By Stephen Tsai
After completing a 2-hour practice this morning, the Warriors headed to San Jose.
• London Sapolu will indeed make his first career start Friday. Sapolu said his pre-game ritual is to call his father, Jesse Sapolu.
• With Andrew Faaumu suffering an undisclosed ailment, there is possibility David Lefotu or Matagisila Lefiti will start at right guard.
• Kicker Tyler Hadden said X-rays did not show any fractures or tears to his right hip. He said he has been suffering pain there since the start of the season, and it worsened last week. He said he is feeling better this week. He said the ailment has not hindered his kickoffs. He said he was instructed to used directional kicks in the first five games.
• Associate head coach Rich Miano said safety John Hardy-Tuliau made seven interceptions during drills yesterday. Miano said the key is Hardy-Tuliau has learned to read the receiver first and the quarterback last.
• Friday's game will be shown live in Australia.