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Number crunch: Warriors lose Curry, win game

Three reasons the Warriors can win without Steph Curry

Golden State Warriors star and reigning NBA Most Valuable Player Steph Curry will miss at least two weeks with a right knee injury, putting the defending champions' quest for back-to-back titles in jeopardy. Sacramento Bee Deputy Sports Editor Vic
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Golden State Warriors star and reigning NBA Most Valuable Player Steph Curry will miss at least two weeks with a right knee injury, putting the defending champions' quest for back-to-back titles in jeopardy. Sacramento Bee Deputy Sports Editor Vic

A statistical look at the Warriors’ 121-94 win over the Rockets on Sunday:

1: Number of three-pointers made by the Warriors’ Stephen Curry, who left the game with a sprained right knee.

6: Points scored by Curry.

7: Three-pointers by the Warriors’ Klay Thompson.

9: Assists by Shaun Livingston of the Warriors in 23 minutes off the bench.

15: Rebounds by Houston big man Dwight Howard.

18: Points scored by the Warriors’ Draymond Green.

18: Points scored by Houston star James Harden.

18: Assists by the Rockets.

18.5: The Rockets’ shooting percentage from three-point land.

19: Points scored by Howard.

19: Minutes played by Curry.

21: Three pointers for the Warriors, an NBA playoff record.

21: Margin by which Golden State outscored Houston in the third quarter (41-20).

22: Missed three-pointers by the Rockets.

23: Points for Thompson.

38: Assists by the Warriors.

39: Bench points for Houston.

52.5: Warriors’ three-point percentage.

56: Bench points for the Warriors – 22 of which were scored by Andre Iguodala.

Compiled by Chris La Marr

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