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Warriors vs. Suns score, result: Klay Thompson shoots the lights out to lead Warriors past Suns

The Golden State Warriors extend their win streak at Chase Center to eight games after a rollercoaster 123-112 win over the Phoenix Suns

Klay Thompson had the hot hand early, scoring 33 of his 38 points in the first half, while Stephen Curry added 23 points, seven rebounds, and five assists. 

Phoenix rallied from as many as 25 points down on two occasions, cutting the deficit to single digits in the fourth quarter, before Thompson, Curry, and Jordan Poole shut the door. 

Devin Booker led the Suns with 32 points on the night, while Deandre Ayton finished with a strong double-double of 27 points and 12 rebounds. 

With the win, the Warriors improve to 36-30 on the season, closing the gap on the fourth-seed Suns, who fall to 37-31.

If you missed any of the action, The Sporting News has you covered with all the live updates, highlights, and stats from Monday night’s contest. 

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Warriors vs. Suns score

Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Final
Warriors 43 37 30 24 123
Suns 21 32 23 25 112

Warriors vs. Suns live score, updates, highlights

FINAL: Warriors 123, Suns 112

12:35 a.m. — That’s a wrap from Chase Center as the Warriors hold off the Suns to seal their eighth consecutive home win. 

12:25 a.m. — Things are getting chippy down the stretch as Damion Lee is assessed a technical foul for shoving JaMychal Green, who also assessed a tech. Suns ball. Warriors lead 123-108.

12:25 a.m. — Jordan Poole’s getting in on the action from downtown as the Warriors pull away. 

12:20 a.m. — Ish Wainright soars in for the putback slam!

12:15 a.m. — With Steph Curry on the bench, Klay Thompson has picked up the offense for the Warriors, going to work from midrange. 

End of the third quarter: Warriors 98, Suns 88

We’ve got a blockbuster finish coming up in the Bay as the Suns close the gap to just 10 points after trailing by as many as 25 points. 

11:53 p.m. — The Warriors regain control of the contest thanks to a 9-2 run to push the lead back out to 10 points. 

11:47 p.m. — Jordan Poole is called for the foul on Chris Paul and puts the Warriors in the penalty with 4:32 to go. Both teams are now in the bonus. Warriors lead 85-82.

11:42 p.m. – Here come the Suns!

11:40 p.m. — Ayton gets the bucket to cut the deficit to single digits for the first time since the seven-minute mark of the first quarter.

11:38 p.m. — The Suns are starting to find some success with Denadre Ayton inside, putting his size advantage to good use. 

11:34 p.m. — Steph Curry picks up his fourth foul with 10 minutes remaining in the third. He remains in the game. 

Halftime: Warriors 75, Suns 58

The Warriors have run the Suns off the floor in the opening 24 minutes, thanks to a barrage of 3-pointers, going 14-of-21 from deep.

Klay Thompson leads all scorers with 33 points, while Steph Curry has 15. Devin Booker leads the Suns with 17.

11:13 p.m. — Klay Thompson can’t miss! He buries another triple to make it 8-of-12 in the first half.

11:09 p.m. — The Warriors are sending two defenders at Devin Booker every time, forcing him to put the ball on the floor. He’s got 17 points on 6-of-9 shooting. Warriors lead 70-54.

11:08 p.m. — Three straight buckets for Chris Paul as the Suns cut the lead to 17 points with 2:20 to go in the quarter.

11:03 p.m. — Chef Curry is cooking!

10:57 p.m. — Steph Curry is called for a blocking foul as he tries to take the charge on Josh Okogie. That’s his second foul of the game. 

10:56 p.m. — The key stat of the first half so far: Golden State has 17 assists on 22 made field goals. 

10:52 p.m. — A tough sequence for the Suns, who come up with three straight misses, before Jordan Poole makes them pay at the other end. Warriors lead 57-32. Timeout Suns. 

10:50 p.m. — OKAY IGUODALA!

10:48 p.m. — Klay Thompson picks up right where he left off with another triple! He’s got 22 points in 10 minutes.

End of first quarter: Warriors 43, Suns 21

Coming off an overtime game on Saturday, the Warriors showed no signs of fatigue in Q1, thanks to a blistering start from the 3-point line, connecting on 8-of-11 from deep. 

Klay Thompson leads all scorers with 18 points, while Steph Curry has 12. Devin Booker leads the Suns with eight points. 

10:40 p.m. — The first-quarter buzzer couldn’t have come quick enough for the Suns, who were outscored by 20+ points in a quarter for the first time this season. 

10:37 p.m. — Golden State’s ball movement has been on point to start the game, making the extra, extra pass to find the open man. 

10:33 p.m. — Back-to-back triples for Stephen Curry and the Warriors are up to eight 3-pointers in Q1. Dubs lead 35-14.

10:25 p.m. — It’s the Klay Thompson show tonight! He’s got 18 points on 7-of-9 shooting already. He’s outscoring the Suns by himself so far 18-14. He heads to the bench with 3:50 to go.

10:19 p.m. — The Suns are struggling to contain the Warriors on the perimeter early tonight and can’t get anything going on the other end, shooting 3-of-11 from the field. Timeout Warriors. They lead 16-7 with 6:24 remaining. 

10:10 p.m. — Klay Thompson and Steph Curry are off to a fast start as the Warriors race out to a 13-4 lead.

10:10 p.m. — E-40 rings the bell and we’re underway in The Bay.

Pregame

9:30 p.m. — The Warriors will start with Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, Donte DiVincenzo, Draymond Green, and Kevon Looney. 

9:25 p.m. — The Suns will start with Chris Paul, Devin Booker, Josh Okogie, Torry Craig, and Deandre Ayton.

9:00 p.m.— Devin Booker has led the charge for the Suns over their past five games. Can the Warriors slow him down tonight?

8:45 p.m. — Throwback to this look-away triple from Steh Curry in 2016 against the Suns.

What channel is Warriors vs. Suns on?

  • Date: Monday, March 13
  • TV channel: ESPN
  • Live streaming: Sling TV

Warriors vs. Suns will air on ESPN. Viewers can also stream the game on Sling TV.

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Warriors vs. Suns start time

  • Date: Monday, March 13
  • Time: 10 p.m. ET | 7 p.m. PT

Warriors vs. Suns will tip off around 10 p.m. ET on Monday, March 13. The game will be played at the Chase Center in San Francisco.

Warriors schedule 2022-23

Here are Golden State’s next five games of the 2022-23 regular season:

Date Opponent Time (ET) TV channel
March 13 vs. Suns 10 p.m. ESPN
March 15 at Clippers 10 p.m. ESPN
March 17 at Hawks 7:30 p.m. NBA TV
March 18 at Grizzlies 8 p.m. NBA TV
March 20 at Rockets 8 p.m.

Suns schedule 2022-23

Here are Phoenix’s next five games of the 2022-23 regular season:

Date Opponent Time (ET) TV channel
March 13 at Warriors 10 p.m. ESPN
March 14 vs. Bucks 10 p.m. NBA TV
March 16 vs. Magic 10 p.m. NBA TV
March 19 at Thunder 3:30 p.m.
March 22 at Lakers 10 p.m. ESPN

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