Stephen Curry scored 38 points and added 8 assists to lead the Golden State Warriors to a victory over the Portland Trail Blazers, 103-88. Golden State (27-18) picked up the win after falling to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday.
Curry went 13-23 (5-8 from three-point range) in a solid outing. Other key players for Golden State included David Lee with 17 points and 12 rebounds, and Andre Iguodala with 12 points and 10 rebounds. On 5-14 shooting (2-6 on 3-point attempts), in addition to going 9-11 from the free throw line, Wesley Matthews put up 21 points for Portland in the loss. LaMarcus Aldridge contributed 10 points and 11 rebounds.
In addition to 28.6% from 3-point range, the Trail Blazers tallied an eFG% of just 37.3%. They are 2-2 on the season when registering marks below 30% and 45%, respectively, in those statistics. The Warriors, conversely, are 12-2 when holding the opposition to such dismal shooting numbers.
This drops Portland (33-12) to 1-1 versus Golden State on the season.
Coming up next, the Warriors square off with the Washington Wizards, who are 21-22 on the year. The Trail Blazers match up with the Memphis Grizzlies, currently 22-20 this season. The Warriors are 1-0 versus Washington this season.