Curry makes history, Warriors beat Nuggets 116-107

Curry makes history, Warriors beat Nuggets 116-107

ANKARA – Stephen Curry scored 53 points to become franchise scoring leader in Golden State Warriors’ 116-107 win against the Denver Nuggets late Monday.

The Warriors’ superstar and the two-time MVP has passed NBA legend Wilt Chamberlain who held the record since 1964 with 17,783 points. Curry now has 17,818 points.

In addition to 33-year-old Curry’s impressive form, Draymond Green finished with 18 points, seven rebounds, and seven assists, Andrew Wiggins dropped 17 points and Kent Bazemore scored 14 for the Warriors.

Nuggets All-Star center Nikola Jokic posted a double-double with 27 points, 12 rebounds, and eight assists.

Michael Porter Jr. played with 24 points and nine rebounds.

The Warriors improved to a 26-28 win/loss record while the Nuggets suffered their 20th defeat in the Western Conference.

Other results:

New York Knicks – Los Angeles Lakers: 111-96

Dallas Mavericks – Philadelphia 76ers: 95-113

Orlando Magic – San Antonio Spurs: 97-120

Memphis Grizzlies – Chicago Bulls: 101-90

New Orleans Pelicans – Sacramento Kings: 117-110

Utah Jazz – Washington Wizards: 121-125

Phoenix Suns – Houston Rockets: 126-120. (Anadolu)