NBA Game Summary - Phoenix at Golden State|
(Friday, December 27th)
Final Score: Golden State 115, Phoenix 86
Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Stephen Curry posted his second triple-
double of the season with 14 points, 13 rebounds and 16 assists to lead the
Golden State Warriors to a 115-86 dismantling of the Phoenix Suns.
Klay Thompson added 21 points and David Lee finished with 17 points, seven
boards and five assists for the Warriors, winners in four straight.
P.J. Tucker was the only Phoenix player in double figures with 11 points while
also pulling down 12 rebounds.
Goran Dragic and Eric Bledsoe struggled mightily, posting just eight and seven
points, respectively. The backcourt duo combined for just one rebound,
three assists and two steals while finishing just 3-for-18 from the field.
Curry had 14 points, nine rebounds and nine assists at the break to lead the
Warriors to a 59-40 halftime lead. The Warriors shot 54.3 percent (25-for-46)
and also received 11 points from Thompson, who finished 5-for-6 from the field
over the opening 24 minutes.
Curry picked up the triple-double just two minutes into the third quarter as
Golden State's lead swelled to 22 points after Thompson canned a 3-pointer at
the 6:03 mark.
"Everything was shooting, other guys got it going. I was just trying to feed
the hot hand and that was pretty much the other four guys on the court. Credit
it to them for finishing out the plays," Curry said.
The Warriors' lead ballooned to 29 several times in the fourth.
Curry became the first Warrior to record 13 points, 13 rebounds and 13 assists
since Chris Mullin in 1995 ... Curry has three career triple-doubles and set
career highs in rebounds (13) and assists (16) ... The Suns were outrebounded
by a 56-41 margin ... Phoenix was 32-for-89 from the field and just 4-for-23
from 3-point range.
12/28 02:24:28 ET