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Curry Regains Midas Touch As GSW Beat Bucks; Harden 40-Point TD Helps Rockets Win Against Nuggets

Curry Regains Midas Touch As GSW Beat Bucks; Harden 40-Point TD Helps Rockets Win Against Nuggets News

Milwaukee Bucks 92-117 Golden State Warriors

Steph Curry posted 28 points of 9-of-13 (69.2%) shooting to regain his MVP level form and help GSW win against the Bucks. The Warriors combined for 67 points in the second and third quarter and it looked too big a task for the Bucks to chase after that point. Other than Curry, Klay Thompson recorded 21 points and Andre Iguodala posted 15 points to contribute in the Warriors win.

 

For the Bucks, Malcolm Brogdan posted a team-high 18 points while Giannis Antetokounmpo recorded 9 points.

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Houston Rockets 109-105 Denver Nuggets

James Harden posted his second consecutive 40-point TD and 19th TD overall as the Rockets sneaked past the Denver Nuggets for a road win. Harden ended up with 40 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists  but the Rockets shot poorly from three-point range, making only 5 of their 24 shots.

 

The Nuggets could only field eight players for the match and seven of them went onto post double figures.

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San Antonio Spurs 96-104 Memphis Grizzlies

The Grizzlies’ winning streak extended to four as Mike Conley (19 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists) and Zach Randolph (18 points) contributed in the win over Spurs at home. Conley and co. made 13 of their 30 attempts from beyond the arc.

 

The Grizzlies were able to eke out a win despite Kawhi Leonard and LaMarcus Aldridge posting 22 points and 21 points apiece. Other than these two Spurs players, only Jonathan Simmons (14 points), could get into double figures.

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Utah Jazz 86-95 Chicago Bulls

On the back of Bobby Portis’ career-high 22 points and Jimmy Butler’s 23 points, the Bulls were able to pull themselves to a win over the Jazz. The Bulls, playing without Dwyane Wade for the second game now, relied on Denzel Valentine’s fourth quarter clutch moments. Valentine ended with his first career double-double (11 points, 12 rebounds).

 

The Jazz saw George Hill post 18 points and Rudy Gobert tie up a double-double (13 points, 13 rebounds). But the Bulls were determined to take the win on the night and did so.

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