The 32-year-old completed the sport with 26 factors and scored a three-pointer with simply over a minute left on the clock to overturn his facet’s 14 level deficit within the closing quarter.
The Warriors, who had struggled within the first half, managed to hold on regardless of LeBron James virtually saving the sport for the Lakers on the buzzer.
“We kept our composure. The second unit was amazing both halves,” Curry mentioned after the sport, per ESPN.
“We got some momentum in the second half to give us a chance and carry us down the stretch.”
The Lakers had seemed dominant early on within the recreation and had led by as a lot as 19 factors within the first quarter.
But the Warriors got here again within the second half, ending a five-game profitable streak for the Lakers.
James, who completed on 19 factors, felt his crew was arduous executed by.
“I think we just had some tough breaks, some tough calls against us in the second half that slowed our pace down,” he mentioned after the sport. “We couldn’t get back into a rhythm.”
Durant and Harden shine for the Nets
Elsewhere within the NBA, the Brooklyn Nets squeaked by the Milwaukee Bucks 125-123 in a thriller.
Kevin Durant, who completed on 30 factors, scored a late three-pointer to seal the win for his crew.
The Nets new star man, James Harden, was additionally in spectacular type and completed with 34 factors, changing into the primary participant to attain 30 factors in his first two video games in Nets historical past.
“He draws a lot of attention,” mentioned Nets coach Steve Nash, talking concerning the impression the eight-time All-Star has had.
“Any way you slice it, he makes us a better team offensively for sure, and he is incredible at reading the game with the ball in his hands. It’s a luxury to have, and we’ll get him into real shape and he’ll be even better.”