Curry’s 36 lead Warriors to 50th victory of season

PHOENIX (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 25 of his 36 points in the second half and the Golden State Warriors beat the Phoenix Suns 98-80 on Monday night for their 50th victory of the season.

Klay Thompson added 25 for the Warriors, who at 50-12 have the NBA’s best record, a half-game better than Atlanta.

Curry made 7 of 13 3-pointers, 6 of 8 in the second half, in his 13th 30-point game of the season.

Eric Bledsoe scored 19 for Phoenix. Brandon Knight had 13 before leaving the game with a sprained left ankle in the second quarter. Alex Len had 10 points and 11 rebounds.

The Warriors became the second NBA team to win 50 games this season. Atlanta did it with a victory over Sacramento a few hours earlier.

This article was written by Bob Baum from The Associated Press and was legally licensed through the NewsCred publisher network.

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