Is there anything the Golden State Warriors can’t do right now?
Needing one more assist for his third straight triple-double, Draymond Green tried time and again in the fourth period to find that open shooter for that final helper on Monday night. Five times, to be exact.
Wisely, he finally just gave the ball to Stephen Curry behind the 3-point line. Only, on this night Curry was nursing a bum leg; playing with his father in attendance, calling the game for the visiting Charlotte Hornets; and facing two sets of hands in his face when he went up for the shot.
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So of course it went in.
When the final horn sounded, Green had his triple-double and the Warriors had a 111-101 victory. And with every Golden State victory nowadays, the final brings with it some historical notes and accomplishments. So with no further ado …
● Green tied the Warriors record with three straight triple-doubles. Hall of Famer Tom Gola is the other, doing it in 1959-60.
Draymond Green: 2nd player in Warriors history with 3 straight triple-doubles (Tom Gola) (via @eliassports)