Curry hits 11 3s, scores 48 points, Warriors beat Mavericks
DALLAS — Stephen Curry scored 48 points, making 11 3-pointers, and the Golden State Warriors held off the Dallas Mavericks 119114 on Sunday night.
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.
Draymond Green blocked Jalen Brunson’s drive at the other end and secured the loose ball. The Mavericks forced a miss, but Harrison Barnes turned the ball over in the frontcourt with 5 seconds left. Curry sealed the game with free throws.
Luka Doncic scored 26 points for Dallas and Barnes had 22. Brunson had 12 off the bench in 30 minutes, in place of the injured J.J. Barea and Dennis Smith Jr. MAGIC 116, ROCKETS 109 ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Nikola Vucevic and Aaron Gordon each scored 22 points and Orlando took advantage of James Harden’s awful 3-point shooting to beat Houston.
Harden scored 38
Stephen Curry (30) passes the ball around Dallas Mavericks guard Devin Harris (34) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Jan. 13 in Dallas.