OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry pulled Zaza Pachulia aside and made one thing clear to the Warriors big man: We got your back.
Other teammates echoed that message.
Pachulia will most certainly receive a villain's welcome for Game 3 of the Western Conference finals Saturday at AT&T Center regardless of whether he's on the court or not, simply because he was involved in the play that injured Kawhi Leonard in the series opener.
"I think he'll be booed pretty badly," Golden State's Draymond Green said. "I've definitely been in that situation before. He'll get it pretty good, but he'll be fine."
Leonard, whose status for Game 3 remained unclear...