Stephen Curry, of the Golden State Warriors, on the court during an NBA game against the Miami Heat on November 6, 2017 in Oakland, California (USA)
Canaster players Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green on Thursday helped the Golden State Warriors win the Houston Rockets with a 124-114 scoreboard, in one of two games scheduled for the NBA day.
Curry stood out with 29 points, Thompson with 28 points and Green with a triple-double of 17 points, a whopping 14 rebounds and 10 assists.
The Warriors extended their winning streak to nine to reach 16 road wins, the NBA’s best record this season.
The teams stayed close to the scoreline for most of the game, but the Warriors had a seven-point lead with three minutes left to finish the game.
From then on, they scored the next five points, including a triple of Curry, to go ahead 120-109.
The Rockets had 30 points from Eric Gordon and Gerald Green came off the bench to score 29 and tie his career record with eight triples (24 points) as they played their second game without their leading scorer James Harden, who will be out at least two weeks due to injury
The Warriors also played without one of their stars, Kevin Durant, for a right calf injury.
However, Andre Iguodala returned after staying out Wednesday night with back and hip problems and finished with 10 points and eight assists.
Curry added nine rebounds and five assists and one steal in his third comeback after missing 11 challenges with a sprained right ankle.
The point guard Chris Paul finished with 28 points, nine assists and seven rebounds for the Texan quintet.
On Saturday, the Warriors will visit the Clippers in Los Angeles and the Rockets, the Pistons in Detroit.