The Golden State Warriors beat the Utah Jazz 106-94 in Game 1 at home to take a 1-0 lead in the series. It wasn't one of the standard high-scoring games for the Warriors, but they managed an easy win.

Balanced offense by the Golden State Warriors

The Warriors went into halftime with a 12 point lead. The Jazz were able to put up some resistance in the second half, as they avoided a blowout loss. The home team didn't have a great shooting night, as they shot 49 percent from the field and just 24 percent from the three point line.

But, they were great on the defensive end, as they held the visitors to 46 percent shooting from the field and 31 percent shooting from the outside.

Stephen Curry led all scorers with 22 points, while shooting 7 of 11 from the field, 1 of 4 from the outside, and 7 of 7 from the free-throw line. Steph also had seven rebounds and five assists in 29 minutes on the floor. Draymond Green had a solid all-around game with 17 points, eight rebounds, six assists, two steals, and two blocks, as he shot 5 of 10 from the field, 2 of 5 from downtown, and 5 of 7 from the free-throw line.

Kevin Durant also had 17 points, while shooting 7 of 17 from the field in 30 minutes of play. Durant added five rebounds and five assists to his stat sheet. Zaza Pachulia played just 14 minutes and scored ten points, as he hit three of his four shot attempts and all of his four free throw attempts. Shaun Livingston led the Warriors bench with nine points, five rebounds and one assist, while shooting 4 of 5 from the field.

Joe Johnson entered the starting lineup

Rudy Gobert was a leading scorer for the Jazz with only 13 points, while shooting 5 of 7 from the field and 3 of 6 from the free-throw line.

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Gordon Hayward had 12 points, four rebounds and four assists, as he struggled with his shot. Hayward hit just four of his 15 field goal attempts and 2 of his 9 three point shots. Joe Johnson replaced Boris Diaw in the starting lineup, but played only 22 minutes. Johnson scored 11 points and grabbed six rebounds, while shooting 4 of 10 from the field and 3 of 6 from the outside. Rodney Hood was the only other Jazz player that scored in double-digits, as he added 12 points off the bench. The Jazz bench outscored the Warriors bench 46-25, but their starters scored only 48 points.

The next game is on the schedule for Thursday, at 10:30 pm in Oakland.

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