NBA: Cavaliers take down Steph Curry, Warriors

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Cleveland Cavaliers guard Donovan Mitchell (45) drives as Golden State Warriors ahead Andrew Wiggins (22) defends through the first half of an NBA basketball sport Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023, in San Francisco. (AP Photograph/Loren Elliott)

SAN FRANCISCO — Donovan Mitchell acquired the perfect of Golden State and Draymond Inexperienced, ending with 21 factors, seven rebounds, 5 assists and a pair of steals on an evening Inexperienced was ejected, and Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Warriors 118-110 on Saturday.

Stephen Curry scored 30 factors to steer the Warriors, who misplaced fiery ahead Inexperienced on the 6:23 mark of the third quarter with eight factors, 5 rebounds and 4 assists.

Inexperienced pushed Mitchell together with his shoulder and despatched him out of bounds as Cleveland’s Caris LeVert drove for a layup. Then, as Inexperienced introduced the ball throughout midcourt moments later, Mitchell chased him down and instigated a heated interplay — and Mitchell was referred to as for a private foul.

LeVert scored 22 factors, and Darius Garland contributed 19 factors, six rebounds, 4 assists with 5 steals. Evan Mobley added 19 factors and two extra of his workforce’s season-high 13 steals in one of the crucial balanced performances by Cleveland but this season.

To not point out its first win on the Warriors’ dwelling flooring since March 14, 2014, and first collection sweep since 2008-09. Cleveland earned a 115-104 victory at dwelling final Sunday.

Curry has gone 10 straight video games with 4 or extra 3-pointers to start out the season, the primary time it’s been achieved in NBA historical past in response to ESPN Stats & Information.

Curry, who scored 17 of his factors within the first half because the Warriors trailed 68-52 on the break, additionally grew to become the thirty fifth participant in NBA historical past to achieve 22,000 profession factors.

After Inexperienced’s 3-pointer with 7:01 remaining within the first half pulled Golden State inside 40-38, the Cavs responded with a 14-2 burst over the subsequent 3:04 to pressure a Warriors timeout.

Warriors coach Steve Kerr had challenged his workforce to do higher stopping the transition sport — impressed a day after watching his son, Nicholas, earn his first win guiding the G League Santa Cruz Warriors. Kerr acknowledged he yelled on the referees a few occasions.

“It was a terrific second for him and as a dad, couldn’t be extra proud,” Kerr mentioned.

Golden State grabbed 5 of its 15 offensive rebounds by the 4:52 mark of the opening quarter — some extent of emphasis coming in from Cavaliers coach J.B. Bickerstaff.

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Inexperienced picked up his first technical of the evening with 7:46 earlier than halftime. He now has a team-high three on the season.


Cavaliers: Go to Sacramento on Monday evening.

Warriors: Host Timberwolves on Sunday to finish the house back-to-back.

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