The Warriors will have a tough time keeping up with the Boston Celtics, who will play their first game of the postseason on Wednesday night against the Brooklyn Nets.
The Warriors are 5-2 against Boston, with the Celtics winning five of their past six games.
It will be the Warriors first victory over the defending champion Celtics since Nov. 4, 2010.
It will be a tough test for the Warriors against a Celtics team that has won 10 of its last 12 games.
The Celtics have been outscored by an average of 18.4 points in their last four games.
Golden State’s Stephen Curry is averaging 25.6 points, 6.9 assists and 5.6 rebounds.
He is shooting 52.8 percent in his last five games against the Celtics.
The Celtics have lost five straight and five of six at home.
The Warriors have won eight of nine overall and 10 of 11 at home against the team with the worst record in the league.