The Warriors proved another point regarding their status as the best team in the NBA Friday with a 125-108 win over the Rockets on their own court.
Kevin Durant continued his assault on the bottom of nets by scoring 32 points on 12 of 19 shooting with seven assists and four rebounds. Stephen Curry added 24 points with seven assists and Draymond Green flirted with a triple-double by tallying 15 points with eight rebounds and seven assists.
Mike Conley and Zach Randolph led the way for the Grizzlies with 27 points apiece, while Marc Gasol had 23 and Tony Allen played incredible defense with six steals.
Curry scored 40 for the Warriors in a losing effort, while Durant added 27. The Warriors’ loss snapped a 25-game win streak when Curry scored at least 30 points.
Memphis is now the first team since the 2014-15 season to beat the Warriors twice in the same season.
Circle this date on your calendar: Feb. 10. That’s when the Warriors get a chance, again, for revenge against the Grizzlies, this time in Memphis. It should be interesting.
The Timberwolves fell to the Wizards 112-105, but you can’t blame Andrew Wiggins. The 6-8 forward scored 41 points, going 16 of 30 from the floor.
Nets forward Joe Harris struggled against the Cavaliers, scoring only two points and hitting 1-of-9 shots from the field. He missed all five attempts from behind the arc.
Al Horford hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 17.2 left in the fourth to give the Celtics a lead over the 76ers.
The Spurs have used a selfless, team-first approach to climb to the top NHL Hockey Jerseys of the NBA mountain several times in recent years; the Hornets are trying to build a similar, ensemble-cast team. Still, if you like star power, Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard (24.0 points per game) vs. Hornets guard New York Jets Cheap Jerseys Kemba Walker (23.2 ppg) makes for a marquee billing.