Alec Burks broke a tie with a three-point play
with 6:37 remaining, and Paschall extended the lead to eight by
hitting his fourth 3-pointer less than 90 seconds later.
The win capped a six-day, four-game homestand during which the
Warriors had lost to Phoenix, San Antonio and Charlotte to fall
to 0-4 at home before finally getting Monday's win.
Portland took just its second loss in five road games.
Neither team led by more than seven points until the final 5:10
of the tightly contested game, a rematch of last season's
Western Conference finals which the Warriors swept in four
After Hassan Whiteside drew the Trail Blazers even at 99-all on
a tip-in with 7:01 to play, the Warriors took charge down the
stretch after Burks' go-ahead, three-point play.
Ky Bowman then dropped in a short hoop, Paschall bombed in his
3-pointer, Marquese Chriss added a layup and Paschall hit two
free throws in a 12-point run that created a 111-99 advantage
with 4:03 to play.
Portland twice got as close as six in the final 1:05, but
Paschall, the NBA's leading scorer among 2019 second-round
picks, combined with Jordan Poole and Damion Lee to make 10
consecutive free throws to kill the threat.
Paschall shot 11-for-19 from the field and connected on all 10
of his foul shots for the injury-depleted Warriors, who suited
up just nine guys and saw all nine score at least five points.
Paschall, the former Villanova star, also had a game-high 13
Bowman finished with 19 points, Poole and Lee 16 apiece, Burks
13, and Willie Cauley-Stein 10 in a balanced Golden State
Damian Lillard, an Oakland native playing his first game in San
Francisco, paced the Trail Blazers with 39 points, including
Whiteside had 22 points and 11 rebounds for Portland, while CJ
McCollum and Anfernee Simons added 14 points each and Hezonja
The Warriors shot 33-for-36 from the foul line while the
visitors were 11-for-14 on free throws.
--Field Level Media
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