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NBA Twitter reacts to Warriors winning first road game of season behind 41 points from Klay Thompson vs. Rockets – Warriors Wire

After eight straight losses away from San Francisco’s Chase Center, the Golden State Warriors finally secured their first road win of the 2022-23 NBA campaign. However, it didn’t come easy. 
After jumping to a commanding lead in the first quarter, Golden State’s struggles on the road began to show. The Warriors’ offense went cold in the second quarter while they squandered an 18-point lead. However, the backcourt duo of Steph Curry and Klay Thompson came to the rescue. 
Thompson put together a much-needed season-high performance with 41 points on 14-of-23 shooting from the field with 10 made 3s to go along with four boards and three assists in 36 minutes.
Along with hitting seven 3-pointers of his own, Curry recorded a double-double with 33 points and 15 assists. Curry added seven boards and three steals in 37 minutes.
In the fourth quarter, the Splash Brothers slammed the door on the young Rockets. The pair combined for 18 points to secure their elusive road victory, 127-120. 
After the Warriors’ snapped their road losing streak, the NBA community on Twitter exploded with reactions. Here’s a look at what fans and analysts were saying on Sunday night.
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The Warriors have their first road win: 127-120 in Houston. Klay Thompson went for 41 points, made 10 3s. Steph Curry had 33 points, 15 assists, 7 rebounds, 3 steals, 2 blocks. He was a +22 in a 7-point win. Performance had flaws, but the backcourt went volcanic.
— Anthony Slater (@anthonyVslater) November 21, 2022

KLAY THOMPSON TONIGHT:
41 Points
4 Rebounds
3 Assists
2 Steals
61% FG
10/13 3PM
HE'S BACK. 🔥🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/o6dIfHpazX
— Hoop Central (@TheHoopCentral) November 21, 2022

Klay Thompson CATCHING FIRE in the first quarter 🔥
20 PTS
7/9 FG
4/5 3PT
All in 9 minutes… pic.twitter.com/mJyWcRSfD1
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) November 21, 2022

Klay Thompson after scoring 40 pic.twitter.com/DULT5SUhOb
— sam esfandiari (@samesfandiari) November 21, 2022

Klay Thompson has his 11th career 20-point quarter with 20 points on 7-of-9 from the field (4-of-5 3FG). Thompson owns the NBA record for most points in a quarter with 37 (set on 1/23/15 vs. SAC).
— Warriors PR (@WarriorsPR) November 21, 2022

Klay Thompson has 41 points and has hit 10-of-13 from three, the sixth time in his career he’s hit 10 3-pointers in a game (2nd-most all-time behind only Stephen Curry’s 22) and his 15th career 40-point game.
— Warriors PR (@WarriorsPR) November 21, 2022

From 3 tonight
*Klay Thompson: 10 of 13
*Steph Curry: 7 of 14
*Andrew Wiggins: 6 of 11
The three combined: 23 of 38
— Anthony Slater (@anthonyVslater) November 21, 2022

Klay Thompson has 18 pts in 7 min
6/6 FG
4/4 3-pt
HOLY CANNOLI
— Whitley Sandretto (@WSandretto) November 21, 2022

Anybody on this app still want Klay Thompson to come off the bench?
— Bonta Hill (@BontaHill) November 21, 2022

Klay Thompson has raised his season-long 3-point percentage by four entire points tonight, from 33.6 to 37.6. The kind of regression to the mean game he, and the Warriors, have been waiting for.
— Tim Bontemps (@TimBontemps) November 21, 2022

Klay Thompson:
2015- NBA Champ
2016- NBA Finals
2017- NBA Champ
2018- NBA Champ
2019-NBA Finals
2020- injured
2021- injured
2022- NBA Champ
NEVER forget that folks ..
— Ben Stinar (@BenStinar) November 21, 2022

Final from Houston: Warriors 127, Rockets 120
Klay Thompson from 3 tonight: 10-of-13
Stephen Curry from 3 tonight: 7-of-14
Andrew Wiggins from 3 tonight: 6-of-11
23-of-38, or 60.5 percent
— Monte Poole (@MontePooleNBCS) November 21, 2022

Klay Thompson since this happened:
• 20 PTS I 50% FG I 4 3PM
• 41 PTS I 60% FG I 10 3PT pic.twitter.com/97fX9DyzXh
— NBA Memes (@NBAMemes) November 21, 2022

Most games with 5+ threes:
1) Stephen Curry – 301
.
2) James Harden – 170
3) Damian Lillard – 139
4) Ray Allen – 122
5) Klay Thompson – 121
— Denver🦃🎄 (@doubledworth) November 21, 2022

Klay Thompson saw all the mentions and dropped 26 in the first half pic.twitter.com/NgBaDcqB7E
— NBA Memes (@NBAMemes) November 21, 2022

Klay Thompson is the 2nd greatest shooter of the basketball in NBA history.
Never forget that.
— Guru (@DrGuru_) November 21, 2022

Steph Curry and Klay Thompson vs. the Rockets pic.twitter.com/NfJccp2WdR
— NBA Memes (@NBAMemes) November 21, 2022

KLAY THOMPSON DAGGER
41 POINTS
10 THREES
— Antonin (@antonin_org) November 21, 2022

Stephen Curry (7), Klay Thompson (10), and Andrew Wiggins (6) now have the record for MOST 3PM between THREE TEAMMATES in the same game, with 23.
They broke the record of Kevin Love, Donovan Mitchell, and Dean Wade, who combined for 22 3PM weeks ago. pic.twitter.com/UcrBbUa1TB
— WarriorsMuse (@WarriorsMuse) November 21, 2022

KLAY MF THOMPSON:
41 PTS
10-13 3PM
60% FG
He heard the talk. 😤 pic.twitter.com/8xdQdd1FNA
— Legion Hoops (@LegionHoops) November 21, 2022

Klay Thompson: 41 points, 14-for-23, 10-for-13
Steph Curry: 33 points, 11-for-20, 7-for-14, 15 assists
Eric Gordon gotta be sick
— Dalton Johnson (@DaltonJ_Johnson) November 21, 2022

Klay Thompson tonight:
41 PTS
14-23 FG
10-13 3P
+13
His 6th career game where he’s made 10 or more threes, which is the 2nd most ever. pic.twitter.com/Um8nxxRE7x
— Klay_Muse (@Klay_Muse) November 21, 2022

The splash brothers are back ! O yea and this is what a point guard is ! 15 Dimes… @StephenCurry30 @KlayThompson pic.twitter.com/JU89nXxYGJ
— Famouslos32 (@famouslos32) November 21, 2022

The Warriors won their first road game of the season by defeating the Rockets in Houston 127-120.
Klay Thompson (10), Stephen Curry (7), and Andrew Wiggins (6) combined on 23 3-pointers, the most by a trio in a game in NBA history. pic.twitter.com/5ieWYTsDnM
— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) November 21, 2022

The Warriors finally won a road game tonight in Houston.
Klay Thompson dropped a season-high 41 points on 14/23 shooting and knocked down 10 3-pointers. Stephen Curry added 33 points, 7 rebounds and 15 assists. Andrew Wiggins scored 22 points.
— C.J. Holmes 🦹🏾‍♂️ (@CjHolmes22) November 21, 2022

NIGHT, NIGHT! OMG STEPH 😱 pic.twitter.com/oTqbMZVb9c
— Warriors on NBCS (@NBCSWarriors) November 21, 2022

STEPH. FADE.
NIGHT NIGHT. pic.twitter.com/Nm5YYSaRc3
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) November 21, 2022

Nothing makes Steph happier than seeing his teammates succeed.. all time leader
— Shohei Ohtani Stan Account (@AndyKHLiu) November 21, 2022

Come for Kuminga’s slam.
Stay for Steph’s reaction 😂pic.twitter.com/rm3nes4Plp
— 95.7 The Game (@957thegame) November 21, 2022

One of the more complete Steph Curry performances of the season:
33 points
15 assists
7 rebounds
3 steals
2 blocks
1 turnover
+22
37 minutes
— Marcus Thompson II (@ThompsonScribe) November 21, 2022

Watch the Houston bench https://t.co/ZzFoAq3Rse
— Marcus Thompson II (@ThompsonScribe) November 21, 2022

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