These are the first quarter possessions for the Golden State Warriors on offense while Rudy Gobert was on the floor. Gobert checks out with the Jazz leading the game 28-20 with 2:30 left in the 1st quarter.
The first quarter was the first time all year the Warriors didn’t make a three. The Warriors missed shots, Klay Thompson missed in transition from 3 and Curry missed an open offensive rebound kick out. However, the story of the first quarter was while Gobert was on the floor the Warriors only scored on 4 of 14 half court possessions. (counting the 2 sideline out of bounds)
The Warriors are the #1 offense off opponents made shots (1.1 pts per possession) and #2 offense off opponents misses (1.15 pts per possession). They scored 8 points in 14 possessions in the first quarter with Gobert on the floor for .57 pts per possession.
|Half court||Green Miss||Green floater over Gobert from 9 feet.|
|Half court||Zaza Miss||Trap Curry, Green and Zaza 2 on 1 with Gobert forces extra pass and a miss|
|Half court off OReb||Shot Clock Violation||Thompson and Zaza bypass shots|
|Half court||Zaza Miss (twice)||Durant/Green pick and roll – Double Durant Gobert guards Green and Zaza forces two misses|
|Transition||Zaza Layup||Zaza layup|
|Half court||Zaza Miss||Klay on curl pass out to Zaza from 15 because he sees Rudy|
|Transition||Durant Dunk||Durant off a turnover by Jazz|
|Early offense||Durant makes 16||Mid range quick pull up by Durant on no pass possession|
|Half court||Green layup||Double team Curry and Green makes reverse layup around Gobert|
|Sideline out of bounds||Curry misses 3||Incredible play by Favors. Green picks Rubio in left corner Favors battles all the way to right wing to alter shot.
|Transition off make||Thompson misses 3||Quick outlet to quick 3 Thompson misses|
|Half court||Zaza dunk||Double Curry on pick and roll with Green, Green goes to basket brings Gobert and hands to Zaza for dunk|
|Sideline out of bounds||Thompson 16 footer||Hand off with Zaza Thompson stops and hits from 17|
|Half court||Turnover||Green drives sees Gobert forces pass to Zaza for a turnover
|Transition||Draymond layup||Catastrophic turnover|
|Half court||Turnover||Supposed to be droppff with Durant but Gobert drops back and denies pass and Zaza turns it over|
|Early offense||Curry layup||No pass possessions Curry drives into Gobert and under hand scoop for score|
|Half court||Durant no 3||Durant off high pick and roll into off the bounce three. Ingles contests. No drive Gobert back.|
|Half court||Gobert blocks Curry||Curry McGee pick and roll Curry goes right side Gobert shadows with Rubio, Curry goes reverse side blocked by Gobert. This is remarkable as you watch the play notice how Gobert both takes away the pass back to McGee and is able to block the shot. Not many guys can do that
|Half Court||McGee dunk||Great defensive possession but Curry comes off curl Jazz double and Curry finds McGee for a dunk|
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