Warriors trounce Grizzlies, finish with historic 73-9 record
Warriors enter with eye on No. 73
Warriors forward Draymond Green and guard Klay Thompson run onto the court before Game No. 82 against the Memphis Grizzlies at Oracle Arena Wednesday night.
A Golden State Warriors fan holds up a 73 sign as Stephen Curry runs out of the tunnel before Wednesday night's game against the Grizzlies.
Curry goes off in first
Needing eight 3-pointers Wednesday to reach 400 on the season, Stephen Curry let it fly in the first quarter. The MVP took nine 3-pointers and hit six, finishing the quarter with 20 points. The Warriors led 37-23 after 12 minutes. Curry hit one more 3-pointer in the second quarter and entered the locker room one shy of 400.
Klay adds 16
In the shadow of Curry's big first half, Klay Thompson hit four 3-pointers and finished with 16 points in the first 24 minutes. The Warriors took a 70-50 lead into the halftime break.
Curry gets 400
Just 43 seconds into the second half, Stephen Curry hit his 400th 3-pointer of the season. Two minutes later, he hit his 401st 3-pointer. He hit one more at the end of the quarter for his 402nd and finished the period with 46 points for the game. The Warriors entered the final 12 minutes with a 102-81 lead.
Stephen Curry finished with 46 points, four rebounds, six assists and two steals in 30 minutes of play. The Warriors toppled the Grizzlies