warriors' Win

Marbury's return can't staunch the bleeding as Knicks fall 108-82

(Newser) - Even with Stephon Marbury back in the starting lineup, the New York Knicks found themselves on the wrong end of an embarrassing loss, the New York Times reports. That familiar position—the 2-8 Knicks have dropped seven straight games—came courtesy of the small-ball game of Baron Davis and Golden... More »

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