The Warriors star reached the tenth game scoring at least 27 points and showing at least 50% success in three-point moves
Stephen Curry returned to show on Monday night, 15, because he is one of the best players in the NBA the past few years. Playing at home in San Francisco, the winger led the Golden State Warriors in the victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers by 129 to 98, away from home, giving breath to the reaction of the Californian team in the season. Basket of the match, Curry scored 36 points and also contributed with six assists. He hit seven out of 11 three-point attempts. Thus, he reached the tenth game, scoring at least 27 points and showing at least 50% advantage in moves of three points. He became the first point guard with at least 25 points and a 50% use of the foundation since Michael Jordan, in the 1995-96 season.
The basket was supported by Draymond Green, responsible for no less than 16 assists, in addition to six points. Also outstanding were Andrew Wiggins, with 15 points, and Eric Paschall, with 14. For the Cavaliers, the highlight was Collin Sexton, with 23 points and five assists. Gradually recovering in the table, the Warriors are already in the eighth place of the Western Conference, with 15 wins and 13 losses. In the East, the Cavaliers are in 13th place, with 10 wins and 19 losses.
In Washington, the Wizards overcame the Houston Rockets by 131 to 119, notably Bradley Beal, with 37 points and eight rebounds. Russell Westbrook contributed a 16-point triple-double, 13 rebounds and 15 assists. Brazilian Raulzinho scored 12 points and four rebounds in 26 minutes on the court. The team from the American capital is slowly recovering in the Eastern Conference. In the modest 14th place, he has eight wins and 17 losses. The Rockets present the same situation, but in the Western Conference, with 11 wins and 16 setbacks so far. In another good game this round, the reinforced Brooklyn Nets continues to rise on the season. On Monday, he beat Sacramento Kings 136 to 125 at home. Kyrie Irving shone with 40 points, while James Harden recorded a 29-point triple-double, 14 assists and 11 rebounds. At this rate, the Nets won their 17th victory – they add up to 12 losses. And they are in third place in the East. The Kings appear in the 11th position of the Western Conference, with 12 triumphs and 15 setbacks.
Check out the results of Monday night:
Indiana Pacers 112 x 120 Chicago Bulls
Washington Wizards 131 x 119 Houston Rockets
New York Knicks 123 x 112 Atlanta Hawks
Utah Jazz 134 x 123 Philadelphia 76ers
Golden State Warriors 129 x 98 Cleveland Cavaliers
Los Angeles Clippers 125 x 118 Miami Heat
Brooklyn Nets 136 x 125 Sacramento Kings
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