Curry sinks 11 3s, scores 48 in victory
Stephen Curry scored 48 points, making 11 3-pointers, and the Warriors held off the Mavericks 119-114 on Sunday in Dallas.
Kevin Durant added 28 points and Klay Thompson had nine of his 16 in the fourth quarter.
Curry’s 11th 3-pointer —tying a season high — gave the Warriors a 117-114 lead. Two possessions later, he sealed the win with a pair of free throws.
James Harden scored 38 points to match Kobe Bryant’s NBA record of 16 straight 30-point games, but the Rockets fell to the Magic 116-109. Harden also tied Damon Stoudamire’s record of 16 missed 3-pointers . ... Serge Ibaka sank a 3 late in the second OT and Kawhi Leonard had 41 points and 11 boards as the Raptors edged the Wizards 140-138 for their fifth straight win. Wizards G Bradley Beal had his second triple-double (43 points, 15 rebounds, 10 assists) . ... Cedi Osman scored 20 points to help the Cavaliers beat the Lakers 101-95 to end a 12-game skid, the NBA’s longest this season . ... Mavericks G J.J Barea will have season-ending surgery for a ruptured Achilles tendon.