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NBA Twitter reacts to record-breaking crowd


After struggling on the road throughout the season, the Golden State Warriors put together considered one of their most balanced performances away from Chase Center of the 2022-23 season.

In front of a packed crowd that saw record-breaking attendance numbers, the Warriors cruised past the San Antonio Spurs in wire-to-wire fashion, 144-113.

Seven different players tallied double-figures in scoring with Jordan Poole leading the way in which off the bench. Poole notched 25 points on 8-of-16 shooting from the ground with a pair of triples to go together with six assists and three rebounds in 31 minutes.

In his second game back since coming back from a shoulder injury, Steph Curry tallied 15 points on 6-of-12 shooting from the ground with 4 boards and three assists in 23 minutes against the Spurs. 

With the sport situated on the Alamodome to honor the fiftieth anniversary of the Spurs franchise, the sport on Friday night shattered the NBA attendance record with 68, 323 tickets sold within the historic arena. NBA Hall of Famer David Robinson announced the record-breaking number at the tip of the third quarter in front of a large crowd on the Alamodome.

The previous record had stood since 1998 when the Atlanta Hawks hosted Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls with 62,046 in attendance. 

Following the Warriors’ commanding victory over the Spurs, the NBA community on Twitter weighed in with different reactions. Here’s a have a look at what fans and analysts were saying on Friday night. 

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The Warriors tonight became the second team ever to have 8 players rating 12 or more points in a single game

Complete team win

— Dalton Johnson (@DaltonJ_Johnson) January 14, 2023

The Warriors pop the Spurs for 144 points in a blowout win to open road trip. Eight players in double figures: Curry, Klay, Wiggins, DiVincenzo, Poole, Looney, Lamb, Moody. Lack of drama allowed Warriors to carry Curry/Klay to only 23 minutes ahead of two straight back-to-backs.

— Anthony Slater (@anthonyVslater) January 14, 2023

The Warriors went on the road to face the rugged and red hot Spurs (beat talented Pistons could weeks ago) in front of like 90,00 fans in some intimidating and borderline unfair dome arrange. Golden State dropped 144 points and is officially back. #dubs

— Colin Cowherd (@ColinCowherd) January 14, 2023

Warriors beat the Spurs 144-113 on the Alamodome

Jordan Poole: 25 points
Donte DiVincenzo: 22 points (season high)
Warriors had 8 players in double digits and the bench scored a season-high 77 points

— Dalton Johnson (@DaltonJ_Johnson) January 14, 2023

Beautiful DiVincenzo minutes off the bench.

— C.J. Holmes 🚀 (@CjHolmes22) January 14, 2023

David Robinson is at center court ahead of the beginning of the fourth quarter to announce that the Spurs have broken then NBA attendance record with 68,323 tickets.

— Kendra Andrews (@kendra__andrews) January 14, 2023

Warriors start their road trip with a 144-113 win over the Spurs. Eight players in double-digit scoring for Golden State and a season-high72 bench points led by Jordan Poole’s 25 and Donte DiVincenzo’s 22.

Next up: two sets of back-to-backs.

— Kendra Andrews (@kendra__andrews) January 14, 2023

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