Curry scores 46 as Warriors stay unbeaten
(The Sports Xchange) - Sam Mitchell just shrugged his shoulders watching guard Stephen Curry make shot after shot. It seemed as though he never missed.
Curry scored 46 points to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 129-116 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves at Target Center.
Mitchell, Minnesota's interim head coach, said his team played good defense. They contested shots. They put pressure on Curry.
It did not matter.
"You commit so much effort to try and slow Steph Curry down and he still scores (46) points," Mitchell said. "You sit there and wonder, if you don't do those things and you just try to play him conventionally, he might get 60."
It was the fourth time this season Curry scored at least 20 points in a single quarter and his third 40-point game. He shot 15-for-25 on the night, including 8-for-13 from 3-point range.
"He was decent tonight. He was OK," Warriors interim coach Luke Walton said with a smile.
"He's just so dangerous. At any time, he can go on a 6-0, 8-0 run just off of transition and getting a steal and putting it up for three. He's always in attack mode."
At 10-0, Golden State is off to the best start in franchise history. The 1960-61 Warriors opened 9-0. Continued...