CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) – Stephen Curry scored 20 of his 40 points in the fourth quarter, hitting three straight 3-pointers, and the NBA-leading Golden State Warriors overcame a 13-point deficit to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 104-89 on Thursday night.
Curry made 8 of 12 shots, including 4 of 7 3-pointers, in the final period to help Golden State outscore the Cavaliers 36-8.
The Warriors ran off the first 17 points of the quarter to seize an 85-81 advantage, holding Cleveland to 12 consecutive empty possessions.
The Warriors improved to 13-2.
They have won nine straight over the Cavaliers and are 17-1 against them since January 2017. Darius Garland scored a season-high 25 points for Cleveland.