Stephen Curry padded his NBA lead with six 3-pointers in a 28-point efficiency Saturday evening, serving to the Golden State Warriors full a season-series sweep of the Detroit Pistons with a 118-91 shellacking in San Francisco.
Andrew Wiggins complemented Curry with 20 factors and Kelly Oubre Jr. had 18 because the Warriors rebounded from a 114-93 loss at Phoenix with their second-largest margin of victory this season.
Jerami Grant had a team-high 18 factors for the Pistons, who suffered their most lopsided defeat of the 12 months.
The end result was by no means doubtful after the Warriors used balanced scoring to run off to a 64-45 lead at halftime. Wiggins had 14 factors whereas Curry and Oubre chipped in with 13 apiece over the primary 24 minutes, with the trio combining for 17-for-27 capturing and 6-for-10 on 3-pointers.
En path to the third win of their final 4 video games, the Warriors led by as many as 12 within the first quarter and 21 within the second earlier than coasting residence.
Curry shot 11-for-17 general and 6-for-8 on 3-pointers to result in his game-high level complete.
Jordan Poole contributed a season-high 16 factors to the win, whereas James Wiseman grabbed a game-high 9 rebounds to go together with 11 factors.
The Warriors outshot the Pistons 52.2 p.c to 37.7 p.c whereas developing 4 factors shy of their earlier excessive margin of victory (31 factors), achieved earlier this month in opposition to Sacramento.
Golden State received 116-106 at Detroit in December.
Josh Jackson got here off the bench to attain 17 factors for the Pistons, who had been coming off a 107-92 residence win over Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday.
The Pistons have not received consecutive video games all season.
Wayne Ellington, who set a franchise report with at the very least 4 3-pointers in seven consecutive video games, shot 0-for-5 from lengthy vary and 0-for-6 general on a scoreless evening. He had scored at the very least 16 factors in every recreation throughout his run.
The Pistons had been limitedto 9-for-36 capturing on 3-pointers, with Grant, Jackson and Rodney McGruder hitting two apiece. With Wiggins and Poole including to Curry’s output with three every, the Warriors outscored the Pistons 51-27 from past the arc.
Detroit hadn’t misplaced a recreation by greater than 15 factors beforehand.
–Area Degree Media