Stephen Curry reaches 5,000 assists, Warriors beat Kings

Published:Nov 24, 202319:31
Stephen Curry reaches 5,000 assists, Warriors beat Kings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 27 factors and have become the primary participant in Warriors franchise historical past to succeed in 5,000 assists, serving to Golden State enhance to 3-0 with a 119-107 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Sunday night time.

Curry had 10 assists and 7 rebounds. The 2-time MVP had at the least 20 factors and 10 rebounds in every of the Warriors’ first two video games.

Jordan Poole added 22 factors, and Draymond Inexperienced had 14 factors, six rebounds and 7 assists.

Harrison Barnes scored 24 factors for the Kings, and Richaun Holmes had 16 factors and 11 rebounds. They're 1-2.

Taking part in in entrance of a Golden 1 Heart crowd closely combined with Golden State followers, the Warriors got here out chilly and had been capturing lower than 36% halfway via the second quarter earlier than turning it round within the second half.

Golden State closed the third quarter on a 7-2 run, then pulled away for good early within the fourth. Otto Porter Jr.’s 3-pointer put the Warriors forward, and Andrew Wiggins adopted with one from the perimeter to make it 100-96.

Buddy Hield made consecutive 3s for Sacramento to chop it to 107-104, however Poole made two free throws and Inexperienced scored down low.


Curry owns the 2 longest streaks in NBA historical past for consecutive video games with at the least one 3-pointer. Curry missed his first two makes an attempt towards the Kings earlier than making one within the first quarter, extending his present streak to 128 video games. He set the file of 157 from November 2014 to November 2016.

TIP-INSSacramento Kings middle Richaun Holmes (22) guards Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) through the first quarter of an NBA basketball recreation in Sacramento, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021.

Warriors: Andre Iguodala was held out with a sore left hip. … First-round choose Jonathan Kuminga has been cleared to participate in full workforce practices. Kuminga, who has been out since straining his proper patella tendon in a preseason recreation Oct. 6, will probably be reevaluated on Friday earlier than the workforce decides what his subsequent step will probably be.

Kings: Haliburton had eight factors, 9 assists and 7 rebounds. … Moe Harkless began and scored eight factors in 23 minutes after sitting out Friday night time in a loss to Utah due to a sore left hip.


Warriors: At Oklahoma Metropolis on Tuesday night time.

Kings: At Phoenix on Wednesday night time.


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