January 3, , relying on Rooney’s tip-up lore, the Warriors narrowly beat the Eagles 143-141 in double overtime, welcome
5 consecutive victories.
In this campaign, Klay Thompson scored the second-highest 54 points of his career, and Kevon Looney had a career-high 20 rebounds in the regular season.
After the game, Warriors coach Steve Kerr talked about the performance of the two winning heroes in an interview.
"Klay played an incredible performance. He maintained his fiery touch throughout the game. He hit key three-pointers in the fourth quarter and overtime. Without his outstanding performance, we would not have been able to fight the Hawks until the last minute
.As for Rooney’s tip-in lore, I think it was a reward for his hard work throughout the game. He struggled and competed all the time, and his rebound protection made the team very relieved."