A career-high eight three-pointers were made by Wiggins, five of which came in the third quarter when he scored 17 points. Jordan Poole added 21 points, while Warriors star Stephen Curry scored 30 points, including eight 3-pointers, to help his team win at home for the tenth time in a row. After losing a 25-point lead midway through the second quarter, Warriors coach Steve Kerr acknowledged that his team still has space for growth.
With 6:59 remaining in the game, the Rockets, who were led by 20 points from Kevin Porter Jr., had cut the deficit to four points. The Warriors increased their lead once more, but Kerr stated that they must find a method to prevent teams from gaining ground. The first 18 minutes were "phenomenal," according to Kerr. "I believed that our winning streak to begin the game may have been the best of the entire season.