Warriors’ Kevon Leo Looney discusses his disappointment at not being able to complete a triple-double against Philadelphia

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Loon reflects on falling just short of triple-double vs. 76ers Original publication: NBC Sports Bayarea

As Kevon Looney Friday night, the Court was taken against the Philadelphia 76ersHe was without his support castmates in starters Steph Curry, Draymond Green Andrew Wiggins.

He rose to the occasion, but it didn’t stop him.

Golden State“The beloved big man” was finally done the 118-106 loss At Wells Fargo Center, he finished with 26 points and 11 rebounds as well as nine assists — one dish short of his first triple-double. If it had been possible, it would have also happened. his teammate Jordan Poole He could have added another trey to the four 3-pointers he made on the night after Looney’s pass.

Looney declared, “I thought that I had it,” after the loss. “I thought JP would make it to the last three, but that’s not how things work.

“I came close to it, though.”

Looney’s nine assists were a record for him and his performance Friday was an inspiration as the Warriors fell at 14-16 to open the 2022/23 NBA season.

The veteran proved that he is still a good soldier. star in his own right All the while going up against Philadelphia’s 7-foot center Joel Embiid.

Looney’s presence is crucial as the Warriors attempt to survive without Curry, their star point guard. He will be shooting from the field and helping on offense, making it even more difficult for them to win this stretch.

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He might end up with the triple-double.

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