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(SportsNetwork.com) - Best record in the NBA. Check. Best road record in the league. Check. A franchise-best winning streak. Check. The Golden State Warriors have it all together and they will shoot for a 16th consecutive win Sunday against the New Orleans Pelicans in the Big Easy. Golden State opened a three-game road trip with Saturdays 105-98 victory against the Dallas Mavericks, so the record winning streak could be at risk on short days rest. The Warriors became the first team to reach 20 wins (20-2) and Stephen Curry led three players with at least 20 points in Big D. Curry finished with 29 points and handed out eight assists, and is shooting 50 percent from the floor and averaging 24.0 points and 7.6 assists over his past 10 games. Klay Thompson netted 25 points and made 5-of-11 3-pointers, while Draymond Green delivered 20 points and eight boards. Fifteen wins in a row, its hard to fathom, said Thompson. This is a special group. The Warriors have been special on the road, going 12-1 with nine straight wins outside of Oakland. Golden State has won 30 of the last 39 road games. It is first in field goal percentage (48.0) and third in scoring with 106.7 ppg. Opponents are scoring 95.7 ppg against the Warriors. Golden State hasnt lost since Nov. 11 versus San Antonio and will close the road trip Tuesday at Memphis. The Pelicans recently disposed of LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers with Fridays 119-114 victory, but it came with a price. Young star Anthony Davis suffered a bruised chest in the first quarter and did not return. Davis played only seven minutes, scoring eight points and grabbing one rebound, and is questionable Sunday. The Pelicans picked up the slack without Davis in the lineup and were led by Tyreke Evans 31 points and 10 assists. Ryan Anderson hit 8-of-14 3-pointers en route to 30 points and Jrue Holiday chipped in 16 points and eight assists. James paced the Cavs with 41 points on 17-of-24 shooting, but New Orleans shot 55.7 percent and hit 12-of-28 from beyond the arc. To beat a team like that without AD (Davis) and have as many contributions across the board was special, Pelicans coach Monty Williams said. Anderson felt the same way about the teams play without Davis. This was a game that we knew that we had to fight extra hard without (Davis), Anderson said. This was a huge win for us so Im really happy with the way we played. Davis, who spent Friday night at a hospital, is averaging 24.3 points, 10.2 rebounds and 2.7 blocks. New Orleans has won three of four games and improved to 7-2 at home. The homestand will conclude Tuesday versus the Utah Jazz. The Pelicans and Warriors will play the second of four meetings Sunday, and Golden State posted a 112-85 win on Dec. 4 out west. Curry had 19 points and 11 assists in that one, and Davis pumped in 30 points and 15 boards. Golden State has won eight in a row against New Orleans and is unbeaten in the previous six trips to the Big Easy. Sundays game will feature some of the best long distance shooters in Curry, Thompson and Anderson. Cheap Josh Jones Jersey . -- Canadian womens amateur golf champion Brooke Henderson is a little less starstruck as she prepares for her second career appearance at an LPGA Tour major event. Cheap Nick Perry Jersey . Darren Collison and Blake Griffin scored 23 points apiece and the Clippers beat the Suns 112-108 Wednesday night, their fourth win in a row and 17th in the last 19 games. http://www.cheappackersjerseyselite.com/?tag=cheap-justin-vogel-jersey . The defending champions sent their preliminary list to FIFA on Tuesday, with coach Vicente del Bosque to announce the final 23-man squad on May 25. Costa is set to lead the attack in his native Brazil, with Atletico Madrid teammate David Villa and Chelseas Fernando Torres also included, while David de Gea replaces injured goalkeeper Victor Valdes. Cheap Demetri Goodson Jersey . Its the second of three meetings between these teams this season. Vancouver was a 2-1 winner on home ice December 22nd. Cheap Vince Biegel Jersey . His head snapped back from the impact and hit the floor. The All-Star power forward was all right afterward, a relief for the Minnesota Timberwolves.WASHINGTON - Stephen Strasburg unleashed two years of pent-up playoff energy a€” and got nickel-and-dimed out of the game.The radar gun showed mostly 97s and 98s in the first inning of his much-anticipated post-season debut. There was even a 99. His fastball had lost a little bit of sizzle this season, but this was more like the rookie who dazzled the majors in 2010.It felt a lot like opening day, Strasburg said. I felt pretty strong.But the San Francisco Giants had a plan. Make contact. Manufacture a run or two. All eight of their hits against the Washington Nationals ace were singles. Six went to centre field. Two came in one inning and, aided by a poor defensive decision and a passed ball, produced a run. Three came in the next inning and produced another run.The Nationals needed something close to perfection from Strasburg because his San Diego pal Jake Peavy was spinning a masterpiece for the Giants and Washingtons bats managed only six hits all game.Instead, Strasburg was flawed just enough in Fridays 3-2 loss in the opener of the best-of-five NL Division Series.I think what were doing is were not getting too big up there, were not trying to do too much, said Giants outfielder Hunter Pence, who had one of those up-the-middle hits and later scored after reaching on a fielders choice. Were staying within ourselves. Were just doing that old game of getting people on, moving them over, and getting them in.Strasburgs final line looked decent enough: five innings, eight hits, two runs (one earned), one walk and two strikeouts. He threw 58 of his 89 pitches for strikes and was pulled after giving up back-to-back hits a€” yep, both to centre a€” to lead off the sixth.I was getting groundballs, Strasburg said. I was giving up all singles, so it wasnt like they were hitting me all around the yard. ... It was just one of those days where I felt like I made a pitch and they fought it off and hit it where we werent.The Nationals managed only two hits against Peavy and trailed 3-0 before Bryce Harper put one in the third deck to lead off the seventh against reliever Hunter Strickland. Asdrubal Cabrera followed one out later with a shot off Strickland that landed in the home bullpen.But that was it.dddddddddddd They went 0 for 5 with runners in scoring position. Ian Desmond had a particularly tough game, going hitless in four at-bats with two strikeouts and leaving six runners on base.I didnt put my best foot forward, Desmond said. Weve got some games left, and hopefully Im able to bounce back.It wont be easy. The Giants Game 2 starter Saturday is an old Nationals nemesis, Tim Hudson. In Game 3, Washington will have to go on the road and deal with Madison Bumgarner, who pitched a shutout in the wild-card game.We cant go 0-2 into San Fran, Harper said. Thats tough, so weve got to get that W tomorrow.Strasburg didnt pitch when the Nationals made the playoffs two years ago because he was shut down early, having hit an innings limit in his first full season after elbow surgery. He wasnt happy about it, and fans were left to wonder if the outcome would have been different had he been available for what turned out to be a five-game series loss to the St. Louis Cardinals.Strasburg went 14-11 this season with a 3.14 ERA and tied for the NL lead in strikeouts with 242, and there was little doubt he would get the Game 1 start vs. San Francisco.Those savvy Giants, who have two World Series titles in the last four years, werent fazed a bit.Dont try to do too much. Dont overanalyze anything, manager Bruce Bochy said. You start thinking too much against a good pitcher, you get yourself in trouble. We try to keep it simple.Strasburg showed some moxie to keep the game close. He threw seven consecutive balls to open the fifth and then hit a batter with an 0-2 pitch, but he got out of the inning by striking out Pablo Sandoval with a 97 mph fastball and getting Pence to pop out to first.He gave us a chance, Nationals first-year manager Matt Williams said. Jake was a little bit better.Strasburg isnt one to revel in the spotlight and would prefer to be treated as just another pitcher. With his playoff debut out of the way, perhaps the next one will be more normal a€” or as close to normal as the post-season can get.Im glad I was able to go out there and get my feet wet, he said. And Im excited for the next opportunity.___Follow Joseph White on Twitter: http://twitter.com/JGWhiteAP Cheap Steelers Jerseys Cheap Patriots Jerseys Cheap Bills Jerseys Cheap Jets Jerseys Cheap Giants Jerseys Cheap Redskins Jerseys Cheap Bears Jerseys Cheap Eagles Jerseys Cheap Cardinals Jerseys Cheap Jaguars Jerseys Cheap Raiders Jerseys Cheap Dolphins Jerseys Cheap Panthers Jerseys Cheap Lions Jerseys Cheap Browns Jerseys ' ' '

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