For one thing, this game was in New Orleans rather than Oakland, so that's presumably an insult to Polk's own state, not the place where Green plays.
"I did understand the concept and the fact that we weren't playing for anything and that we had a lot of injuries". Sunday's 118-92 loss was one of New Orleans' poorest outings of the entire season, particularly at the offensive end.
The lineup of "Andre and the All-Stars" got the Warriors off to a good start and they never looked back in an easy Game 4 victory that put them on the brink of advancing to their fourth consecutive NBA Western Conference finals.
From April 5 to April 10 - the final stretch of the regular season - the Warriors gave up 126 points to the Indiana Pacers, 126 points to the Pelicans and 119 points to the Utah Jazz, and lost all three games. After a first-half barrage of 10 3-pointers, New Orleans abused Golden State inside in the third period. Expect a blowout and a cover. He made a decision Sunday he would not be stopped, and the Pelicans could do nothing about it. After all, it's the National Basketball Association playoffs. "And we just did a much better job executing offensively". "(Expletive) went bad real quick, you know what I mean?"
In the meantime, Durant is averaging 28.4 points with 8.2 rebounds and 4.8 assists for the Warriors in the playoffs. Green moved to center after starting at forward in Game 3, 7-foot center JaVale McGee returned to a reserve role and Iguodala, who started games 1 and 2, returned to the first unit at forward. "We're going to need it even more at home for Game 5".
Durant said he was a little surprised to already have an unopened text waiting for him, but he wasn't surprised by Green's viewpoint.More news: Reynolds set to sign fetal-heartbeat bill
According to oddsmakers, the Warriors are an 11.5-point favorite on the spread line. Anthony Davis had 26 points to lead the Pelicans, but he shot 8-of-22 from the field and coughed the ball up six times.
After the Warriors were blown out by the Pelicans in Game 3, Green told ESPN he stayed up watching film.
They always seem to know exactly the right thing to say in order to get the best performance possible out of each other.
In the Pelicans' Game 3 win, Mirotic's value to the New Orleans' operation was readily apparent. But you play against that lineup the majority of the game anyway. We've got you completely covered. Curry had a solid game in Game 4 but he's still working back into game shape.
Yes, gun crime rose in New Orleans in 2017 to a rate higher per capita than even Chicago's, but that was still only a rate of 149 people per 100,000 wounded or killed by gunfire, or.15 percent.