NBA Wrap: Curry stars as Warriors set NBA record

Stephen Curry scored 41 points as the Golden State Warriors set an NBA record with their 45th consecutive win on home soil when they edged the Orlando Magic 119-113.

Curry, who also grabbed 13 rebounds, was well supported by Klay Thompson, who scored 27 points and pulled down six rebounds.

Despite not being his side’s top-scorer, Aaron Gordon was the Magic’s best player as he finished with 20 points and 16 rebounds.

The Charlotte Hornets beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 108-103 to claim their fourth consecutive win. Kemba Walker guided the Hornets to victory as he scored 34 points on 12 of 20 shooting, pulled down seven rebounds and dished out six assists. Karl-Anthony Towns had 28 points and 14 rebounds for the Timberwolves. LeBron James surpassed John Havlicek to occupy 13th place on the NBA’s all-time scoring list during the Cleveland Cavaliers‘ 106-103 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. Tony Allen starred for the Grizzlies as he scored 26 points to go along with four assists and five steals. James meanwhile was the Cavaliers’ top-scorer with 28 points.

The Indiana Pacers snapped the San Antonio Spurs’ eight-game winning streak after beating them 99-91.

Pacers guard Monta Ellis scored 26 points and dished out three assists, while Paul George dropped 23 points and grabbed five rebounds.

Kawhi Leonard and LaMarcus Aldridge scored 23 points apiece for the Spurs.

Over at the United Center, the Chicago Bulls triumphed over the Milwaukee Bucks 100-90.

Derrick Rose led the Bulls with 22 points and seven assists, while Pau Gasol recorded a triple-double that consisted of 12 points, 17 rebounds and 13 assists.

Jerryd Bayliss came off the bench to score 20 points for the Bucks.

The New Orleans Pelicans fought back from a 17-point deficit to down the Sacramento Kings 115-112.

Anthony Davis scored 31 points on 13 of 21 shooting, pulled down 10 rebounds and registered three steals.

DeMarcus Cousins had a sensational night even though his side lost as he dropped 40 points and grabbed 16 rebounds.

Meanwhile, the Los Angeles Clippers cruised past the Dallas Mavericks 109-90 to hand them their third straight loss.

Clippers point guard Chris Paul scored 27 points and dished out seven rebounds, while DeAndre Jordan dropped 23 points and pulled down 20 rebounds.

Dirk Nowitzki was the Mavericks’ best player with 22 points.

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