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Steph Curry scores 51 in three quarters as Warriors rout Wizards

Steph Curry notched his sixth career 50-point game. (Photo: Kyle Terada, USA Today Sports) OAKLAND (AP) – Stephen Curry pulled…

OAKLAND (AP) – Stephen Curry pulled one of Michael Jordan’s old famous playbook and shook like no big deal.

Nah, not at all. Just another 3 pointer from the center.

Curry laughed when he was highlighting the floor and scored 51 points and ended with 11 3 pointers in just three quarters of the Golden State Warriors 144-122 victory over the Washington guides on Wednesday night.

“The last 3 in the first quarter was probably the most fun I’ve experienced in court. Two guys on our team scream from the time I was in the free kick:” Do not pass it! Do not Match It! You better shoot it! & # 39; All that type, Curry said. “It goes through my head while I’m dribbling. It’s kind of all motivation you just need to start it. Thank you, it went in.”

Trainer Steve Kerr could not even be upset when his superstar made it fly from what distance he wanted: “You have a guy who takes 40 feet and you’re on the sidelines,” Yes, that’s a good shot, “said Kerr .

Kevin Durant added 30 points, eight rebounds and seven winners and Draymond Green had 11 of his 12 assists in the first half to assist two-time defending champion finishes with 37 after dishing out 35 assists in a 20-point victory against Phoenix on Monday.

But this was all Curry’s show. No. 30 slammed its 11th night late in the third from 32 feet back .

“It’s just one of those nights you’re just having fun playing the game,” said Curry. “Takes some t gskott and try to keep it as long as I’m out on the floor. “

He scored 31 in the first half, finished with his sixth career 50-point games and scored 10 or more 3s for the tenth time. The 51 points matched his most at the Oracle Arena.

Curry hit his first five 3 pointers after his fifth drove in the basket and was fouled. He made two free throws to “MVP! MVP!” The two-hour winner of the award had the ninth 30th point of his career and fourth home.

“It was a pleasure to be in the same court with it. It was sick,” said Durant. [19659008] “MVP!” bowl continued. Curry shot 15-for-24, 11-for-16 from the 3-point range, making all 10 free throws, missed his career no more than 54 in February 2013 with three points.

“He was, I do not even know how to describe what I witnessed tonight, amazing video games stuff,” says Kerr. “… Some of the shooting was just unpleasant. No one has ever done what he does, pulling up from I do not know, 32.” MORE NBA

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Curry has scored 30 or more points in four of the first five matches and had 29 on Monday against Phoenix and only played three quarters. He has hit at least five 3 pointers in each game so far.

Bradley Beal blew his sternum early and came back late in the first half and ended with 23 points. Kelly Oubre Jr. made 17 points of Washington bench.

Beal said he took an elbow from Durant. X-ray was negative.

“Breathing was a little messed and it felt like my ribs were untidy,” said Beal. “It hurts, but I’ll be fine.”

TIPS: Wizards – C Ian Mahinmi missed the game with back pads, Jason Smith started in his place. … Washington has not won the Golden State since January 28, 2014, a five-game skate. The wizards have lost 10 of 12 at Warrior’s home floor.

Warriors – Golden State had its first 80-point league since scoring 81 in the first half of January 13th in Toronto. … Curry third 3 of the night at 3:30 am in the first moved him past Jamal Crawford (2.153) for fifth place on NBA’s career list. Curry now has 2,162 3s. He notched the 22nd 20th quarter of his career and seventh in the opening season. … G Shaun Livingston returned from a two-matched nurse with a damaged left knee. … This marked Golden State’s first match against Eastern Conference so far and first of four straight with an upcoming three-game road trip to New York, Brooklyn and Chicago. The wars went 24-6 against the east last season, 11-4 at home.

1975 CHAMPS: Warriors honored the 1975 championship, which swept the Washington Bullets 4-0 in the final that year. Five members of the team participated in the shooter and Hall of Famer Rick Barry joined the group for the game.

Six players and assistant coach Joe Roberts were beating the troll during a ceremony before the second quarter. Coach Al Attles was not present, as originally planned, because he did not feel well.

Golden State sported goldback jerseys at the moment.

THOMPSON’S TOUCH: Klay Thompson missed his first three 3-point attempts before joining 6:36 in third and scored 19 points.

Thompson is 4-against-27 from a long line through the first five games.

“One thing I love about Klay is he will shoot out of something,” says Kerr.

UP NEXT: The wizards in Sacramento on Friday. Warriors on Knicks on Friday.

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