This tremendous effort included 11 three-pointers, as he started to put shots up from outrageous distances, including a 32-foot three-pointer to reach 50 points. When asked about those shot selections, head coach Steve Kerr said after the game "yeah, that's a good shot." Kevin Durant added 30 points, eight rebounds, and seven assists, while Draymond Green had 12 assists on the night, 11 of which came in the first half. That helped the Warriors finish with 37 assists as a team, just one game after putting up 35 in a win over the Phoenix Suns.
Curry recorded his sixth-career 50-point game and got off to a hot start by putting up 30 points by halftime. It was the 10th time of his career that he hit 10 or more three-pointers in a game, as his 51 points ties the most in Oracle Arena history. Of course, the point guard hear the chants of "MVP! MVP!" all while falling just short of his career-high 54 points, which he set in February of 2013.
The former Davidson star has at least 30 points in four of the first five games of the season, as he put up "just" 29 points in Monday's win over Phoenix. Meanwhile, he has hit at least five three-pointers in every game so far.
The Wizards lost Bradley Beal to a chest injury after he put up 23 points to lead the team. He said of his injury after the game "it hurts but I'll be ok." Kelly Oubre Jr. added 17 points as Washington moves on to visit the Sacramento Kings on Friday night. The Warriors also hit the road to MSG to battle the New York Knicks that same night.