Kenvin Durant added 28 points, while Klay Thompson chipped in with 16 points, nine of which came in the fourth quarter to help hold off the young Mavs' team on their home floor. Curry's 11th three-pointer gave his team a 117-114 lead, and they never trailed after that. Draymond Green also came up big on the defensive end when he blocked down Jalen Brunson's drive to the basket. The Warriors would later force their former teammate, Harrison Barnes, in to a turnover, which allowed Curry to seal the game at the free throw line.
Lucka Doncic scored 26 points for the Mavericks, who drop to three game under .500 after a hot start to their season. Barnes added 22 points, while Brunson scored 12 points off the bench, getting 30 minutes of playing time with J.J. Barea and Dennis Smith Jr. both sitting with injuries.
The Warriors led by as many as 10 points, but the Mavericks rallied and took a couple different leads in the back-and-forth final quarter. The Mavs went on a 7-0 run after halftime to prevent the Warriors from pulling away after they dominated the first half. Golden State got 16 points from Curry and nine from Durant during the first quarter, as those two put scored all 25 of their points in the opening 12 minutes. They ended the first half on a 22-10 run to take an eight-point lead by halftime.
The Warriors will be able to fight for the top spot in the West, as they move on to visit the Nuggets on Tuesday night. Meanwhile, the Mavericks will stay home to host the red-hot San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night.