It was the fifth straight win for the Spurs (50-9), who have a double-digit lead in the Southwest Division and the second-best record in the National Basketball Association behind Golden State. The game is different when Curry plays it - which is hard for past greats to synthesize and decipher. And to those watching, the fact it went in was not much of a surprise.
Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry calls criticism from National Basketball Association greats 'annoying'
He led the Warriors to their 52 victory in 57 games played this season. "If I've got a guy who's great shooting the ball outside, don't you want to extend your defense out a little bit?" the 77-year-old Big O said Thursday. During the fourth quarter, Golden States started to pull away and stretched their lead to a double figure and put up a 31-23 run. Boston's Isaiah Thomas led all scorers with 27 points and added seven assists while Jae Crowder had 20 points and eight rebounds.
Still, the Texans have had eight different quarterbacks with different skill sets on the roster over the last two seasons so O'Brien could make things work if he needs to. The 49ers will owe Kaepernick his full base salary of $11.9 million if he is on the roster April 1. The Los Angeles Rams also appear to need a quarterback, even though coach Jeff Fisher recently talked only about Case Keenum and Nick Foles as their options.
Asked why he didn't call a timeout before the final possession, Williams harkened back to lessons taught by Dean Smith himself. "They're more experienced and more talented and deeper than we are, and we have to figure out a way. I don't think we were lucky to win this game. A game that the Tar Heels seemed in control of until very late in the game, slipped through their grasp.
DuVernay, Monae and others tweeted Tuesday about their involvement in the Sunday night event, which is being called #JusticeForFlint. The event will benefit the community of Flint, which has been suffering from water contamination on a huge scale for almost two years.
There were few scares for second seed Stan Wawrinka, who overcame qualifier Franko Skugor of Croatia 7-5 6-1. "I'm just going to go on the court, try to play my best tennis and try to beat him".