Talking Points (so you don't have to read Tim Kawakami)
- This was the last of 5 Christmas Day NBA Games and was nationally televised on ESPN.
- Most all Warriors (now 11-18) wore green socks and red shoes.
- This is the Warriors 2nd win in a row.
- Warriors were outrebounded 53 to 32.
- Curry's 1st game back produced 2-15 from the field but dished out 11 assists.
- Monta continued his tear with 39 points (hitting 10 of 11 free throws) but turned his ankle with 1:04 left in the game.
- Udoh played 16 minutes scoring 4 points and blocking 3 shots (with only 1 rebound).
- David Lee shot 8-11 from the field with an array of mid range jumpers.
- Warriors won this game by closing out the 4th quarter with a big run at the end.