For Golden State Warriors star point guard Stephen Curryhis 34th birthday couldn’t be better, he scored 47 points in a 126-112 win over Washington Wizards on Monday evening and also returned to share the court with his friend Draymond Green.
Curry, after playing with just eight points (minimum personal season), returned to the level with which he was the top scorer last season, scoring 16 of the 26 shots he firedin addition to seven of 14 three-pointers, he also grabbed six rebounds and had six assists.
Curry, Green and Thompson team up again
“Chief” shared the court at the same time with Green and Clay Thompson since more than two and a half years ago, since the sixth game of The Finals 2019, the second contestant”Splash BrothersInjured his Achilles tendon and did not play in either the 2019-2020 campaign or the 2020-2021 season.
Green, who received a standing ovation Oracle Arena when he entered the court with 4:50 minutes left in the first quarter, he returned to action after missing the last 29 games. It was his first game since January 9, when he injured a disc in his lower back.
In his first shot since, Green hit from a long distance and was seen shouting “Yes!” In total, he played only 20 minutes due to the coach. Steve KerrAs a precaution, I scored six points, seven rebounds and six assists.
The other standout scorers for the Warriors were Thompson himself with 20 points and Jordan Poolwhich also added 20 units.
Kristaps Porzingis, Wizards top scorer
In the loss to the Wizards, the leader in scoring was the Latvian. Kristaps Porzingis who gets 25 points.
With this result, the Golden State caught up with the Memphis Grizzlies for second place in the standings. Western conference with a record of 47-22, while Washington remained in 11th place in Eastern Conference with a record of 29-38.
What’s next for Golden State and Washington?
The Warriors’ next game will be next Wednesday when they accept Boston Celtics.
Meanwhile, the Wizards will be back on the court the same day they host Denver Nuggets.