Curry scores 48; War­riors beat Mavs

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DAL­LAS — Stephen Curry scored 48 points, mak­ing 11 3-point­ers, and the Golden State War­riors held off the Dal­las Mav­er­icks 119-114 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.


In Or­lando, Fla., Nikola Vuce­vic and Aaron Gor­don each scored 22 points and the Magic took ad­van­tage of James Har­den’s aw­ful 3-point shoot­ing to beat Hous­ton.

Har­den scored 38 points to push his run of 30-point games to 16, but was 1 of 17 from 3-point range to tie Da­mon Stoudamire’s NBA record for misses in a game. Stoudamire was 5 for 21 from 3-point range for Port­land against Golden State on April 15, 2005. Har­den was 11 of 32 over­all from the field, made 15 of 16 free throws and had 12 as­sists and nine re­bounds.


In Wash­ing­ton, Serge Ibaka hit a 3-pointer with 15 sec­onds left in the sec­ond over­time and Toronto out­lasted the Wizards for its fifth straight vic­tory. The Rap­tors blew a 23-point lead be­fore out­last­ing the Wizards.


In Den­ver, Nikola Jo­kic scored a sea­son­high 40 points, Ja­mal Mur­ray fought through a bloody lip to add 24 and the Nuggets beat Port­land.

Jo­kic fin­ished a point off his ca­reer high. He added 10 re­bounds and eight as­sists, just miss­ing his sixth-triple dou­ble of the sea­son. Mur­ray’s lip was blood­ied when he took an el­bow to the mouth from Jusuf Nur­kic on a drive to the bas­ket early in the third quar­ter.

BUCKS 133, HAWKS 114

In At­lanta, Gian­nis An­te­tok­oun­mpo scored 33 points, Eric Bled­soe added 24 points and 10 as­sists, and Mil­wau­kee won in coach Mike Bu­den­holzer’s re­turn to the Hawks.

Khris Mid­dle­ton fin­ished with 17 points and 11 re­bounds to help the Bucks im­prove to 30-12, sec­ond-best in the NBA. Com­ing off a loss at Wash­ing­ton that An­te­tok­oun­mpo missed with in­juries, Mil­wau­kee is 12-0 fol­low­ing a de­feat and re­mained the league’s only team not to drop con­sec­u­tive games.

76ERS 108, KNICKS 105

In New York, Ben Sim­mons had 20 points, 22 re­bounds and nine as­sists, and Joel Em­biid scored 26 points to help Philadel­phia beat the Knicks.

New York’s Em­manuel Mu­diay missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer. Kevin Knox scored 31 points for the Knicks. They have lost four straight and 19 of 22.


In Los An­ge­les, Cedi Os­man scored 20 points, Collin Sex­ton added 17 and Cleve­land ended a 12-game los­ing streak with a vic­tory over the Lak­ers.

Tris­tan Thomp­son had 15 points and 14 re­bounds, and Alec Burks had 17 points and 13 re­bounds as the short-handed Cava­liers split the two-game sea­son se­ries by forc­ing the Lak­ers into a half­court game.


War­riors guard Stephen Curry, cen­ter, scored 48 points and made 11 3-point­ers, lead­ing Golden State to a 119-114 win Sun­day over the Mav­er­icks in Dal­las.

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