Detroit Pistons Defeat The Golden State Warriors On A Late Three-pointer
After late three-pointer, Detroit Pistons defeat the Golden State Warriors. Following a late three-pointer from Saddiq Bey of the Detroit Pistons, the Golden State Warriors' five-match winning streak at home came to an abrupt and dramatic end.
When Klay Thompson tied the game for the Warriors with his own three-pointer with only 2.3 seconds remaining in regulation, it appeared as though overtime would be necessary to decide the winner.
However, the Pistons were able to use a timeout to get back up the court, and Bey's long shot gave them the victory with a score of 122-119.
I had one second so I didn't have time to think - I had to shoot. I'm just grateful it went in. I don't even remember, I kind of blacked out a little bit.- Saddiq Bey
The 10-game skid that Stephen Curry is currently on extends all the way back to the conclusion of the previous year's NBA Finals, which the Warriors won.
The point guard, who is 34 years old and suffered a partial dislocation of his left shoulder during a loss to the Indiana Pacers in the middle of December, is scheduled to have his injury reevaluated on Saturday. The loss occurred during a game played in Indiana.
The head coach of the Warriors, Steve Kerr, lauded his team after they overcame a five-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat the Pistons, who came into the game in San Francisco with the worst record in the Eastern Conference. The Pistons were playing against the Warriors in San Francisco.
I just told the guys how proud I am of them for holding down the fort these last couple weeks.- Steve Kerr
Despite their recent improved run, it was the Warriors' 19th loss in 39 matches this season as they struggle to force their way back into the play-off picture following a sluggish start to their title defense. The Warriors have been hit hard by injuries this season, and it has shown in their play.
In other news, Dennis Schroder scored a season-high 32 points for the Los Angeles Lakers, who defeated the Miami Heat 112-109 at home. This victory gave the Lakers their fourth win in their last five games, despite the fact that star player LeBron James was unable to play due to illness.
Saddiq Bey is an American professional basketball player for the National Basketball Association's Detroit Pistons (NBA). He was a Villanova Wildcats basketball player.
Drewana Bey, a former high school principal who played collegiate basketball at Charlotte, is Bey's mother. His freshman year was spent at DeMatha Catholic High School before transferring to Sidwell Friends School.
He was a member of D.C. Premier's AAU team. He was 5'9 as a freshman and grew throughout high school. As a junior, Bey averaged 14.5 points, 6.5 rebounds, 2 assists, and 2 steals per game to help Sidwell win the conference championship. As a senior, he injured his ankle and missed several games. Bey averaged 21 points and eight rebounds per game as a senior.
Bey, a four-star recruit, was ranked 83rd in his class by 247Sports.com. Bey made his initial commitment to North Carolina State on November 2, 2017. However, in May 2018, he requested to be released from his letter of intent and was denied a waiver to play in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
On June 15, he signed with Villanova after visiting Wake Forest, Boston College, and Vanderbilt. Bey was recruited earlier in high school by Villanova coach Jay Wright, but he became more interested after Omari Spellman left for the NBA and a scholarship became available.
Bey hit a game-winning three-pointer over two defenders in the final seconds of overtime to lift the Pistons to a 117-116 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on January 1, 2022.
Two days later, Bey set a career high with 34 points and eight rebounds to lead the Pistons to a 115-106 road victory over the defending champion Milwaukee Bucks.
Bey set a career high with 51 points, nine rebounds, four assists, and three steals in a 134-120 win over the Orlando Magic on March 17, 2022. On March 23, 2022, Bey broke Allan Houston's previous record of 191 three-pointers made in a season, setting a Pistons record.
Bey scored 17 points and hit a game-winning three-pointer at the buzzer in a 122-119 victory over the Golden State Warriors on January 4, 2023.
A victory on the road against the Sacramento Kings by a score of 120-117 brought an end to a losing streak of four games for the Atlanta Hawks, which John Collins led in scoring with 22 points and rebounds with 12.