Curry has 33 points and the Warriors beat the Clippers for the eighth time in a row
Angels Stephen Curry scored 13 of 33 points in the fourth quarter and the Golden State Warriors extended their winning streak to eight with a 105-90 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday.
Otto Porter Jr. added 18 points and Jordan Poole added 17 points for the Warriors. They improved their best NBA record to 18-2 before Tuesday night’s showdown in Phoenix against the Suns – 17-3 after winning 16 in a row.
Paul George topped Los Angeles with 30 points, and Eric Bledsoe and Marcus Morris added 13 points each. The Clippers entered the game by winning eight of their last 10 home games. Warriors 7-0 on the road.
The Clippers Warriors played hard in a 115-113 loss during the first week of the season, but they couldn’t keep up this time in the second half.
Golden State led 44-42 in the first half before the third quarter started 11-2. Curry scored seven points during the boom and Draymond Green scored four as the Warriors had a 55-44 advantage four minutes into the second half.
The Clippers slowly cut away and made it to 60-59 with 2:50 left on a pair of free throws by Terance Mann. But Golden State took control with a 26-9 run over eight minutes late in the third quarter and most of the fourth.
Curry applied the dagger shot with a 3 pointer unbalanced from the right angle with 5:20 remaining.
Warriors: set a season high with 19 heists, including six from Curry. … Golden State has crossed the century mark in points in all of its games. … Klay Thompson and James Wiseman are assigned to Santa Cruz from the G League to begin work their way back.
clippers. Bledsoe reached 10,000 career points with a 3-pointer during the first quarter. …Los Angeles tied the season at the highest level with 15 offensive rebounds. … The Clippers made 25 spins that led to Golden State’s 31 points.
Warriors: In Phoenix on Tuesday night.
Clippers: New Orleans hosts Monday night.
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