National Basketball Association
Golden State 123, Phoenix 112
When: 10:00 PM ET, Monday, March 13, 2023
Where: Chase Center, San Francisco, California
Officials: #49 Tom Washington, #67 Brandon Adair, #58 Josh Tiven
Attendance: 18064

Klay Thompson helped Golden State build a big lead with a 33-point first half, Stephen Curry and Jordan Poole chipped in with 23 and 20 points, respectively, for the game and the Warriors survived a Phoenix Suns rally to pull away late for a 123-112 victory on Monday in San Francisco.

Thompson finished with a game-high 38 points for the Warriors, who won their eighth straight at home as they prepare to embark on a five-game trip with the hopes of snapping an eight-game road losing streak.

Devin Booker had a team-high 32 points and Deandre Ayton 27 for the Suns, who were once again without injured Kevin Durant on the front end of a back-to-back. Phoenix will host the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday.

With Thompson shooting 8-for-12 on 3-point attempts before halftime, Golden State led by as much as 25 en route to a 75-58 advantage at the break.

It was almost all gone, however, by the time Chris Paul's free throw at the 4:32 mark of the third quarter had the Suns within 85-82.

But Phoenix got no closer, with Golden State extending the lead to 10 by the end of the period and then to as many as 17 points as Thompson, after a scoreless third period, was adding his final five points of the night.

Thompson finished 8-for-14 from 3-point range and 14-for-23 overall for Golden State, which outscored the visitors 57-12 from beyond the arc.

Curry shot 4-for-6 from deep and Poole 4-for-8, helping the Warriors go 19-for-39 en route to their second straight win after three consecutive losses.

Poole also found time for a team-high six assists, while Kevon Looney grabbed a team-high 10 rebounds to go with nine points. Draymond Green aided the cause with four points, six rebounds, four assists, two steals and three blocks.

Ayton and Paul both recorded double-doubles in the loss -- Ayton with a game-high 12 rebounds to go with his 27 points, Paul with a game-high 11 assists to complement 11 points.

Josh Okogie also had 11 points for the Suns, who lost their second straight after a four-game winning streak.

--Field Level Media

Top Game Performances
Phoenix   Golden State
Devin Booker 32 Scoring Klay Thompson 38
Chris Paul 11 Assists Jordan Poole 6
Deandre Ayton 12 Rebounds Kevon Looney 10
Devin Booker 8 Free Throws Made Stephen Curry 5
Devin Booker 2 Steals Draymond Green 2
Bismack Biyombo 2 Blocks Draymond Green 3
Team Stats Summary
Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Phoenix 112 48.4 4-21 16-22 25 47 4 8 14
Golden State 123 54.2 19-39 14-24 28 41 6 8 16
Upcoming Games
  • Golden State will play their next game on the road against L.A. Clippers. The Warriors have a W/L % of .486 after a win and .559 after a loss.
  • Phoenix will play their next game at home against Milwaukee. The Suns have a W/L % of .568 after a win and .516 after a loss.