The Warriors were led by Stephen Curry, who scored 35 points and dished out 6 assists. Klay Thompson added 28 points and 6 rebounds, while Draymond Green had a triple-double with 10 points, 10 rebounds, and 11 assists.

The Rockets were led by Jabari Smith Jr., who scored 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Jalen Green added 22 points and 5 assists, while Kevin Porter Jr. had 15 points and 7 rebounds.

The Warriors got off to a hot start, taking a 10-0 lead in the first quarter. Curry was on fire early, scoring 8 points in the first three minutes of the game.

The Rockets responded with a 10-0 run of their own to tie the game. Smith Jr. was dominant in the first quarter, scoring 10 points and grabbing 5 rebounds.

The game continued to be back-and-forth in the second quarter, with neither team able to gain a significant advantage. The Warriors led by 2 at halftime, 54-52.

The Rockets came out strong in the third quarter, taking a 10-point lead. Green was the catalyst for the Warriors' comeback, scoring 8 points and dishing out 5 assists in the third quarter.

The Warriors took a 4-point lead into the fourth quarter, and they never looked back. Curry and Thompson combined to score 18 points in the fourth quarter, leading the Warriors to the victory.


The Warriors were able to pull off the victory thanks to a strong performance from their starting lineup. Curry, Thompson, Green, Andrew Wiggins, and Kevon Looney all had solid games.

The Rockets were also able to get solid contributions from their starting lineup, but they struggled to get much production from their bench.

The Warriors' defense was also key to their victory. They held the Rockets to 43.5% shooting from the field and 33.3% shooting from three-point range.


The Warriors' victory over the Rockets was a good start to their season. They showed that they are still the team to beat in the Western Conference. The Rockets, on the other hand, will need to improve their bench production and their defense if they want to compete for a playoff spot.

Post-match quotes:

Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors guard):

"We played a great game tonight. We were able to get off to a hot start, and we were able to maintain our lead throughout the game. Our defense was also key to our victory. We were able to hold the Rockets to a low shooting percentage."

Jabari Smith Jr. (Houston Rockets forward):

"We played a good game tonight, but we made too many mistakes. We gave up too many easy baskets, and we struggled to get stops on defense. We need to learn from our mistakes and move on."

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