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Steph's brilliance not limited to scoring

Steph Curry did three amazing things on this play and none involved shooting a basketball.


Pop has the secret to success

No one has ever accused Gregg Popovich of being a man of many words. He lived up to his reputation again Tuesday.


Ref to Draymond Green: I was wrong

Draymond Green: Triple-double collector, Warriors glue guy and ... future debate team star?


Hayward beats buzzer with stepback J

Jazz forward Gordon Hayward nails a late stepback jumper in overtime to beat the buzzer, giving Utah a 121-119 win over Dallas.


Powell tries to bring the rim down

J.J. Barea's pass was nice, and Dwight Powell gave it the finish it deserved.


Wall gets fancy on Porzingis

John Wall reminded Kristaps Porzingis that he's still a rookie, hitting him with the crossover and the stepback for a clutch jumper.


Best sports photos of the week

Von Miller strips the ball from Cam, President Obama cracks jokes and the Fighting Irish take down the Tar Heels. Photos

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Highlight: Warriors improve to 47-4

Stephen Curry scores 35 points with nine assists and five rebounds as the Warriors defeat the Rockets 123-110 to improve to 47-4 and record the best 51-game start in NBA history.


Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

It's official, the Rockets are now the eighth seed in the West. Houston lost to Golden State, 123-110. James Harden finished with 37 points. Rockets are 14-9 when he scores at least 30 points.

Dubs slip by Rockets, stay perfect at home

The Warriors are 24-0 at home and 47-4 overall after Steph Curry went off for 35 points on James Harden (37 points) and the Rockets in the 123-110 win. Box score


Warriors open up 11-point lead

The Rockets and Dubs entered the fourth knotted at 93, but Golden State's second unit has spurred the team to a 110-99 lead midway through the fourth. Follow live

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

After three quarters the Rockets, once down 16 in the first half responded by tying their game with the Warriors at 93. James Harden has 27 and Trevor Ariza added 19 heading into the final 12 minutes.

Harden, Curry dueling in Golden State

The Warriors' perfect record at home this season is in jeopardy as the Rockets are tied with them at 93 to start the fourth quarter. Stephen Curry has 35 points, while James Harden has 27. Follow live


Warriors nursing slim halftime lead

Golden State opened up a 15-point first-quarter lead, but Houston shrunk it to 3 by the break. Steph Curry tossed in 26 points, going 6-for-7 from 3-point range. Box score


Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

The second quarter was so much better for the Rockets. After scoring zero points in the opening quarter, James Harden took over. He scored 18 points as Houston trails Golden State 69-66 at halftime. Rockets close the half with a 9-3 run. The 69 points tie a season-high in points allowed by Houston.

Ethan Sherwood Strauss ESPN Staff Writer 

Warriors up 69-66 over the Rockets at the half, after a furious comeback by Houston. GSW transition defense looks ragged, contributing to Houston scoring 39 points in the 2nd quarter. As an aside, Curry only missed 3 shots in the quarter and he has 26 points + 6 3-pointers

Porzingis with majestic throwdown

Kristaps Porzingis had Jared Dudley looking the completely wrong way, and then jammed it over Marcin Gortat.


Ethan Sherwood Strauss ESPN Staff Writer 

Warriors up 54-41 on the Rockets with a half quarter left before half time. 66% of GSW shots have been uncontested. Season high for uncontested shots was 59% Nov. 9th against the Kings

Hood's 3-pointer sends game to overtime

Jazz guard Rodney Hood hits a difficult corner 3-pointer with 1.5 seconds to send the game to OT, where Utah would eventually win.


Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Jazz 121, Mavs 119 (final in OT). Gordon Hayward drills a stepback jumper over Zaza Pachulia to send the Mavs into the All-Star break with a loss.

Michael Wallace ESPN Staff Writer 

Hassan Whiteside was not available to the media after the game. He was asked by the team to leave after the ejection for his elbow on Boban Marjanovic early in the fourth quarter. Heat teammates said Whiteside was already gone from the locker room by the time they got to the showers after the 119-101 loss to the Spurs.