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Number crunch: Warriors’ Curry scores 27 on 28th birthday

The Warriors’ Stephen Curry (30) celebrates after scoring during the first half of Monday’s victory over the New Orleans Pelicans in Oakland.
The Warriors’ Stephen Curry (30) celebrates after scoring during the first half of Monday’s victory over the New Orleans Pelicans in Oakland. The Associated Press

A statistical look at the Warriors’ 125-107 win over the Pelicans on Monday:

1: Three-point attempts made by New Orleans in the first half in 11 attempts (9.1%).

3: Three-point attempts made by Golden State in the first half in 11 attempts (27.3%).

3: Career three-pointers made by the Warriors’ Andrew Bogut, who is 1 for 1 this season.

3: Blocks by Golden State’s Draymond Green.

12: Rebounds by Green, 11 of which came on the defensive end.

12: Three-pointers made by the Warriors in 25 attempts (48%).

16: Regular-season games remaining for the Warriors.

18: Points scored by Golden State’s Klay Thompson.

19: Points scored by Sacramento native Ryan Anderson of the Pelicans on 6-of-13 shooting.

22: Points scored by the Pelicans’ Anthony Davis (on 6-of-20 shooting) and Toney Douglas (on 6-of-14 shooting). Davis, who was 10 of 11 from the foul line, also matched Green with 12 rebounds.

27: Points scored by Golden State’s Stephen Curry, who celebrated his 28th birthday. Curry was 10 of 16 from the field, including 4 of 9 from beyond the arc.

31: Consecutive home victories by the Warriors this season.

49: Consecutive home victories by the Warriors overall.

58%: Golden State’s shooting percentage from the the field (47 for 81).

60-6: The Warriors’ record after 66 games.

531: Combined three-pointers made this season by Curry (322) and Thompson (209), the most combined threes by teammates during a single season in NBA history, topping their previous-best mark of 525 from last season.

Compiled by Stu Rosenberg

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