Stephen Curry exploded for 21 of his career-high 62 factors within the first quarter Sunday night time, serving to the Golden State Warriors take a lead they by no means relinquished in a 137-122 victory over the Portland Path Blazers in San Francisco.
The sport was a rematch of a 123-98 Path Blazers win on Friday night time in a sport additionally performed on the 2-year-old Chase Heart in San Francisco.
Curry topped his earlier excessive of 54 with two free throws with 2:23 to play. However he wasn’t executed. With the Warriors comfortably forward, Curry bombed in consecutive 27-footers, the second of which got here with 42.2 seconds left to cap his 62-point night time.
The 50-point night time was the NBA’s first of the season, whereas the 60-pointer was the primary for a Warrior since Klay Thompson had 60 in 2016. The final Warrior to report greater than 62 factors in a sport was Rick Barry with 64 in 1974.
Los Angeles Lakers 108 – Memphis Grizzlies 94
LeBron James had 22 factors, 13 rebounds and eight assists, and Lakers pulled away late to defeat host Memphis.
Anthony Davis had 17 factors, 9 rebounds and three blocks; Montrezl Harrell added 16 factors and 9 boards; and Wesley Matthews contributed 14 factors on 5-of-7 capturing, together with 4 of 6 3-pointers, because the Lakers gained their third in a row. Dennis Schroder added 11 factors.
Kyle Anderson scored 18 factors and Jonas Valanciunas chipped in 14 factors and 10 rebounds for the Grizzlies. Tyus Jones additionally scored 14, whereas Desmond Bane had 13.
Chicago Bulls 118 – Dallas Mavericks 108
Zach LaVine led all scorers with 39 factors and Coby White scored 21 of his 23 factors after halftime to spice up host Chicago to a victory towards Dallas for its third win in 4 video games.
LaVine shot 14 of 25 from the ground and was 8 of 9 from the free throw line, outdueling the Mavericks’ Jalen Brunson, who scored 31 factors on 11-for-17 accuracy from the sphere. Dallas performed with out star Luka Doncic, who suffered a quad contusion throughout Friday’s sport towards the Miami Warmth.
Otto Porter Jr. (15 factors) and Daniel Gafford (12) additionally completed in double figures for the Bulls. Josh Richardson and Kleber scored 16 factors apiece for Dallas, and Tim Hardaway Jr. chipped in 13.
Boston Celtics 122 – Detroit Pistons 120
Jayson Tatum hit a fallaway jumper with 2.9 seconds remaining to present visiting Boston the win over Detroit.
Jaylen Brown led Boston with 31 factors, and Tatum had 24 factors, 12 assists, eight rebounds and two blocks. Marcus Good had 17 factors and 10 assists, Daniel Theis contributed 15 factors and Tristan Thompson added 12 with 11 rebounds.
Jerami Grant had 22 factors and 6 rebounds for the Pistons, and he tied the sport at 120 with two free throws with 22 seconds remaining.
Washington Wizards 123 – Brooklyn Nets 122
Thomas Bryant transformed a go-ahead dunk with 14.9 seconds remaining the visiting Washington held on to win in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Bradley Beal led the Wizards with 27 factors, 10 rebounds and 5 assists. Russell Westbrook missed his fifth straight triple-double to start out the second, ending with 24 factors, 10 assists and 5 rebounds. Bryant additionally posted a double-double with 21 factors and 14 rebounds to assist the Wizards win their second straight following an 0-5 begin.
Kyrie Irving paced all scorers with 30 factors and likewise had 10 assists for the Nets. Kevin Durant added 28 factors, 11 rebounds and 7 assists but in addition dedicated six of Brooklyn’s 20 turnovers because the Nets misplaced for the fourth time in 5 video games.
Los Angeles Clippers 112 – Phoenix Suns 107
Paul George scored 39 factors and Los Angeles snapped Phoenix’s four-game successful streak with a street victory.
Kawhi Leonard scored 15 factors on 4-for-21 capturing, and Luke Kennard and Nicolas Batum scored 14 factors apiece for the Clippers.
Devin Booker had 25 factors and eight assists, Deandre Ayton had 24 factors and eight rebounds, and Chris Paul and Dario Saric completed with 15 factors every for the Suns, who entered the day tied for one of the best report within the NBA at 5-1.
Utah Jazz 130 – San Antonio Spurs 109
Bojan Bogdanovic scored 28 factors to guide six Utah gamers in double-figure scoring as visiting waltzed previous San Antonio.
The Jazz gained their second straight sport by taking management within the second quarter, main by as many as 21 in that interval and taking a 14-point edge into halftime. San Antonio by no means received nearer than 12 factors the remainder of the best way.
Donovan Mitchell added 22 factors for Utah, with Jordan Clarkson hitting for 18 off the bench, Mike Conley scoring 15, reserve Joe Ingles including 13, and Royce O’Neale contributing 11 factors and 11 rebounds. Keldon Johnson paced the Spurs with 22 factors whereas DeMar DeRozan scored 19.
Denver Nuggets 124 – Minnesota Timberwolves 109
Nikola Jokic had 19 factors, 12 rebounds and 12 assists; Jamal Murray scored a season-high 36 factors; and the Nuggets beat the Timberwolves in Minneapolis.
Facundo Campazzo had a career-high 15 factors on 5-of-7 capturing from 3-point vary, JaMychal Inexperienced had 14 factors and Paul Millsap added 12 for the Nuggets, who stopped a two-game skid and gained on the street for the primary time this season.
Monte Morris completed with 11 factors for Denver, which performed once more with out Michael Porter Jr., who’s out as a result of NBA’s well being and security protocols concerning contact tracing.
–Subject Degree Media