The Golden State Warriors defeated Zion Williamson and the New Orleans Pelicans 130-102 on Monday night, led by Stephen Curry’s best performance of the season.
From the opening tip, Curry scored 16 of the Warriors’ first 18 points, with 42 points, five rebounds, five assists, and two steals. Curry connected on 68.1 percent of his field goals, including 7-13 from beyond the arc.
As a result of his 35 points, he passed Gary Payton for 35th place on the NBA’s all-time scoring list.
Due to knee soreness, Klay Thompson couldn’t play on the second night of a back-to-back.