Warriors narrowly hold on for win after fourth-quarter collapse
The Warriors 89 first-half points were the third most scored in a half in franchise history.
SAN FRANCISCO — The Warriors almost blew a double-digit lead in the fourth quarter but narrowly held on, beating the Sacramento Kings, 130-125.
Golden State missed 12 consecutive field goals in the final seven minutes of the game, giving the Kings an opportunity to come within three points.
The Kings trailed by as many as 26 points late in the third quarter before coming back down the stretch.
Coach Steve Kerr had to re-insert some of his starters after the Kings trimmed the Warriors’ advantage down to single digits in the last three minutes.
Golden State scored only five points in the games final 6 minutes, 52 seconds. But the Warriors managed to stay on top for their second win of the season.
After exploding in the second quarter for 50 points, Golden State scored only 41 in the entire second half.
Sunday looked like a scoring clinic at Chase Center, with both teams having their ways offensively.
Andrew Wiggins was hot out of the gates, scoring 13 of his 24 points in his first nine minutes on the floor.