Not even the opening tip — during pregame layup lines, the first Clippers’ player down, Darren Collison, dribbled the ball of his foot — much to the delight of the rowdy Oracle Arena crowd.
Stephen Curry was nearly unstoppable from 3-point land, hitting five alone in the first quarter to end with 33 points (7 of 14 from behind the arc). Curry’s sharpshooting counterpart, Klay Thompson, added 15 points (3 for 8).
"I was looking for any space I could get," Curry said. "Once you hit a couple (3s) early, it seems like there’s more space that opens up."
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