After a bit of a rocky start with in his first gig as an NBA coach, Golden State Warriors whistleblower Mark Jackson is getting his team playing together, and has been working them into a winning ball club as of late, copping a W in four of their last six games now.
Their victory Sunday night was another impressive showing by Golden State using stingy defense both inside and out to limit the Rockets, took care of the basketball down the stretch, and held tough in the fourth quarter, all things the W's were waffling with from time to time this season.
Here's coach talking with the media after last night's game, discussing the team's all-around effort, especially on D:
Monta Ellis was the offensive lynchpin on Monday, dropping 33 points and seven assists to lead the way for Golden State, and discussed his role in doing so after the game as well:
The W's must now refocus in a hurry as the Phoenix Suns enter Oracle Arena Monday evening.
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