How David West brought stability to Warriors bench in win vs Mavericks

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How David West brought stability to Warriors bench in win vs Mavericks
How David West brought stability to Warriors bench in win vs Mavericks

Midway through the second quarter of the Warriors' 121-103 win over the Dallas Mavericks, Warriors forward David West got position deep underneath the basket with Mavericks center Salah Mejri draped all over him. With his team down nine points, West, who finished with 10 points and 7 rebounds in 17 minutes, used a drop step and calmly laid in his sixth point of the game. West's layup sparked a 23-14 Warriors spurt to close the half, and helped cement their first win in nearly a week. It also further solidified West's role as a stabilizing force in the team's second unit. While the Warriors bench scored 39 points Thursday evening, the unit is at the bottom half of league standings in points scored

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