It's not pretty, but the Golden State Warriors did the job they set out to do at the trade deadline, getting under the luxury tax threshold by dealing some little-used pieces in Charles Jenkins and Jeremy Tyler.
Two Golden State Warriors players will participate in Friday night's NBA Rising Stars Challenge. Klay Thompson and Harrison Barnes will both play for Team Shaq.
Four Warriors will travel to Houston to represent Bay Area basketball and do Golden State fans proud in the Lone Star State.
About 40 percent of the way through the season, Golden State remains heavily involved in the Western Conference race.
The Warriors have pulled to within 2.5 games of the Clippers in the Pacific Division standings, while the Kings have leapfrogged the Suns and snuck out of last place.
The Golden State Warriors and Sacramento Kings are both streaking and giving the Bay Area something to cheer about.