Dallas Mavericks vs Golden State Warriors – Highlights – December 31, 2016 NBA
Kevin Durant notched his first triple-double for Golden State with 19 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, leading the Warriors past the Dallas Mavericks 108-99 on Friday night.
KD’s eighth career triple-double was his first since Dec. 10, 2015, against Atlanta. Klay Thompson scored 17 of his 29 points in the third quarter and finished with five 3-pointers, and Stephen Curry added 14 points for the Warriors.
Harrison Barnes, who spent the past four seasons in a key role with Golden State, scored 25 points for Dallas against his old team.
In the first quarter, Curry (11,903) passed Purvis Short (11,894) for seventh place on the Warriors’ all-time scoring list.
Green had 13 points, eight rebounds and seven assists in Golden State’s ninth straight home win against the Mavericks, the Warriors’ longest streak ever.
There was some Curry versus Curry in this one, with Stephen guarding brother Seth Curry and vice versa for short stints.
Thompson has 78 3-pointers against the Mavs, his most against any opponent. The Warriors began 3-for-10 from long range but wound up 11-for-33. Durant didn’t even have his most efficient shooting night — 7-for-14 while missing 5 of 7 3s.
Dirk Nowitzki, who had been questionable coming in with an illness, scored 11 points on 3-for-12 shooting in 23-plus minutes for Dallas.