LOS ANGELES, California — Steph Curry put on a show Saturday at the Staples Center scoring 45 points in just three quarters of action as the the Golden State Warriors picked up their fourth straight win with a 121-105 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers. The Warriors went on a a 23-9 run in the third quarter to help them improve to 32-8 on the season.
“I knew right away, when I got free for a couple of threes in the first quarter and they went down, I got in a rhythm,” Curry said. “Beyond that, you just keep your head down and keep shooting and stay aggressive.”
Curry made 11 of 21 shots, including 8 of 16 3-pointers. Since returning after missing 11 games with an ankle injury, Curry has averaged 36 points on 58 percent shooting, 54 percent from the three.
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Draymond Green nearly recorded his second-straight triple-double with nine points, 12 rebounds and seven assists. Nick Young and JaVale McGee each scored 11 points, and Klay Thompson and David West added 10 apiece for Golden State. The Warriors won their 10th straight road game, improving their road record to 17-3 on the season. They will travel to Milwaukee to face the Bucks on Monday.
Lou Williams scored 23 points, and Jordan added 15 points and 11 rebounds for the Clippers. Tyrone Wallace, signed Friday, added 13 points in his first game for Los Angeles. The Clippers will face Atlanta on Monday.
Written by Andrew Mitchell for Woodlawn Post
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