Curry scores 40, GSW drubs Orlando

Posted by watchmen
February 15, 2021
Posted in SPORTS

By Adrian Stewart Co

Golden State Warriors (GSW) recorded its second consecutive win as it took down injury-hit Orlando Magic, 111-105, in the 2020-2021 NBA Season on Thursday night (Friday in the Philippines) at Chase Center in San Francisco, California.

Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry shoots the ball against the Orlando Magic on February 11, 2021 at Chase Center in San Francisco, California. (GETTY IMAGES)

Stephen Curry top-scored with 40 points, including 10 triples, to go along with eight rebounds, five assists and four steals while Andrew Wiggins added 21 markers as the Warriors improved to 14-12.

Kelly Oubre Jr. contributed double-double 17 points and 10 rebounds, Mychal Mulder finished with 11 markers, while Draymond Green had 11 assists, eight points and six rebounds for GSW.

The Warriors surged to a 29-19 opening quarter edge with Curry and Mulder converting their outside hits. The Magic, however, managed to turn things around in the second for a 55-47 halftime edge.

Orlando’s lead went up to 58-47 early in the third before Golden State went on a huge uprising with triples from Wiggins, Oubre and Curry for a 69-68 edge before e widening it to 84-80 with baskets from Curry.

The Magic regained the lead at 91-86 in the fourth before the Warriors went on a huge run behind Curry, Wiggins and Juan Toscano-Anderson for a 107-94 edge. Orlando made its last push at 105-109 before Curry sealed the win for GSW with free throws.

Nikola Vucevic finished with double-double 25 points and 13 rebounds, while Dwyane Bacon and Terrence Ross added 20 markers apiece as the Magic dropped to 9-17 win-loss slate.

Meanwhile, Portland Trail Blazers (13-10) cruised to a 118-114 stunner over Philadelphia 76ers (18-7). Damian Lillard top-scored with 28 points, while Carmelo Anthony added 24 markers for the Trail Blazers.

In other results, Miami Heat (11-14) cruised to a 101-94 victory over Houston Rockets (11-14); Boston Celtics (13-11) walloped Toronto Raptors (12-14), 120-106; and Indiana Pacers (13-13) routed Detroit Pistons (6-19), 111-95.


GOLDEN STATE 111 – Curry 40, Wiggins 21, Oubre 17, Mulder 11, Toscano-Anderson 9, Green 8, Bazemore 3, Paschall 2, Wanamaker 0, Lee 0.

ORLANDO 105 – Vucevic 25, Bacon 20, Ross 20, Ennis 17, Birch 9, Okeke 9, Bamba 3, Clark 2, Mason 0.

Quarterscores: 29-19, 47-55, 84-80, 111-105./ASC, WDJ

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