May 21, 2024
There was relief for Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors as they ended a dismal run of six consecutive losses to a seal a much-needed win. Elsewhere, the Denver Nuggets survived the loss of Nikola Jokic and coach Michael Malone in their 107-103 win over the Detriot Pistons. Meanwhile, it was a night to forget for the San Antonio Spurs, who lost 124-99 to the Los Angeles Clippers.

 

Steph Curry starred in a 121-116 for the Golden State Warriors over the Houston Rockets, extending an NBA 3-pointer record in the process.
Curry scored 32 points on the night, including five 3-pointers, becoming the first player in NBA history to produce four or more in each of his opening 13 appearances of a season.
Klay Thompson also scored 20 points, while Chris Paul claimed 15 points and 12 assists to end a run of six consecutive defeats for the Warriors.
It was a much-needed win after a sobering sequence of six straight defeats for the San Francisco outfit, and Curry expressed his relief after the game.
“Haven’t had good energy walking off this floor in a while,” Curry said. “We needed this one for sure.”
Dillon Brooks and Jalen Green contributed 16 points each in a disappointing Rockets performance against the Detroit Pistons. Alperen Sengun contributed 30 points and 13 rebounds.
The Rockets now face the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday, while the Denver Nuggets won 107-103 against the Detroit Pistons.
The Nuggets were left indebted to Reggie Jackson’s stellar performance after scoring 21 points and succumbing the Pistons to a 12th straight defeat.
“I think Nikola was worried about my welfare,” Malone quipped.
“It is tough to watch a game on TV – we were hugging on good plays and I was cursing in Serbian on the bad ones.”
Victor Wembanyama scored nine points for the San Antonio Spurs, while the Miami Heat and New Orleans Pelicans won, while the Boston Celtics lost to the Charlotte Hornets and the Minnesota Timberwolves.

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