Stephen Curry only stopped at point 41 in favor of the Golden State Warriors and kept him in the race to the knockout rounds, beating 123-108 over the New Orleans Pelicans Monday in the NBA.
The 33rd match, in which Currie scored 30 points and more in the season, contributed to the Warriors achieving the 33rd victory, compared to 32 losses in the eighth place for the Western District.
The victory, in contrast, eliminated New Orleans’ chances of reaching the knockout stage.
This defeat means that the Pelicans are now outside the competition with 29 wins as opposed to 36 defeats in 11th place, four games away from the San Antonio Spurs 10th.
This match, which witnessed a new brilliance for Korey this season, which places him at the top of the list of candidates for the Best Player Award (MVB), is the ninth in which he has scored at least 40 points this season, and number 47 in his professional career.
In another match, the Denver Nuggets snatched their place in the knockout stage despite losing 93-89 to the Los Angeles Lakers.
The Nuggets booked their place in the playoffs after the Atlanta Hawks beat the Portland Trailblazers 123-114.
In the meantime, the Lakers put an end to a series of defeats in three consecutive matches, despite the absence of “King” LeBron James for pain in his right ankle, just days after his return from a long absence due to the same injury.
Anthony Davis led the Lakers with 25 points, and also made a decisive shot, with the Nuggets narrowing the gap to four points in the final seconds.
In other matches, Russell Westbrook made 24 assists, with which he scored the “Triple Double” number 32 this season with the Washington Wizards, who won 154-141 at home to the Indiana Pacers.