Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Stephen Curry scored a game-high 38 points
to go with seven rebounds and eight assists to lead the Golden State Warriors
to a 103-88 drubbing of the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday.
David Lee turned in a double-double with 17 points and 12 rebounds and Klay
Thompson finished with 17 points for the Warriors, who had dropped four of
five entering the contest.
Wesley Matthews scored 21 points and Damian Lillard added 16 for the Trail
Blazers, who had a two-game winning streak snapped.
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 10 points despite going just 2-for-14 from the field.
He has 68 consecutive double-figure scoring efforts.
The Blazers took a 59-54 lead just over a minute into the third quarter, but
the Warriors used a 16-2 burst to go up 70-61 with 4:16 remaining. Lee poured
in seven points on the run and Curry added five, including a deep 3-pointer
that put the Warriors in front for good.
Lillard buried a deep 3-pointer to make it a two-possession game seconds
later, but Golden State took a 76-67 lead into the final frame.
The Warriors opened the fourth with a 15-2 run to make it 91-69. Portland gave
the hosts a scare, cutting the lead to single digits, 94-85, after pair of
Matthews free throws with 2:56 remaining, but the Blazers were outscored 9-3
the rest of the way.
Golden State led 28-22 after 12 minutes, but Portland outscored the Warriors
33-26 in the second to take a 55-54 lead into the break.
Andre Iguodala turned in a double-double with 17 points and 12 rebounds for
Golden State ... The Warriors outscored the Blazers 40-26 in the paint ...
Curry was 13-for-23 from the field ... The Blazers' 88 points marked the
team's lowest scoring output of the season ... Portland won the battle of the
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