After scoring a season-high 28 points on 11-of-18 shooting during Sunday's win in Oklahoma City, Marreese Speights thanked Thunder center Kendrick Perkins.
Marreese Speights caught fire once Andrew Bogut went down with an orbital contusion on Sunday, scoring a season-high 28 points on 11-of-18 shooting in just 25 minutes of action.
Steve Kerr said Marreese Speights is "going to play a lot" for the Warriors.
Marreese Speights blew up in Sunday's easy win vs. the Lakers, scoring 24 points on 8-of-11 FGs and 8-of-8 FTs with nine rebounds in just 20 minutes of action.
Marreese Speights gave the Warriors a huge lift off of the bench on Saturday, finishing with 13 points, six boards, two assists and a steal in just 15 minutes.
Marreese Speights came off the bench and chipped in 16 points and five rebounds on 8-of-13 shooting in 18 minutes on Wednesday.
Marreese Speights returned from a family funeral in time to play on Sunday, notching four points, five rebounds and one block in 13 minutes off the Warriors' bench.
Marreese Speights returned to the Warriors after attending his grandfather's funeral.
Warriors coach Steve Kerr said that Marreese Speights has had "a good first few days of practice."
Coach Steve Kerr said he was impressed with Marreese Speights' shooting and said he could be used as a stretch four.
Marreese Speights pleaded not guilty to a charge of driving under the influence.
Warriors PF/C Marreese Speights will appear in court for a DUI arraignment on September 16.
Marreese Speights was arrested for driving under the influence early Tuesday morning.
There was reportedly a hallway altercation following Saturday's Game 7 loss to the Clippers, though no punches were thrown.