He came back on fire,” Golden State's Mychal Mulder said of Poole playing on a tender ankle. I think that just speaks to his toughness and his character and his will to win. That's something that he's got and it's impressive.
Jordan Poole capped a career-best, 38-point performance by driving for a layup with 21.4 seconds remaining Friday night as the Golden State Warriors defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 125-122 in San Francisco. The Warriors won a fifth straight to open a regular-season-ending, six-game homestand despite resting Stephen Curry, Draymond Green and Andrew Wiggins.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – On Friday night, Golden State Warriors guard Jordan Poole admitted he got to live out every young basketball player’s dream. You know, the one where you’re in the backyard counting down from 3 to the buzzer and try to hit the jumper. During the Warriors’ nail-biting win over the New Orleans Pelicans, head coach Steve Kerr drew up a play for Poole out of a timeout with the Dubs trailing by one.