Curry scores 28, carries Warriors to 120-117 win over 76ers
PCurry took over for the Warriors in the fourth.
“He’s the second-best point guard ever. Argue that,” Iguoudala said.
Warriors: Big man Kevon Looney sat out because of right pelvic soreness. Alfonzo McKinnie left the game with a left hip contusion. ... Kerr enjoyed Golden State’s only visit of the season to Philly. He apologized before he met the media for wiping his mouth after the final bite of a cheesesteak.
76ers: Played shorthanded against the Warriors: big men Boban Marjanovic (right knee sprain) and Amir Johnson (upper-back tightness) also sat out with injuries. Jonah Bolden started for Embiid, and the backup was Justin Patton, who hasn’t played this season.
Franklin the mascot wore a Harper No. 3 Phillies jersey. Harper gave Simmons a shoutout in his press conference in Florida.
“It’s amazing for Philly to have a guy like that coming here. We welcome him,” Simmons said.
Zhaire Smith, a 2018 first-round pick acquired from Phoenix on draft night, made his return to basketball this week in the G League. He suffered a broken left foot, and he had a severe reaction to food allergies that dropped his weight to 164 pounds. Smith is up 206 pounds and will finish the Blue Coats season before it’s decided if he’ll play this season for the Sixers.
It was the 57th anniversary of Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point game for the Philadelphia Warriors. Chamberlain shot 36 of 63 from the floor and an un-Wilt like 28 of 32 from the free-throw line to hit 100 in Philadelphia’s 169147 win over the Knicks.
The Warriors play Tuesday at Boston.
Sixers host Orlando on Tuesday.