NBA Preview from The Sports Network
Wednesday, March 5th (All times eastern)
Golden State Warriors (37-22) at Charlotte Bobcats (21-39), 7 p.m.
(Sports Network) - The streaking Golden State Warriors shoot for their fifth straight win when they resume a four-game road trip tonight against the Charlotte Bobcats down south.
Golden State opened the trek with Tuesday's 135-118 victory over the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena, as Baron Davis scored 35 points and Stephen Jackson added 29 to lead the way.
Monta Ellis scored 20 points and Mickael Pietrus registered 19 points and 12 rebounds for the Warriors, who have won four straight, five of six and eight of their last 10 games. Al Harrington donated 13 points in the win.
The Warriors will also visit Miami and Orlando, and are 16-12 away from ORACLE Arena this season.
Charlotte will open a two-game homestand on Wednesday versus Golden State and Atlanta. The Bobcats, who are 16-17 as the host in 2007-08, have won two straight overall after a five-game slide.
In Tuesday's 109-89 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Target Center, Jason Richardson had 25 points and eight rebounds as the Bobcats snapped a nine-game road losing streak.
Emeka Okafor added 19 points and 11 boards, while Matt Carroll scored 18 points for Charlotte. In injury news for the Bobcats, guard Derek Anderson (knee) missed Tuesday's game and is questionable for tonight.
Wednesday's game between Golden State and Charlotte is the second and final meeting of the season. The Warriors won the first encounter, 127-96, at ORACLE Arena on February 1. Golden State has won five of the seven all-time meetings.
Golden State, though, has dropped two straight after winning the first matchup at Charlotte Bobcats Arena.
03/05 10:52:33 ET