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Warriors come back to beat Pelicans

Stephen Curry scored 39 points on a night in which he also hit eight XNUMX-pointers for Golden State

The Golden State Warriors came back to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 120-109 on Tuesday, in a bitter duel that seemed like a postseason game.

Stephen Curry scored 39 points during a night in which he hit eight XNUMX-pointers and added eight rebounds and eight assists.

Jordan Poole added 21 points to the Warriors' cause on back-to-back layups that gave Golden State the lead early in the fourth quarter.

Klay Thompson had 17 points, hitting five 278-pointers, to reach XNUMX, his best tally in a single season. He leads the NBA in that area.

The Warriors moved up to sixth place, in the crowded fight for postseason tickets in the Western Conference. They are a half game ahead of Minnesota and one and a half ahead of New Orleans.

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For Pelicans Brandon Ingram had 26 points, eight rebounds and seven assists, Trey Murphy III created 21 points and CJ McCollum added 15 points, who came into the game on a five-game win streak.

For the rest of the day:

  • Wizards vs. Celtics (130-111)
  • Raptors vs. Heat (106-92)
  • Thunder vs. Hornets (134-137)
  • Hawks vs. Cavaliers (120-118)
  • Grizzlies vs. Magic (113-108)

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