Curry struggles, Warriors stay alive against Jazz

San Francisco – Stephen Curry had another bad night of shooting but that didn’t stop the Warriors from holding off the Utah Jazz 94-92 in the final seconds. A missed three-point shot at the buzzer by the Jazz kept Golden State alive for the win.

Curry struggled from the arc again, he scored 13 points went 1-of-13 on 3’s and 5-for-29 overall. Head coach Steve Kerr talked about his assist-to-turnover ration during his post game interview. 

“34 assists and 6 turnovers over the last 4 games,” said Kerr. “Steph gets to be human.

Steph looks great physically. The last few games he’s playing some good basketball in terms of handling the point guard duties. He’s taking care fo the basketball, he’s playing great defense, shots just aren’t going… he’s seemed inhuman for so long. I think everybody expects him to be in a groove all season long and it’s just not the way it works.”

Despite Curry’s shooting slump, Jordan Poole led all scores with 20 points and Damion Lee came off the benched with four 3-pointers to score 12 points. But it was the work of Kevon Looney that saved the day. Over the last five games, he’s has been playing outstanding.

Looney scored 10 points and grabbed 6 rebounds. But it was his putback with 1:48 left in the game that kept the Warriors ahead. His three-point play was much needed after Golden State found themselves going back-and-forth with Utah.

“I wouldn’t say it was better than Steph’s (putback) but it was big for me, I showed a lot of emotion,” Looney said.

I’m definitely being more vocal with Draymond gone, it’s a tough job to do. I’ve been able to play every game with a lot of energy and confidence.”

Curry talks about his shooting struggles:

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Malaika Bobino

Malaika Bobino, an Oakland, California native, is a Bay Area sports journalism powerhouse and influencer. With nearly two decades of experience at both the Oakland Post and the Huffington Post, she is always on the front lines of the iconic Bay Area sports scene. Bobino covered the Oakland A’s postseason trips, all three of the San Francisco Giants World Series, was present for all three Golden State Warriors three NBA Championships and covered the 49ers last two Super Bowl appearances

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