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Live updates today: Warriors vs. Knicks

CHICAGO, IL - JANUARY 20: Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors dunks against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on January 20, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

CHICAGO, IL – JANUARY 20: Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors dunks against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on January 20, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Get the latest score and analysis during the Warriors’ game against the Knicks in New York Sunday at 4:30 p.m. Follow Bay Area News Group beat writer Diamond Leung and others here for live updates and commentary.

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5 things we learned from Warriors’ 108-105 win against the Philadelphia 76ers

Here are five things we learned from the Warriors’ 108-105 win against the Philadelphia 76ers:

1. Messing around with the game isn’t a good idea. That’s what Steve Kerr said and what Draymond Green fessed up to. He wanted another triple-double and started trying to make unnecessary passes with the Warriors up big to get it. Bad idea, as the 76ers were able to get some momentum and make the game close.

2. Klay Thompson remains on fire. He was 14-for-26 from the field in his 32-point performance and continues his tear before he heads to the All-Star game.

3. Harrison Barnes’ game-winner was a confidence-booster. He’s been up and down since missing weeks due to a sprained ankle. The shot might not have been talked about much after the Warriors blew a 24-point lead to make it necessary. But Barnes will take it — and make it.

4. Green’s near triple-double was not awesome. He fell one assist shy, but it was obvious he was trying a bit too hard to get it. Turnovers were committed along the way. Yes, he leads the league with eight of them. Ironically, he made the assist for the game-winner — leaving him one assist shy of his desired goal. “It was all my fault,” Green said. “I was selfishly unselfish.”

5. The Warriors’ ball movement continues to impress overall. The Warriors’ 26 assists in the first half was two shy of the franchise record. And with the game on the line, Stephen Curry and Green were willing passers, finding the open man and making the right play.

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Live updates: Warriors vs. 76ers

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 6: Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors reacts after scoring against the Brooklyn Nets during the fourth quarter in an NBA basketball game at the Barclays Center on December 6, 2015 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The Warriors defeated the Nets 114-98. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY – DECEMBER 6: Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors reacts after scoring against the Brooklyn Nets during the fourth quarter in an NBA basketball game at the Barclays Center on December 6, 2015 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The Warriors defeated the Nets 114-98.(Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Get the latest score and analysis during the Warriors’ game against the 76ers in Philadelphia Saturday at 2 p.m. Follow Bay Area News Group beat writer Diamond Leung and others here for live updates and commentary.

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Live updates tonight: Warriors vs. Mavericks

Golden State Warriors' Andrew Bogut (12) and Dallas Mavericks' Tyson Chandler (6) jump for the ball at start of their game at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., Friday, March 6, 2015. (Anda Chu/Bay Area News Group)

Golden State Warriors’ Andrew Bogut (12) and Dallas Mavericks’ Tyson Chandler (6) jump for the ball at start of their game at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., Friday, March 6, 2015. (Anda Chu/Bay Area News Group)

Get the latest score and analysis during the Warriors’ game against the Dallas Mavericks in Oakland Wednesday night at 7:30. Follow Bay Area News Group beat writer Diamond Leung and others here for live updates and commentary.

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5 things we learned from Warriors’ 120-90 win against the San Antonio Spurs

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) dribbles past San Antonio Spurs' Patty Mills (8) as he slips on the floor in the first quarter of their game at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)

Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry (30) dribbles past San Antonio Spurs’ Patty Mills (8) as he slips on the floor in the first quarter of their game at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)

Here are five things we learned from the Warriors’ 120-90 win against the San Antonio Spurs:

1. Stephen Curry is unstoppable, and that goes for the NBA’s top-ranked defense. He was 6-for-9 from 3-point range after having had his struggles against his Spurs in the past. Draymond Green said he noticed the day before the game Curry would be ready. “He came out and showed that when he came out and hit that three from like 37 feet out, he confirmed it,” Green said.

2. The Spurs were left humbled by the Warriors — for the most part. Gregg Popovich said three times in his two-minute postgame interview that it was like men against boys during the game. “I don’t think that there was one area in which it was close,” Spurs guard Manu Ginobili said. LaMarcus Aldridge after struggling against Green wasn’t backing down, though, explaining he was simply too eager. “I felt like I had a matchup,” Aldridge said after his 2-for-9 shooting performance.

3. The Warriors’ bench played well again. Steve Kerr went out of his way to especially point out the contributions of Brandon Rush, who after giving up his spot in the starting lineup to Harrison Barnes came on and was 3-for-4 from 3-point range. Shaun Livingston was dominating with a 6-for-6 shooting performance. Andre Iguodala and Festus Ezeli helped the bench regain some of that scoring consistency it had lost earlier in the season.

4. Green set the tone again with his defense. “Just his heart,” Curry noted. “He’s a little undersized. He loves taking on those challenges.” Kawhi Leonard got plenty of attention before the game, but it was Green who stood out. Aldridge probably noticed even if he actually thought he held the advantage.

5. Kerr was happy with the win to say the least. He smiled and joked when asked about Popovich, saying of his mentor, “That’s my guy, but I don’t feel that bad right now.” He spoke of how his team manages to rise to the occasion. “They’re a pretty cocky group,” Kerr said. “They are. In a good way, though. They corral that arrogance and they believe.”

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Live updates tonight: Warriors vs. Spurs

San Antonio Spurs' Danny Green (14) and Golden State Warriors'  Klay Thompson (11)  struggle for a loose ball in the first half of their NBA game at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)

San Antonio Spurs’ Danny Green (14) and Golden State Warriors’ Klay Thompson (11) struggle for a loose ball in the first half of their NBA game at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)

Get the latest score and analysis during the Warriors’ big game against the San Antonio Spurs in Oakland Monday night at 7:30. Follow Bay Area News Group beat writer Diamond Leung and others here for live updates and commentary.

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5 things we learned from Warriors’ 122-110 win against the Indiana Pacers

Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green (23) and Stephen Curry (30) celebrate a basket by Green in the first quarter of their NBA game against the Indiana Pacers at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. (Jane Tyska/Bay Area News Group)

Golden State Warriors’ Draymond Green (23) and Stephen Curry (30) celebrate a basket by Green in the first quarter of their NBA game against the Indiana Pacers at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. (Jane Tyska/Bay Area News Group)

Here are five things we learned from the Warriors’ 122-110 win against the Indiana Pacers:

1. Steve Kerr has his sense of humor back. That was always going to be one of the indications of how Kerr was feeling, and on an emotional night when he basked in standing ovation, he had jokes as well. Asked about Stephen Curry’s triple-double in which he hit a halfcourt shot, Kerr explained it was “great coaching.” He’s back.

2. The Warriors have the utmost respect for the Spurs. The one topic Kerr wasn’t happy to address at length was the upcoming matchup. Players spoke with a reverence about what San Antonio has accomplished in the past and how the team has kept it going. Monday’s game can’t come sooner for basketball fans.

3. Curry is unreal, but we knew that. To hit a shot from three-quarters of the way down the court after the buzzer and then bank in a halfcourt shot at the next buzzer is ridiculous. But looking at Kerr after Curry hit his eighth 3-pointer, all the coach did was dip his head as if to say, “yep.” This stuff is almost expected from Curry by now.

4. The Warriors still have room to grow. Kerr noted that the Warriors didn’t have their “best stuff” in the win, as they let the Pacers hang around and committed 17 turnovers. It’s Kerr’s full-time presence that is counted on to get the Warriors closer to championship level.

5. Leandro Barbosa continues to shine after coming back from a sprained shoulder. He’s provided the spark off the bench, with 13 points on 5-for-7 shooting.