In a spectacular all-around effort, Stephen Curry finished with 19 points and added 9 assists and 8 rebounds to help the Golden State Warriors defeat the Detroit Pistons, 104-96. This is the fourth straight win for Golden State (35-22).
Curry finished 6-15 from the field (3-9 on 3-pointers) and 4-5 from the free throw line. Jermaine O'Neal contributed 16 points and 10 rebounds for Golden State as well. Despite the loss, Greg Monroe scored 23 points for Detroit on 8-20 shooting from the field and 7-9 from the free throw line. He also added 8 rebounds. Josh Smith contributed 18 points and 11 rebounds, Brandon Jennings finished with 11 points and 10 assists, and Andre Drummond put up 11 points and 9 rebounds.
The Pistons paired an eFG% of 42.4% alongside a substandard FTA rate of 18.2. They are winless (0-3) when they drop below 45% and 20.0 in those respective offensive factors this season. The Warriors, on the other hand, are 3-1 when holding their opponents under those marks.
This drops Detroit (23-34) to 0-2 versus Golden State on the season.
Coming up, the Warriors take on the Chicago Bulls, who are 29-26 on the season. The Pistons meet the San Antonio Spurs, currently sitting at 40-16 this year. The Warriors are 1-0 versus Chicago this season. The Pistons have a 1-0 record against San Antonio this season.