OAKLAND, Calif. — No Stephen Curry, no drawback for the Golden State Warriors.
In a collective effort, the Warriors took care of the Orlando Magic within the second half as they captured their seventh consecutive victory with a 110-100 win Monday night time at Oracle Arena.
Kevin Durant led all scorers with 21 factors whereas securing six boards and distributing a season-high eight badists in 30 minutes.
Curry sat out his first sport of the season because of a proper thigh contusion that he sustained Saturday in a win over the Philadelphia 76ers. Shaun Livingston obtained the beginning in his place, producing a season-high 16 factors and 6 badists.
Draymond Green registered a season-high 20 factors and dished out 5 badists and stole the ball twice. He was additionally Three-of-5 from downtown. It was Green’s first 20-point sport since March 24 of 2017 versus Sacramento.
Klay Thompson completed with 15 factors.
Once once more, the Warriors did their injury within the third quarter. They held a two-point lead a minute into the quarter, and it elevated to a 15-point benefit on the halfway level. The Magic had been outscored 32-19 within the interval.
Prior to the competition, the Warriors had been averaging 32.6 factors within the third, a league-leading mark. It’s the ninth straight win for the Warriors over the Magic.
Orlando (Eight-6) was held to 42 p.c from the sphere and 31 p.c from three. Golden State (11-Three) made half of its discipline objectives, and 35 p.c from three. Entering the sport, these two groups had been No. 1 and No. 2 in Three-point proportion, with the Warriors taking pictures it at 42 p.c and the Magic at 41 p.c.
The Warriors now hit the street for a four-game street journey that kicks off with the Eastern Conference-leading Boston Celtics on Thursday.