The Warriors handed Indiana’s big three (Jae Crowder, Victor Oladipo and Domantas Sabonis) a combined 101 points as Golden State’s 101-94 victory came three days after a 16-point loss at Houston.
Curry finished with 30 points and nine assists to win his 100th regular-season contest at home.
Boston’s Marcus Morris blocked a shot by Toronto’s Kawhi Leonard to start a jaw-dropping sequence. In about five seconds, Leonard had two free throws, a missed layup, a missed three, and a missed free throw. After Marcus Smart tried to block Leonard’s layup, he had a miss and two free throws. Smart then had a three-point play in an astounding possession in the first quarter of the Celtics’ 93-89 victory at TD Garden.
Isaiah Thomas’ hand injury was bad enough to warrant a cart as he slowly walked off the court in Cleveland, the left it injury a deep cut on his thumb and blood pouring out of it.
New Brooklyn Nets coach Kenny Atkinson didn’t waste time getting up to speed after arriving late to his team’s game at Boston. Atkinson was seen helping Noah Vonleh get to his courtside seat as he raced from Boston’s hotel to the Celtics’ arena.