Isaiah Thomas & Steph Curry Duel In the 3rd Quarter, Celtics End Warriors’ Home Streak

Published on April 2nd, 2016 by Astramskas, David | 1,557 views

The Golden State Warriors’ home streak of 54 straight home games (36 this season) finally ended on Friday night after the Celtics came to town and left with a 109-106 victory.

Steph Curry had a game-high 29, along with 8 more 3-pointers, but the Celtics got 20+ points from 3 players, led by 22 from Isaiah Thomas; 18 of those 22 came in a 3rd quarter duel with Steph, who scored 21 in the quarter and hit another near half court shot.


But the 3 Curry needed the most, a 3-point shot with 5.3 seconds left in regulation with the Warriors down by 3, was off.

“Every one of them I think is going down. But it didn’t,” Curry said of the miss. “All things considered, it was a pretty good look at it. … We’ve gotten away with some games that we probably shouldn’t have won with some shots like that. And tonight it wasn’t our night.”

The Warriors now have to win 5 of their last 6 games to break the 95 Bulls’ record of 72 wins.


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Aka VincentDa & RedApples fka Expiredpineapples. My alter-ego is a digital-marketing guy in Houston. Won editing awards & created obsolete flash websites that have been featured in mags like Sports Illustrated. Studied film & women at FSU during the golden age of hip-hop. Collects records, laserdiscs, sports memorabilia & toys. Father of 2 daughters that are more athletic and popular on YouTube.

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