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Warriors start five rookies in finale

Updated: April 26, 2012, 11:19 PM ET
Associated Press

OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Golden State Warriors became the first NBA team in modern history to start five rookies in one game for their season finale against the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday night.

With a roster decimated by injuries, coach Mark Jackson fielded a unit of guards Klay Thompson and Charles Jenkins, forwards Chris Wright and Jeremy Tyler, and Mickell Gladness at center.

Thompson, Jenkins and Tyler are all Warriors draft picks, while Wright was a training camp invitee and ...

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