Here's how the Warriors adjusted to washout the Lakers

Here's how the Warriors adjusted to wash out the Lakers


The Golden State Warriors put on an altogether different face in Game 2 of the series against the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday, so they served LeBron James' board a beating.

The Dubs' 127-100 victory in front of their fans at Chase Center is the result of several technical adjustments. According to Steph Curry, author of a double-double of 20 points and 12 assists, the Warriors especially used their strengths better.

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“[The important thing] is to use our strengths to our advantage, launched the “Chief”. As long as we are decisive and able to create space on the court, we can find good angles to throw. After that, just don't miss our shot.”

A marked difference can be seen between Games 1 and 2 in the effectiveness of the Downtown Warriors. Their percentage of success went from 39.6% to 50%, thanks in particular to the excellent performance of Klay Thompson. The star player made eight three-pointers.

In doing so, he became the first player in NBA history to have 12 playoff games where he had at least seven shots from the field. 'outside the arc.

“You work for that kind of moment,” said Thompson, who is chasing a fifth championship alongside Curry and Draymond Green. Those short moments of euphoria where you can't miss a thing make up for the tougher days every day.”

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This misstep may have woken up the Lakers , who will play the next two games at home, but did not temper their enthusiasm.

“We are still the best defensive team on the circuit, or one of the best, decided James. None of that changes, no matter who we face.”

For the first time in the spring waltz, the Lakers have allowed 40 or more points in a quarter. The Warriors achieved this feat twice in their victory on Thursday, in addition to closing the door on the other side of the field.

“They will have good offensive streaks, has chained the “King”. That's how they work. But you have no choice but to let go, to cause fouls and to hold on.”

Among those responsible for the Lakers' discomfiture, Anthony Davis knows he will have to do better . Having amassed 19 points less than in the first game, he lacked confidence at the three-point line.

“I threw the same shots as in the original game, but I I just missed, he explained. We will be better. I will succeed in my throws. We're going home to our amphitheater and we'll do our job.”

So the series will continue on Saturday at the Arena.