Stephen Curry had just five points in the first half against the Portland Trail Blazers last night but finished with 28 points, 23 in the third quarter alone, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Trail Blazers 127-104.
Ian Clark came off the bench with a career-high 22 points for the Warriors and Kevin Durant added 20 points and Golden State rested its starters down the stretch after leading by as many as 35 points.
Damian Lillard had 31 points for the Blazers, who fell in five games to the Warriors in the Western Conference semifinals last season.
The Blazers begin their first extended road trip of the season, a 3-game swing to the southwest taking on Phoenix, Dallas, and Memphis. Blazers and the Suns tonight here on KBND at 7pm.