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The Golden State Warriors (1-1) won for the first time this season after losing their opener to the Houston Rockets. As soon as Klay Thompson of the Warriors pulled up his seventh 3-pointer of the night, The Pelicans (0-2) fans stopped their chanting and started searching for the nearest exit. In an interview with the CBS Sports, Thompson said he just felt he was in the zone. He knew that he if went to the floor and shoot some more jumpers, he would probably make some more. #Kevin Durant also recorded a career-high seven blocks for the warriors. The Pelicans are still looking for their victory after their two consecutive losses. In both contests, they were shooting well early until the second half.

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The Warriors easily erased a 15-point first-half deficit. Despite the loss, Cousins believed they took another huge step during the game. He added he was proud the way they battled during the game and that they are looking forward to some more challenges. The first quarter ended with the Pelicans leading the game (26-39). However, the warriors quickly filled up the gap by leading the second until the fourth quarter of the game scoring 35-25, 37-26 and 30-30. #The Golden State Warriors wrapped up the game with an 8 point advantage (128-120). Warriors performed with a total of 52.2 percent field goals, 45.0 percent in the 3 point range and 80.0 percent free throws against the Pelicans with 45.9 percent total field goals, 44.4 percent 3 point shots and 63.6 percent free throws.

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Thompson, Curry, Durant led Warriors to victory

Klay Thompson was the Warrior's top scorer collecting 31 points (12-19 FG, 7-12 3Pt), four rebounds, four assists, and one turnover across 36 minutes. Stephen Curry trailed behind with a score of 28 points (5-10 FG, 4-11 3Pt 10-10 FT), three rebounds, seven assists, and one turnover in 35 minutes. Likewise, Kevin Durant scored 22 points (9-18 FG, 3-6 3Pt 1-1 FT), seven rebounds, two assists, and five turnovers across 37 minutes. The big three considered this game a chance to revamp their team after their loss to the Houston Rockets. During the game, It seemed like Durant's final shot sealed the win for the Warriors until the referees announced it was not a buzzer-beater as they hoped it would be.

Cousins, Davis score 35 points

Despite the loss, DeMarcus Cousins tallied 35 points (11-23 FG, 3-8 3Pt, 10-13 FT), 14 rebounds, five assists, and six turnovers across 32 minutes. Anthony Davis also contributed 35 points (15-21 FG, 3-4 3Pt, 2-5 FT), 17 rebounds, five assists, and four turnovers. Ian Clark from the bench trailed behind with a score of 14 points (15-21 FG, 3-4 3Pt, 2-5 FT), one rebound and three assists. In his last game against the Grizzlies, Cousins amassed a career-high seven blocks during their opener. #Golden State Warriors