Steph Curry ties a Wilt Chamberlain record for 50-point games, but Warriors lose on the road again
The Golden State Warriors just cannot figure out how to win a game on the road, losing an important matchup to the Los Angeles Clippers, 134-126.
Curry notched his 12th career 50 point game, and his 2nd this season, but it wasn’t enough. He finished 20-for-28 from the field, and 8-for-14 from 3.
The Warriors are now 0-2 this season in games where Curry has scored 50+ points. With another 50-point game, Curry surpassed Michael Jordan with his seventh 50+ point performance after turning 30 years old. Curry is now tied with Wilt Chamberlain for the all-time record.
Jordan Poole led all other Warriors scorers with 19 points off the bench. Klay Thompson finished with 15 points, and Donte DiVincenzo added 10 points.
The Warriors road struggles continue, as they can’t seem to pack consistency in their luggage as they travel away from the Bay Area. The road record is now 7-27.
The loss was multi-layered, as it was against a division rival, as well as a team they are actively fighting for playoff positioning with. The 5th seed was at stake for the Warriors, who now find themselves in 6th place with a game lead over the Timberwolves and Mavericks, 1.5-game lead over the Thunder for 9th and a two-game lead over the Lakers for the final spot in the play-in.
Draymond Green picked up his 16th technical foul, which means he will serve a one-game suspension.
The Warriors have 12 games left to get things together, including 7 on the road. Their next test is Friday night in Atlanta against the Hawks.
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Story originally appeared on Warriors Wire