‘Curry 33 points’ NBA Golden State defeats Phoenix and retakes the lead


American professional basketball Golden State Warriors regained their lead by defeating the Phoenix Suns in the ‘Preview Conference Finals’ held on Christmas.

Golden State defeated Phoenix 116-107 in the 2021-2022 NBA regular season away game held at the Footprint Center in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

Golden State, having won three straight wins, took their 27th (6th) win of the season and climbed to the top spot in the Western Conference.

Phoenix (26-6), with 15 consecutive home wins suspended, fell to second place, 0.5 games behind Golden State.

This match, which was held on the 25th, Christmas in local time, was a match between the two teams with a win rate of 80% or more throughout the East and West conferences.

Golden State was unable to accompany Andrew Wiggins, Jordan Poole, and Damian Lee, who are 2nd-4th in average scoring within the team this season, due to self-isolation in accordance with the Corona 19 protocol.

But Golden State had a fixer, Stephen Curry.

Curry, who ranks first in the team and second in the league in average points scored this season, led the team to victory by scoring 33 points (4 rebounds, 6 assists, 3 steals), including 5 3-pointers.

Auto Porter Jr. also contributed 19 points (6 rebounds), including hitting 3 3 stores.

In particular, Porter Jr. succeeded with two middle shots at the end of the 4th quarter, where Golden State was slightly ahead with a score of 109 to 107, and took the lead in the victory by taking the lead with a score of 116 to 107 1 minute and 7 seconds before the end.

In Phoenix, Chris Paul scored 21 points, 6 rebounds and 8 assists, and DeAndre Ayton (18 points, 7 rebounds) and Mickal Bridges (17 points, 6 rebounds) also contributed, but Devin Booker, the main scorer, scored 13 points with 26.3% from the field. It was sad that it ended.

New York Knicks guard Kemba Walker became the seventh NBA player to achieve a triple-double on Christmas.

Walker recorded a triple double with 10 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists in a home game against the Atlanta Hawks at Madison Square Garden in New York, giving New York a 101-87 victory.

Following Walker, James Harden of the Brooklyn Nets and Russell Westbrook of the Los Angeles Lakers also achieved triple-doubles on the same day.

Harden, who returned to the court after being released from quarantine in accordance with the Corona 19 quarantine rules, recorded 36 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists in an away game against the Lakers, leading the Brooklyn team to win 122 to 115.

Brooklyn, who played in one week after the Orlando Magic game was canceled on the 19th due to a series of confirmed cases of Corona 19 within the team, maintained the lead in the Eastern Conference with a record of 22-9.

Westbrook recorded 13 points, 12 rebounds, and 11 assists for his second triple-double in the Christmas game, but he did not add much to the team due to a lack of shots.

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