Curry leads Golden State against Charlotte after 40-point performance

Golden State Warriors (11-1, first in the Western Conference) vs. Charlotte Hornets (7-7, 10th in the Eastern Conference)

Charlotte, North Carolina; Sunday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Golden State visits the Charlotte Hornets after Stephen Curry scored 40 points in the Warriors' 119-93 win against the Chicago Bulls.

The Hornets have gone 3-2 at home. Charlotte leads the Eastern Conference with 26.1 assists per game led by LaMelo Ball averaging 7.2.

The Warriors are 3-0 in road games. Golden State leads the Western Conference scoring 116.2 points per game while shooting 47.3%.

The teams meet for the second time this season. The Warriors won 114-92 in the last matchup on Nov. 4.

TOP PERFORMERS: Ball is averaging 19.2 points, 7.6 rebounds, 7.2 assists and two steals for the Hornets. Miles Bridges is averaging 21.5 points, 7.3 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.7 steals over the last 10 games for Charlotte.

Curry is shooting 40.0% from beyond the arc with 5.3 made 3-pointers per game for the Warriors, while averaging 28.4 points, 6.3 rebounds, 6.4 assists and 1.6 steals. Jordan Poole is shooting 45.0% and averaging 18.1 points over the past 10 games for Golden State.

LAST 10 GAMES: Hornets: 4-6, averaging 110.7 points, 44.1 rebounds, 25.3 assists, 9.7 steals and 5.2 blocks per game while shooting 44.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 115.5 points per game.

Warriors: 9-1, averaging 115.8 points, 47.5 rebounds, 29.6 assists, 11.6 steals and 5.0 blocks per game while shooting 47.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 99.1 points.

INJURIES: Hornets: P.J. Washington: out (elbow).

Warriors: Klay Thompson: out (right achilles), James Wiseman: out (knee), Damion Lee: out (hip).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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