Warriors dominate early, stave off Pelicans in Game 1
Strength in Numbers
The Oracle Arena seats are decked out in yellow t-shirts that read "Strength in Numbers," a slogan for Golden State as it begins its playoff run.
Laid back Leandro
Warriors guard Leandro Barbosa relaxes in the courtside seats hours before tip-off.
The playoff graphics are visible on the Warriors' jumbotron at Oracle Arena on Saturday.
Champions at Oracle
Giants pitcher Sergio Romo is in attendance for Game 1 between the Warriors and Pelicans.
Bay Area support
A's pitcher Sean Doolittle is at Oracle, lending his support to the home team, tweeting, "Oh and Warriors not to brag but I made the JV team in HS so on the off chance you need me I'm right next door."
The architect is in the building
Warriors general manager Bob Myers is present at Oracle Arena for Game 1 against the Pelicans.
Festus Ezeli and other Warriors warm up at Oracle before Game 1 against the Pelicans.
Attacking the hoop
Anthony Davis looks to drive on Draymond Green during Game 1 at Oracle Arena. The Warriors led 28-13 at the end of the first quarter.
Warriors go on run to end half
After the Pelicans cut the deficit to 44-39 with just over four minutes to go in the second quarter, the Warriors went on a 15-2 run to give them a 59-41 advantage at halftime. Stephen Curry finished the half with 19 points to lead Golden State.
The Warriors took an 18-point lead into the fourth quarter, but Anthony Davis and the Pelicans stormed back. Davis' 20 points in the fourth rallied New Orleans, but the Warriors were able to hold on and won 106-99. All Warriors starters were in double figures and Stephen Curry led Golden State with 34 points.