Stephen Curry found his stroke from way back and breezed past a 7-footer in the paint with authority, putting on thrilling display for 33 points to lead the Golden State Warriors over the Chicago Bulls 143-94 with Kevin Durant and Draymond Green out.
OAKLAND, Calif. – Stephen Curry likes to use the phrase "lock in" on game days, but he was easily sidetracked at the morning shoot-around Friday, where the Golden State Warriors tuned up for their 143-94 victory over the Chicago Bulls.
Goran Dragic scored 20 points, and Wayne Ellington added 21 points on six 3-pointers off the bench to lead the Miami Heat to a season-best shooting performance from 3 in a 109-97 win against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.
Erik Spoelstra allowed his team to celebrate Thanksgiving with a late flight Thursday to Minneapolis. But he wasn't allowing anyone to celebrate the potential boost of Wednesday's victory at AmericanAirlines Arena that snapped the Boston Celtics' 16-game winning streak.
Early in the first quarter Friday night while Courtney Lee was at the far end of the court shooting free throws Tim Hardaway Jr. wandered over near the Atlanta Hawks bench. With the game going on he took the opportunity to give a hug to Hawks' coach Mike Budenholzer.
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