Andrew outscores Stephen as GSW stuns top seeded the Suns

This article was last updated by on

Nights after defeating No.1 seed Utah Jazz, Golden State Warriors stun the NBA again, defeating No.2 seed Phoenix Suns 122-116 at Chase Centre today.

Stephen Curry‘s late three-pointer against Utah Jazz gave the Warriors 119-116 victory.

With the victory over Utah, the Warriors clinched a spot in the NBA’s play-in tournament.

Now with the victory over the Suns kept the Warriors a half-game ahead of the Memphis Grizzlies, standing at NO.8 in the Western Conference.

Along with GSW’s best player, Stephen Curry other players also shined with their amazing plays.

GSW’s shooting guard Andrew Wiggins outscored GSW’s best player and star Stephen Curry and led the scoreboard.

Similarly Draymond Green dropped triple-double and Jordan Poole dropped incredible plays and other players stepping up as well.

Tonight the Warriors showed their team effort tonight as well to defeat the Suns.

This is the third they met this season with the Suns defeating the Warriors both of the times before.

But the third time a better team effort from the Warriors help defeat the Suns.

Phoenix Suns took the lead in the first quarter.

GSW’s Kent Bazemore opened the quarter scoring a three-pointer from the corner giving the Warriors the first lead of the night.

Both the teams tied 5-5 after playing a minute and a half in the first quarter.

Curry dropped a layup giving the Warriors’ lead. The Suns trailed the Warriors as much as four points.

But soon Phoenix took a one-point lead with 6:57 left in the quarter at 15-14.

Draymond Green dropped a three pointer giving the Warriors lead again.

Kent Bazemore then dropped a layup right after that extending the Warriors’ lead back to four points.

Chris Paul and Devin Booker back to back buckets for the Suns took the lead from the Warriors halfway into the game.

Green’s lob to Andrew Wiggins and Wiggins dunking gave the lead back to Warriors.

However the Sun broke through the Warriors defence taking dour point lead with 2:45 left in the quarter at 27-23.

Chris Paul jumper from inside the arc gave the Suns 6 point lead. Jae Crowder made a three-pointer in the next possession forcing the Warriors to take timeout.

The Suns took eleven point lead with a minute left to play in the game.

The Warriors were down 13 points 36-23 when the clock showed 58.6 seconds.

Then finally Wiggins scored a basket for the Warriors. But Devin Booker answered rightback.

And Steph scored right after cutting the lead to 11 points and Wiggins shot from behind the arc to cut the lead to 8 points, all in the final few seconds left to finish the quarter.

They entered the second quarter 29-38 with the Suns in the lead.

The Suns maintained the lead in the second.

The Warriors trailed the Suns with 13 points 45-32, about three minutes into the second quarter.

Then Jordan Poole drew a foul scoring the basket however the Suns answered right back maintaining the lead.

Jordan scored another basket cutting the lead to ten points. And Jevon Carter answered back with a three-pointer.

Stephen hits a three pointer on the other end for the Warriors. Crowder answers back with a three pointer of his own.

They went back and forth scoring as the Suns still in the lead at 57-44 with 4:31 seconds left in the quarter.

Down 16 points, Baze more drew a foul as he drove to the basket after stealing for Booker.

The Warriors made 6-2 run to bring the game within 10 point as Juan Toscano-Anderson defended Devin Booker from scoring for the Suns.

And strong offensive plays from the Warriors.

The Warriors were still 10 points behind at the end of the quarter but Wiggins layup right at the buzzer cut the lead to 8 points, finishing the quarter.

The quarter ended 66-58, the Suns in the lead.

The Suns continue to dominate the Warriors.

Despite great plays from the Warriors side, they still were behind the Suns halfway into the game.

This continued in the third quarter as Chris Paul opened the third with a mid-range jumper.

Steph hit a three pointer right after Paul’s jumper over him.

They went back and forth scoring the buckets maintaining the gap between each other.

The Warriors showed a great teamwork to shorten the gap and came down 10 point to 82-78 with about four minutes left to play.

But Booker took every chance given to keep the Suns in the lead.

Similarly Steph also took every chance, drawing fouls along with the buckets to keep the Warriors in the game.

Poole and Booker showed a three-point duel at the final minute of the quarter.

And the quarter ended 98-92 with the Suns in the lead again.

The Warriors made a comeback to defeat the Suns.

Right from the start of the fourth, the Warriors were all fired up.

As they started the quarter with 6-2 run bring the game within two points.

However they still trailed the Suns as Craig hit a three pointer extending the lead to five points subsequently.

Wiggins who showed great plays before continued the same in the fourth as he drew a foul dropping a basket to answer the Suns right back.

They were all tied up 103-103 with 7:06 remaining in the quarter.

Paul then hit a mid-range jumper taking the lead for the Suns. Steph also answered right back with a jumper to tie the game again.

Booker hit a three pointer in the Sun’s next possession and Wiggins dunked on Green’s pass to answer back.

Like this they went back and forth dropping buckets, defending with last three minutes left on the clock.

Andrew Wiggins‘ three pointer tied the game. And Paul three pointer right back put the Suns back in the lead.

Juan hit a three pointer to answer back Paul tying the game and Poole hit another three pointer for the Warriors to take the lead.

Wiggins then hit a jumper to extend the lead to five points for the Warriors.

But the Suns answered right back as Crawford hit a three-pointer.

Steph shot a left-handed layup to beat the shot clock, extending the lead again.

Down by 16 points at one point, the Warriors made a comeback leading 116-120 with 42.7 seconds left for the game.

And Ultimately finishing the match 122-116 with 6 points lead.

Warriors teamwork for the win

The Warriors in the last few months are showing the plays that not expected from them in the start of the season.

Dubs win over No.1 Jazz
Dubs win over No.1 Jazz (source:twitter)

“This is definitely a character win,” Warriors forward Draymond Green said. “It says a lot about the growth of this team. A couple of months ago we probably would have lost this game by 40. It is a lot of growth.”

But last game and tonight game is surprising everyone even more as they defeat No.1 seed Utah Jazz and No.2 Phoenix Suns.

They did so back-to-back.

All this happened as everyone in the Warriors squad leveled up their game.

And the squad stepped up when Curry was defended well by other teams.

“We just hung in there,” Warriors coach Steve Kerr said. “They were up 16 in the first half and obviously, they were doing a great job on Steph (Stephen Curry) and we hung in there and kept moving the ball and trusting each other and guys stepped up and made big shots and big plays down the stretch.”

Tonight everyone shined with their plays to give them their fourth straight win.

The Warriors win as Andrew Wiggins led the scoreboard outscoring Steph.

Andrew Wiggins outscored Stephen Curry leading the scoreboard, dropping 38 points, 7 rebounds, and 3 assists.

He shot 10-of-13 from the floor in the first half, while the rest of the team was 15-for-37.

“I came out trying to be aggressive,” Wiggins said. “I feel like that’s what everyone wants me to do and that’s what I’m trying to do on both sides of the floor.”

“He’s answering the bell, defensively, offensively,” Draymond Green said. “[Tuesday] he was incredible. You can see it from the beginning.”

“He was attacking, he was getting offensive rebounds, hitting jump shots, getting into the post.”

Green added, “He scored every way you possibly can. He’s continued to grow. It’s been great to watch his growth.

A guy who a lot of people had written off in his career and just said, ‘Oh he’ll get his 20 points, and that’s it.’ He’s really stepped up to the challenge.”

The Warriors squad scoreboard.

Stephen Curry made 21 points, 3 rebounds, and 6 assists.

Similarly, Kent Bazemore dropped 17 points along with 3 rebounds and 2 assists.

And Draymond Green made a triple-double scoring 11 points, 10 rebounds, and 11 assists.

Jordan Poole led the Warriors’ bench dropping 20 point and 4 rebounds playing 20 minutes.

The Warriors made a comeback to win despite the Suns strong start.

“We’ve got to navigate and be comfortable in these environments and we haven’t done it consistently,” Suns coach Monty Williams said.

“The game was going our way, we were picking them apart on the first half and then there was some chirping and some silliness going on and it seemed to change and we have to be able to stay steady.” 

Phoenix Suns scoreboard.

Despite the loss, the Suns put up good score on the board.

Devin Booker led the scoreboard for the Suns, dropping 34 points, 7 rebounds, and 4 assists.

Chris Paul dropped a double-double, scoring 24 points and 10 assists along with three rebounds.

“We had a really good regular season so far, but the intensity of these games, I think, is good for us.” Paul said.

“We’re going to keep learning from them. At the end of the day, we’ve got a young team and all these situations that we’re in are new to us. We’re going to keep going.”

Similarly, Jae Crowder made 20 points, 2 assists and 4 rebounds.

While Torrey Craig led the bench, scoring 8 points, 4 rebounds, and 2 assists.

Suns host Portland Trail Blazers in their final home game Thursday while Warriors host the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night.









Bikram Jirel
Bikram Jirel

Bikram Jirel

Bikram Jirel is a versatile editor and writer with a deep-seated passion for sports and storytelling. With a keen understanding of audience preferences and trends, he crafts compelling narratives that captivate readers and offer unique perspectives on the world of sports.


Editorial Strategy Trendspotting


  • Bikram develops strategic editorial plans that align with the publication's goals and objectives, identifying key themes, topics, and trends to cover.
  • Bikram utilizes data analytics and audience feedback to inform editorial decisions and optimize content performance.


Bikram brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his role as an editor and writer. He is committed to delivering high-quality content that educates, entertains, and inspires readers, driving the publication's mission to be a trusted source of sports news and insights.

Related articles



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Share article

Latest News