Stephen Curry stayed prohibited on Sunday as a Warriors kick a Brooklyn Nets 120-114.
Though it started close, and finished closer, a Warriors were means to lift out a feat in Brooklyn on Sunday afternoon. Stephen Curry recored 35 points, a team-high for a night, and Kevin Durant combined 34 points to go with 8 rebounds and 6 assists.
Similar to Friday’s matchup in Manhattan, Golden State seemed to come out of a gates a small slow. After a few brief bursts on a building from both teams though, Curry began to emerge. Seemingly still on some movement from a matchup with a Wizards final week, Curry forsaken what felt like a discerning 16 points in a initial quarter. Though a Nets came out with some good appetite to go on a few brief runs, yet never hold some-more than a seven-point lead.
Klay Thompson looked like he started to get behind into his groove, throwing adult a integrate of burst shots to assistance get a Warriors rolling a small faster on offense. Durant, Green and Thompson all done solid contributions, yet Curry stayed hot. Between knocking down threes, he had a Warriors dais on their feet with a well-spoken maladroit layup. By halftime, in 18 mins on a floor, he put adult 24 points on 8-14 sharpened and 5-8 from three. Golden State went into a locker room holding a 63-49 lead over Brooklyn.
Curry set a new NBA record with a dash early in a third quarter, attack during slightest 5 three-pointers for a seventh-straight game. While it’s always fun to watch a two-time MVP mangle records, there’s another member of a Warriors who stood out tonight; Alfonzo McKinnie. While we haven’t seen most of McKinnie so distant this season, he sensitively done a certain impact on floor. Through a initial 3 buliding of a diversion he was +13 with 9 points and 3 rebounds in usually 12 minutes. He wouldn’t measure again, yet finished a competition +12, a top on a team.
Going into a final mins of a diversion it looked as yet a Warriors would run divided with it, yet they started to cold off and a Nets weren’t prepared to chuck in a towel. With their offense rolling, Brooklyn’s Caris LeVert came in for a asperse that cut Golden State’s lead to four, and move a new appetite into a Barclays Center. That appetite tensed adult as a time wound down, yet a 3 from Curry with usually a notation left to play took a corner off for Golden State, and they pulled divided with a 120-114 victory.
It’s wheels adult to Chicago as a Warriors face a Bulls for a initial time this deteriorate on a back-to-back. It will be a usually matchup between a dual teams to take place in a Windy City this year.