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Stephen Curry carries Warriors into meeting with Knicks

Stephen Curry carries Warriors into meeting with Knicks

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NEW YORK -- After one of the most stunning performances of his brilliant career -- a 51-point night on 15-of-24 shooting, 11-of-16 from 3-point range and 10-of-10 from the free-throw line -- what can Stephen Curry possibly do for an encore? That remains to be seen, but one thing is for sure: There is no place better for an encore than Madison Square Garden, to which Curry's Warriors travel for a Friday night marquee matchup with the New York Knicks. Curry only needed three quarters to do his damage in a 144-122 home win over the Washington Wizards. The Knicks needed all four quarters to manage just 87 points in a 23-point loss to Miami on Wednesday, connecting on just 12-of-33 3-pointers. Curry had one fewer in 17 fewer attempts. "I don't even know how to describe what I witnessed to...
NBA Finals: Curry, Warriors beat Cavaliers in Game 2

NBA Finals: Curry, Warriors beat Cavaliers in Game 2

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June 4 (UPI) -- Stephen Curry hit an NBA Finals record nine 3-pointers in the Golden State Warriors' 122-103 victory against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 2 of the series in Oakland. "Regardless of how the season went, that's a pretty cool deal to accomplish," Curry told reporters. "Knowing who has held the record for six or eight years. But at the end of the day, it's all about trying to get a win and doing whatever you can to make that happen." "I always say that if we focus on that, good things happen individually all across the board. I never woke up was like alright, lets go get nine threes and get the record." Curry had a game-high 33 points in Sunday's win at Oracle Arena. The Warriors now hold a 2-0 lead in the series. LeBron James had 29 points, 13 assists and nine rebounds. T...
Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors rally past New Orleans Pelicans

Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors rally past New Orleans Pelicans

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NEW ORLEANS -- Stephen Curry scored a team-high 31 points, and Nick Young and Klay Thompson combined for 18 points in the fourth quarter as Golden State erased a 20-point halftime deficit and defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 125-115 Monday night at the Smoothie King Center. The Warriors (19-6) trailed by as many as 21 points late in the second quarter and by 20 at halftime. The comeback was their second best of the season. They overcame a 24-point deficit against the Philadelphia 76ers on Nov. 18. The Warriors, who have beaten New Orleans in 20 of the past 21 meetings, outscored the Pelicans 76-46 in the second half after trailing 69-49 at the half. New Orleans (12-12) was led by Jrue Holiday's season-high 34 points and E'Twaun Moore's career-high 28 points. Thompson scored 22 points and ...