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Warriors 112, Pelicans 85: Golden State’s overwhelming depth fueling the winning streak

OAKLAND – The Warriors’ so-called “plays of lunacy” have been redefined. They were once turnovers, with balls being flung into the second row. Now with the team on an 11-game winning streak, they’re the plays that make you think long and hard about 16-2 Golden State as a championship contender.

And they come from the bench as well.

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Warriors’ Leandro Barbosa, Justin Holiday came up with idea Steve Kerr used to seal win against Orlando

OAKLAND – Leandro Barbosa scored two points in the Warriors’ 98-97 win against Orlando on Tuesday. Justin Holiday did not play for a third consecutive game.

Yet both players made an unseen contribution to the team right after Stephen Curry hit the go-ahead 3-pointer.

With 2.2 seconds remaining and the Magic getting a shot to win the game, Warriors coach Steve Kerr put Harrison Barnes into the game figuring it was best to have five like-sized players on defense. Golden State called timeout after seeing how Orlando was setting up the final play, and Barbosa made his move.

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Warriors’ Stephen Curry, wife make remix to Drake’s ’0 to 100′

Hours after the Warriors’ Stephen Curry hit the game-winning shot against Orlando, his wife, Ayesha released a remix of Drake’s “0 to 100.”

Declaring herself “the real Chef Curry with the pot,” Ayesha’s music video features appearances by her husband and daughter in the kitchen. A cooking enthusiast with her own blog and olive oil label to promote, Ayesha Curry plays off of Drake’s ode to Stephen in this video:

 

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Warriors’ David Lee expected to miss at least another week due to hamstring

Four weeks after Warriors forward David Lee aggravated his strained left hamstring in his season debut, it was determined by the team after  being evaluated Tuesday that he was “making progress” and would be reevaluated in a week.

General manager Bob Myers told 95.7 The Game he didn’t confident while doing sprinting on the recent road trip, and so the team will dial it back for now.

The Warriors face New Orleans on Thursday before heading on the road to play Chicago on Saturday and Minnesota on Monday.

Lee has not returned to full practice since going down for a second time Nov. 5 in a game against the Los Angeles Clippers. He had originally hurt the hamstring late in a preseason game while looking to get in some conditioning work.

“I do think he’s getting closer,” Myers told the station.