Pelicans vs. Warriors: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

October 27th, 2015 by Matthew Schmidt Leave a reply »
Stephen Curry poured in 40 points and the Golden State Warriors began their title defense with a 111-95 victory over the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans at Oracle Arena on Tuesday night.

The Pelicans were without Tyreke Evans, Jrue Holiday, Omer Asik, Quincy Pondexter and Norris Cole.

Curry scored 24 of his points in the first quarter, as the Warriors got off to a quick start after receiving their championship rings prior to the game.

New Orleans battled throughout the entire first half, though, taking a 44-43 lead at one point during the second period.

However, the lead was short-lived.

The Warriors ended the half on a 16-5 run to take a 59-49 edge into the locker room.

Golden State would continue to build its lead in the second half, going up by as many as 21 in the fourth quarter.

Curry shot 14-of-26 from the floor, going 5-of-12 from three-point range. He added seven assists and six rebounds to his totals.

As for Anthony Davis, the Pelicans star had one of the worst outings of his career.

Davis missed 14 of his first 15 shot attempts and ended up with 18 points off 4-of ...

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