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Stephen Curry was one of the biggest proponents of the Golden State Warriors filling the 15th spot on their roster. Just three games into the season, veteran guard Gary Payton II got the chance to show his value when Andre Iguodala missed Sunday night's game against Sacramento with a sore left hip. "One thousand percent," Curry said when asked if Payton's 17-minute, 10-point performance in the 119-107 win over the Kings showed the value of filling that spot.
Golden State Warriors (3-0, second in the Western Conference) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (0-3, 15th in the Western Conference)Oklahoma City; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EDTBOTTOM LINE: The Oklahoma City Thunder host the Golden State Warriors.Oklahoma City went 22-50 overall and 12-30 in Western Conference games last season. The Thunder averaged 7.0 steals, 4.4 blocks and 15.4 turnovers per game last season.Golden State went 39-33 overall and 25-17 in Western Conference play during the 2020-21 season. The War