Golden State Warriors clinch first win

LOS ANGELES, USA – The Golden State Warriors has returned with a vengeance from successive beatings to defeat the New Orleans Pelicans with Stephen Curry scoring 26 points and Draymond Green recording a triple double.

The reigning Western Conference champions, routed 120-92 by Oklahoma City on Sunday, rediscovered their scoring touch to claim a 134-123 win at the Smoothie King Center, reported Rappler citing a dispatch from Agence France Presse (AFP).

“After toothless displays against Oklahoma City and the Los Angeles Clippers, the Warriors rediscovered their offensive selves in a high-scoring first half,” the report said.

In Toronto meanwhile, the NBA champion Raptors improved to 3-1 for the season with a 104-95 defeat of the Orlando Magic.

Kyle Lowry had 26 points and Pascal Siakam 24 points as the Raptors kept Orlando in check, according to the AFP report.

The San Antonio Spurs remain unbeaten in the Western Conference after notching a third win of the season against the Portland Trail Blazers.

Staff Report

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