13 NBA notes from 13 NBA days
What has caught David Thorpe’s eye so far
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BY DAVID THORPE
1. Stephen Curry's pass to Andrew Wiggins
By now you know all about Stephen Curry’s crazy night, where he scored a career-best 62 against Damian Lillard, who only scored 32 points on 6-15 3-point shooting. The Warriors won by 15 in the end, but things were a little nervous with just under three minutes to play. Curry had 54 points, tied for a career-best scoring night. The worry, though, was that the Warriors’ 16-point fourth-quarter lead had been vaporized in half, and the Blazers still had Lillard and CJ McCollum on the court. With 2:36 to play, Curry had a choice to make: Launch some craziness to boost his record, or think team-first? My suspicions were confirmed when he used a screen, drew help, and found Andrew Wiggins in the corner for the 3 that locked up the game. Only after that did Curry make the free throws, and two wild 3s to pad his scoring total. But it was that pass to Wiggins that made me think about La…
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