Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) prepares to attempt a shot against the Portland Trail Blazers in the third quarter at Oracle Arena. The Warriors defeated the Trail Blazers 103-88. Photo by Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports/Reuters.
Warriors 103, Trail Blazers 88
The Golden State Warriors held the Portland Trail Blazers to a season-low scoring total en route to a 103-88 victory.
After surrendering 121 or more points in three of their previous five games, and then watching the Trail Blazers put up 55 in the first half on Sunday, the Warriors outscored Portland 37-10 over a 17-minute stretch bridging the third and fourth quarters to take command and snap a two-game losing streak.
Stephen Curry led the Warriors (27-18) with 38 points, while Wesley Matthews led Portland (33-12) with 21.
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Mavericks 116, Pistons 106
Dirk Nowitzki scored 28 points to help Dallas defeat the Detroit Pistons.
The Mavericks (26-20) snapped a two-game losing streak while the Pistons (17-27) have lost four straight.
Detroit guard Brandon Jennings paced the visitors with 26 points.