Also, Russell Westbrook recently found the spotlight for an ugly reason.
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Adam Spolane on Twitter: "More Capela on Curry calling Wednesday's game a statement game: "Maybe they're in that situation where they need to (call it a statement game) to prove themselves that they are at that level.""
Anthony Slater on Twitter: "Draymond Green saw some of the confident chatter coming out of the Rockets locker room the past few days, said it didn’t juice the Warriors up at all: “I’m not sure stupidity juices up anyone.”… https://t.co/m8zJkKgZno"
Marc J. Spears on Twitter: "“The beauty of the NBA is that on Wednesday we have an opportunity to send a statement. We have to take advantage of that opportunity. We’re looking forward to it, no question,” Warriors guard Stephen Curry said. The Warriors are at Houston on Wednesday."
Marc Stein on Twitter: "As Warriors at Rockets draws near tonight, Houston’s @TheofficialEG10 says he believes “there’s no other team but us” that can dethrone Golden State ... via the digital version of this week’s @nytimes NBA newsletter —> https://t.co/JS0XrVTgOd"
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