- Curry’s basket was initially waved away for goaltending, but it was overturned
- The Warriors earned the victory behind Curry’s 30 points, eight boards and seven assists
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Stephen Curry scored 30 points, including the game-winning layup with 0.2 seconds left, to help the Golden State Warriors defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder 141-139 on Friday night in the teams’ first In-Season Tournament game .
Initially it was not labeled as a basket due to offensive goaltending. The decision was overturned and the Warriors claimed their second straight victory in the final second.
On Wednesday, Klay Thompson scored with less than a second remaining to seal a victory over Sacramento.
Dario Saric scored 20 points and Chris Paul had 13 assists for Golden State, which improved to 5-1.
Lu Dort scored 29 points, Chet Holmgren scored 24 and Josh Giddey scored 14 of 18 in the fourth quarter for the Thunder.
Stephen Curry hit this game-winning shot with less than a second left to beat the Thunder
The basket was waved away due to goaltending by Draymond Green, but the officials overturned the call
Lu Dort (5) led the way for the Thunder, dropping 29 points and grabbing five rebounds
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Oklahoma City’s leading scorer this season, was out with a sprained left knee.
Golden State hit seven threes in the first quarter to take a 38–33 lead. Saric scored 11 points in that period as a reserve.
Curry threw a no-look lob from beyond the three-point line to Gary Payton II for a dunk that gave the Warriors a 50-44 lead.
Golden State hit six more three-pointers in the second quarter and led 69-67 at halftime. Thompson’s leaning three-pointer at the buzzer was ruled no good on the floor, and that ruling stood up after review.
Dort scored 11 points in just over four minutes early in the third quarter to give the Thunder an 85-80 lead.
The Warriors rallied and the game was tied at 106 heading into the fourth quarter.
Oklahoma City’s Isaiah Joe hit a 3-pointer and was fouled with 9:15 to go. He made the free throw to give the Thunder a 118-115 lead, and the game remained close the rest of the way.