MANILA, Philippines – Steph Curry again put out a reminder that he’s the NBA’s best shooter.
Curry erupted for 51 points in just 3 quarters as the Golden State Warriors blasted the Washington Wizards, 144-122, on Wednesday night, October 24 (Thursday, October 25, Manila time) at Oracle Arena in Oakland
The two-time league MVP – who shot 11-of-16 from the three-point range – heated up early, draining 5 triples before finishing with 21 points right in the opening quarter.
Curry passed Jamal Crawford and moved into 5th place on the NBA’s all-time three-pointers list. It also marked his sixth career game where he scored 50 or more points.
Steph Curry GOES OFF for 51 PTS (11 3PM) as the @warriors win at home! #DubNation 144 | #DCFamily 122 Kevin Durant: 30 PTS, 8 REB, 7 AST Klay Thompson: 19 PTS #KiaTipOff18 pic.twitter.com/SpdP6R2r6n — NBA (@NBA) October 25, 2018
Kevin Durant also dropped 30 points on top of 8 rebounds and 7 assists as the Warriors picked up their third win in 4 outings.
Klay Thompson added 19 points for the Warriors, who cruised to an 18-points advantage by the end of the 3rd quarter, 115-97.
Bradley Beal lead the Wizards with 23 points and Kelly Ooubre Jr added 17.
51 in 3 quarters! #DubNation pic.twitter.com/uzrpBiht1u — NBA (@NBA) October 25, 2018