OAKLAND, CA, Sporting Alert – Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors chase an NBA record to start a season live on TNT Overtime on Tuesday night.On TNT Overtime.
The Warriors have won 15 straight games to start the season, which equals the best start in NBA history and they can establish a new mark with a 16th successive against the Los Angeles Lakers.
The defending champions are 17.0 point favourites to take down a struggling LA Lakers side at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, CA on the night.
While Golden State is rolling at the top of the league, Los Angeles (2-11) is on a three-game losing streak, while dropping seven of its last eight games overall.
The team is allowing 105.4 points per game and scoring 98.2 on offense, which is not a good sign.
The LA Lakers are being led in scoring and assists per game by veteran guard Kobe Bryant – converted to small forward for this season.
Bryant is averaging 16.3 points per game and 3.7 assists per game.
As a team, the Lakers are averaging 18.8 assists per contests.
At the other end, the Warriors are being led in scoring, assists and field goal percentage by three different players.
Stephen Curry is shooting lights out and averaging 32.7 points per game, with Draymond Green leading the team in assists, with 6.7 per contest, while Andre Iguodala is shooting 52.9 percent from the floor.
Defensively, Green top the chart for Golden State in rebounds per game, at 7.9, with Curry, who puts in 5.7 assists and 5.2 rebounds on average – averaging 2.6 steals per outing.
Notably, while Curry is on pace to deliver his best stats in a single season, Bryant is struggling from all angle and is shooting a career-low 33.1 percent on the term.
Expect the Warriors to cruise to victory at home Thursday night, with the over/under sitting at 214.5 points.
Also streaming live on TNT Overtime on Thursday night is the battle between the Boston Celtics (7-6) and the Atlanta Hawks (9-6).
The Hawks are slight favourites to win this game at home in the Philips Arena.
Boston was beaten out 111-101 on Sunday by the Brooklyn Nets, while the Atlanta Hawks fell 109-97 on Saturday night to Cleveland Cavaliers.
NBA Schedule And TNT Overtime Stream
Tuesday, November 24
Indiana at Washington 7:00 PM FSMW
Boston at Atlanta 8:00 PM TNT
Dallas at Memphis 8:00 PM FSSW
LA Clippers at Denver 9:00 PM FSW2
Chicago at Portland 10:00 PM WGN
LA Lakers at Golden State 10:30 PM TNT