It was heartless and nauseous throughout, and all a Warriors got for their bid Thursday was a 92-88 detriment and a sour memory of floating a 17-point lead on a road.
They went into Boston’s TD Garden Thursday for a many expected diversion given opening night and saw their seven-game win strain finish while a Celtics pushed their win strain to 14.
Kevin Durant scored 24 points to lead a offense, with Klay Thompson adding 13 and Draymond Green 11. Stephen Curry finished with a season-low 9 points as a Warriors (11-4) fell for a initial time this month.
STANDOUT PERFORMER: On a night when no Warrior was tremendous, Durant posted a many considerable altogether numbers.
Durant’s line: 24 points (9-of-18 shooting, including 2-of-5 from deep, 4-of-4 from a line), 3 rebounds, 3 assists, dual blocks and a steal. He played 35 mins and finished minus-6 for a game.
TURNING POINT: The Warriors led for many of 3 buliding and were adult 66-49 with 4:59 left in a third quarter, when Boston went on a 19-0 run to go adult 68-66 with 53 seconds left in a third.
The teams exchanged leads several times in a fourth entertain before a Celtics went in front for good on a span of Kyrie Irving giveaway throws with 14 seconds left in a game.
INJURY UPDATE: Warriors: G Stephen Curry (R thigh bruise) was listed as illusive though upgraded to accessible before to tipoff and extrinsic into starting lineup. C Damian Jones is on assignment with a G-League Santa Cruz Warriors.
Celtics: F Gordon Hayward (L ankle fracture) was listed as out.
WHAT’S NEXT: The Warriors lapse to movement Saturday, when they face a Philadelphia 76ers during Wells Fargo Center. Coverage on NBA Sports Bay Area starts during 3:30 p.m., with tipoff scheduled for 4:30.
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