SAN FRANCISCO – Stephen Curry scored 32 factors with 5 three-pointers to increase his closing NBA document, Klay Thompson broke out of his taking pictures droop with a season-high 20 factors, and the Golden State Warriors snapped their six-game shedding streak with a 121-116 victory over the Houston Rockets on Monday evening.
Curry is already the league’s all-time chief in three-pointers made and is the primary participant in league historical past to make 4 or extra in his first 13 video games to start out a season. The nine-time All-Star and two-time MVP was 8 of 14 from the ground and 5 of 9 from past the arc.
It is Curry’s seventh sport this season with 30 or extra factors, and tenth with at the least 25.
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Thompson entered the evening taking pictures 15 of 42 (3 of 19 from 3-point vary) over his earlier 4 video games, however got here out robust early in opposition to the Rockets with three 3s and 12 factors within the first quarter. He completed 7 of 16 and had 5 3-pointers.
Chris Paul added 15 factors and 12 assists to assist Golden State win its twelfth straight in opposition to Houston.
One evening, after a one-point loss to the Lakers, the Rockets trailed by 14 and trailed by double digits for a lot of the evening.
Alperen Sengun had 30 factors and 13 rebounds for Houston. Jabari Smith Jr. scored 17, and Dillon Brooks and Jalen Inexperienced every had 16.
The Rockets, winless in 5 street video games this season, haven’t defeated the Warriors since February 20, 2020.
Curry acquired off to a gradual begin, however made a four-point play with a pair of threes late within the second quarter. He made his milestone fourth 3-pointer late within the third quarter to place the Warriors forward 100-87.
Rockets: Play at residence in opposition to the Grizzlies on Wednesday. Houston has misplaced 9 of the final 10 video games between the 2 groups.
Warriors: Go to the Suns on Wednesday. Phoenix defeated Golden State earlier this season.