Warriors down Rockets for 42nd straight home win.
OAKLAND, California – Forward Harrison Barnes scored 10 of his 19 points amid a 17-5 raced to open the final quarter as the Golden State Warriors blasted from a tie after three periods into a 123-110 triumph over the Houston Rockets on Monday night.
Point watch Stephen Curry poured in 35 points, his 23rd diversion with 30 or progressively this season, helping the Warriors (47-4) win their tenth in succession, each of which they drove by no less than 15 points.
Curry shot 12-for-24 for the Warriors, who enhanced to 24-0 at home this season with their 42nd back to back triumph at Oracle Arena.
Golden State’s greatest lead Monday came early – 38-22 in the eleventh moment of the amusement – before the Rockets mobilized behind a diversion high 37 points from shooting guard James Harden.
Houston scored the initial eight points of the second half to proceed surprisingly, taking as much as a 74-69 advantage.
The diversion was tied at 93-all before Barnes started the games choosing spurt.
Held to two focuses through three periods, Barnes took after a 3-pointer by supersub Andre Iguodala with a 3-pointer of his own, pushing Golden State into a six-point lead and promoting a brisk Houston timeout.
The lead was 103-96 preceding Barnes nailed a fadeaway, moved a drive toward a three-point play and covered a jumper in an individual seven-point whirlwind that gave Golden State a 110-98 pad to back rub to the completion.
Barnes completed with 19 points, 17 of which came in the fourth quarter on 7-for-8 shooting.
Curry hit seven 3-pointers further more discovered time for nine helps.
Warriors focus Andrew Bogut included a 13-point, 11-bounce back two fold, and he blocked six shots.
Golden State’s third back to back win over Houston this season permitted the Warriors to clear the season series for the second successive season, a franchise first.
Power forward Trevor Ariza upheld Harden with 19 points and seven bounce back for the Rockets, who were playing their first of five straight out and about connecting the All-Star break.
Harden dropped in six 3-pointers and 11 free tosses. He also had five bounce back and five helps.
Center Dwight Howard defeated a 2-for-10 night at the free-toss line to record 16 focuses and 15 bounce back.
Curry and Harden alternated burning the nets from long range in a first a large portion of that saw the Warriors lead by 16 preceding the Rockets (27-27) aroused inside 69-66 at the break.
Curry hit four continuous 3-pointers in a 23-11 whirlwind over the last 4:23 of the primary quarter, offering the Warriors run some assistance with up a 42-27 advantage at period’s end.
Harden was scoreless in the initial 12 minutes, however he coordinated Curry’s four before threes with four of his own in the second quarter, pouring in 18 focuses to rally Houston over into the diversion.