Here are the scores, updates, and results of the NBA 2020-2021 regular season match between the Golden State Warriors (GSW) vs Denver Nuggets (DEN) on April 13, 2021 (All times are in Philippine Standard Time) at the Chase Center.
The NBA has another 50-point game this season. Previously, Jayson Tatum did it. Now, it is the sensational point guard of the Golden State Warriors, Stephen Curry. Curry tallied 53 big points and passes Wilt Chamberlain for the most points scored as a Warrior in Warriors franchise history. Not only that, but he also grabbed 6 rebounds, dimed 4 assists, and managed to sink down 10 of his 18 attempts from beyond the three-point arc.
Green added 18 points while Wiggins had 17 to help Curry win the game against the Nuggets. Kent Bazemore ended the game with 14 points and dropped down 3 three-pointers.
Nikola Jokic almost finished the game with another triple-double as he scored 27 points, grabbed 12 rebounds, and had 8 assists. Porter Jr. chipped in 24 points and 9 rebounds.
Jamal Murray injured his left knee in the last minutes of the game. Michael Malone, the head coach of the Denver Nuggets mentioned that Murray would get an MRI to determine how severe the injury is. Before that, Murray was able to score 17 points and had 4 rebounds.
“Some of the coaches said when they watched the replay, it looked like he hyperextended it,” Malone said. “It’s just an awful feeling. Keep Jamal in your thoughts and prayers and hopefully, we’ll get some good news.”
Within the first quarter, Curry already scored 21 points, giving him 17, 786 points in his career overall. Because of that, he was able to pass Chamberlain’s 17, 783 points with the franchise.
“To be anywhere near him in any record book or now be on top, it’s surreal and it’s wild,” Curry shared. “If you grow up in the game of basketball and you hear his name, you know it’s something extremely special, no matter what it is.”
The Warriors was able to get away with a big lead against the Nuggets within the third quarter with 43 points scored within that quarter against Nuggets’ 22
Nuggets vs Warriors
32-33; 29-23; 22-43; 24-17
Nuggets (107) – Jokic 27, Porter Jr. 24, Murray 17, MOrris 10, Gordon 9
Warriors (116) – Curry 53, Green 18, Wiggins 17, Bazemore 14, Lee 8