Stephen Curry
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The Golden State Warriors star guard Stephen Curry scored 21 points and a game-high 12 rebounds while his Warriors beat the Dallas Mavericks 112-87 on Wednesday night for a 1-0 lead in the Western Conference finals.

Andrew Wiggins, who worked end to end to make sure the Mavs’ Luka Doncic (20 points) couldn’t get going, added 19 points and Jordan Poole also scored 19 off the bench for the Warriors. Game 2 is set for Friday night at Chase Center.

After a blowout win over the Dallas Mavericks, the Golden State Warriors player Stephen Curry shared his excitement about his teammate Andrew Wiggins accepting challenging defensive assignments and understanding the nuances of winning basketball: