Knicks beat Warriors by 38 points for eighth straight win
The NBA regular season continues in the 2022-23 season, and the New York Knicks (18 wins and 13 losses) continue their winning streak. Quikley scored 22 points, Brunson scored 21 points and 5 assists. They led the team to score in double figures with 6 players. The Knicks gradually established a large score advantage. They beat the Golden State Warriors 132-94 at home (15 17 wins). The Knicks have won 8 consecutive victories.
The Knicks’ Quikley had 22 points and 4 rebounds, Brunson had 21 points and 5 assists, Grimes had 19 points and 4 assists, Barrett had 18 points and 5 assists, Rand Hall had 15 points, 12 rebounds and 5 assists, McBride had 10 points, Robinson had 9 points and 11 rebounds. Poole of the Warriors had 26 points, Kuminga had 13 points, Thompson had 11 points and 4 rebounds, Moody and Jerome each had 11 points.
The Knicks took the lead at home and quickly took an 8-0 lead. Moody hit back with three points, and Poole scored 5 points alone. They led the team to a 12-4 counterattack climax. With 5 minutes and 55 seconds left in the first quarter, the two teams drew 12. Grimes and Barrett hit back with 5 points and opened again. The two teams each scored a few points after that. Quikley and Brunson each scored a three-pointer. With 1:55 left in the first quarter, the Knicks led 27-21 . Jerome hit a jumper, Robinson and Grimes returned 4 points, and the Knicks led 33-25 by 8 points at the end of the first quarter.
Lamb scored two consecutive three-pointers shortly after the start of the second quarter, McBride and Quikley responded with three-pointers, and the Knicks led 41-33. After a few rounds of see-saw between the two sides, Brunson suddenly opened fire and scored 9 points in a row. At 4 minutes and 45 seconds before halftime, the Knicks led by 14 points 57-43. Green and Thompson each made a three-pointer to narrow the gap, Randall hit back with 4 points, Robinson also made a tip-up, and the Knicks extended their advantage to 15 points. Poole made a running shot to end the second quarter, and the Warriors trailed by 13 points 56-69.
Brunson of the Knicks scored 16 points in the first half, Grimes scored 13 points, Randall scored 12 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists; Poole of the Warriors scored 17 points.
Poole kicked off the third quarter with a three-pointer. Afterwards, the two teams each scored a few points. Grimes made another three-pointer to lead the team to seven points in a row. The Knicks led 80-63. Green broke through to temporarily stop the bleeding, Barrett hit back with 4 points, Robinson made two free throws, and the Knicks extended their advantage to 21 points. Poole, Kuminga and Jerome teamed up with 6 points to narrow the gap, Quikley responded with a three-pointer, Kuminga made two free throws, Brunson, Randall and Quikley made five of six free throws, and the Knicks led again by 21 point. Poole made a strong attack to make a foul and made two free throws. At the end of the third quarter, the Warriors fell behind 81-100.
Quikley scored 6 points in a row, and McBride contributed 5 points. They teamed up to start the fourth quarter with an 11-0 spurt, and the Knicks led by 30 points 111-81. Moody recovered 5 points, Grimes scored 3 points successfully, Quikley made two free throws, and the Knicks scored another 7 points to lead 120-88. The large score gap made the rest of the game no suspense. Both sides sent substitutes. The Knicks won 132-94.
Warriors starting lineup: Poole, Thompson, Moody, Green, Looney
Knicks starting lineup: Brunson, Grimes, Barrett, Randall, Robinson