Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Stephen Curry poured in 25 points and handed
out eight assists, as the Golden State Warriors pounded the Detroit Pistons,
113-95, on Tuesday at Oracle Arena.
David Lee and Jermaine O'Neal donated 17 points apiece, while Klay Thompson
tallied 14 points for the Warriors, who snapped a two-game slide.
Andre Drummond led Detroit with a 16-point, 14-rebound double-double and Greg
Monroe chipped in 15 points for the Pistons, who have lost four straight.
The Warriors led from start to finish, as they opened the game on a 16-4 surge
that Andre Iguodala capped with a 3-pointer under five minutes into the tilt.
A Curry triple late in the frame sparked an 11-2 quarter-closing run that sent
Golden State into the second with a comfortable 35-16 advantage.
Lee helped the Warriors extend the margin in the second, scoring nine points
and grabbing six boards in the frame as the Warriors carried a 62-41 cushion
Curry and Harrison Barnes combined to shoot 8-of-9 from the floor for 20
points in the third, as Golden State pushed its lead to 94-71 heading into the
Detroit got within 13 in the fourth on Will Bynum's three-point play, but the
Warriors were able to hold on down the stretch for the double-digit victory.
Detroit fell to 0-3 on the road this season ... The Warriors have won five in
a row and six of their last seven against Detroit ... Golden State announced
prior to the game that guard Toney Douglas is expected to miss a minimum of
two weeks with a stress reaction in his left tibia ... Iguodala finished with
eight points and 11 assists ... Bynum scored 14 points for the Pistons.
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