Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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Warriors bring Sixers to earth

PHILADELPHIA — Evan Turner had to send a good-natured text to Andre Iguodala after the 76ers improved to 3-0.

"You're next."

Hardly.

Iguodala tormented his former team with a game better than any he played in eight seasons there. He made a career-high seven 3-pointers, scored 32 and had a behind-the-back assist for the highlight reel, and the Warriors handed the 76ers their first loss of the season, 110-90 on Monday night.

"I got a good look or two, and confidence started flowing," Iguodala said.

Stephen Curry had 18 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds for his second career triple double.

The 76ers were one of the surprises of the season. Iguodala, a former Sixers All-Star, brought them back to reality.

He set the pace with six 3s and 27 points in the first half and made the play of the young season, a behind-the-back midair assist to David Lee. Iguodala whipped it from the corner at about the 3-point line and hit the former Gator in stride.

"When I was here, that was just natural to me to make plays like that," Iguodala said.

GAME HIGHLIGHTS: Jerryd Bayless had all of his 15 points in the fourth quarter to key a rally and lead the host Grizzlies to a 95-88 victory over the Celtics. … C.J. Miles scored 19, and the host Cavaliers held off a late rally for a 93-92 victory that handed the Timberwolves their first loss of the season.

AROUND THE LEAGUE: 76ers rookie Michael Carter-Williams joined Shaquille O'Neal as the only players to win player of the week to open a career. Carter-Williams won the Eastern Conference honor after averaging 20.7 points and 9.0 assists. … Wizards coach Randy Wittman was fined $20,000 by the NBA for using profane language during a news conference after Friday's loss to the 76ers.

Warriors 110, 76ers 90

GOLDEN STATE (110): Iguodala 11-18 3-4 32, Lee 8-15 2-2 18, Bogut 1-1 2-4 4, Curry 7-16 2-2 18, K.Thompson 5-12 1-2 15, Speights 4-8 1-2 9, Green 1-4 0-0 2, O'Neal 0-3 0-0 0, Douglas 1-5 0-0 3, Bazemore 2-6 2-4 7, Nedovic 1-3 0-0 2, Kuzmic 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 41-92 13-20 110.

PHILADELPHIA (90): Turner 7-12 4-5 18, Young 3-10 0-0 6, Hawes 1-6 2-4 5, Carter-Williams 4-17 9-12 18, Anderson 3-7 0-0 7, Allen 1-3 0-0 2, Wroten 6-14 1-5 14, Orton 0-2 1-3 1, Morris 2-6 4-5 8, H.Thompson 3-7 0-0 7, Davies 1-4 2-3 4. Totals 31-88 23-37 90.

Golden State 36 30 32 12— 110

Philadelphia 22 20 23 25— 90

3-Point GoalsGolden State 15-38 (Iguodala 7-11, K.Thompson 4-8, Curry 2-9, Bazemore 1-2, Douglas 1-4, Green 0-1, Speights 0-1, Nedovic 0-2), Philadelphia 5-25 (H.Thompson 1-2, Hawes 1-2, Anderson 1-3, Wroten 1-5, Carter-Williams 1-7, Turner 0-1, Young 0-2, Morris 0-3). Fouled OutNone. ReboundsGolden State 63 (Curry 10), Philadelphia 66 (Allen, Hawes 8). AssistsGolden State 28 (Curry 12), Philadelphia 19 (Morris 5). Total FoulsGolden State 24, Philadelphia 18. TechnicalsBogut, Young. A11,089 (20,328).

Cavaliers 93, Wolves 92

MINNESOTA (92): Brewer 5-12 3-3 13, Love 8-20 1-1 17, Pekovic 3-12 2-4 8, Rubio 0-7 4-4 4, Martin 7-16 4-4 23, Williams 5-9 3-4 13, Barea 4-11 0-1 8, Shved 0-3 2-3 2, Cunningham 2-4 0-0 4, Dieng 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 34-94 19-24 92.

CLEVELAND (93): Clark 3-4 0-0 6, Thompson 5-13 2-3 12, Varejao 6-7 0-0 12, Irving 7-15 0-0 15, Waiters 3-10 2-2 8, Jack 1-7 0-0 2, Bynum 2-6 6-6 10, Gee 4-7 0-0 9, Miles 8-13 0-0 19, Bennett 0-3 0-0 0, Zeller 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 39-85 10-11 93.

Minnesota 23 15 23 31— 92

Cleveland 31 24 21 17— 93

3-Point GoalsMinnesota 5-28 (Martin 5-8, Shved 0-1, Williams 0-1, Rubio 0-3, Barea 0-4, Brewer 0-4, Love 0-7), Cleveland 5-16 (Miles 3-5, Gee 1-2, Irving 1-3, Bennett 0-2, Waiters 0-2, Jack 0-2). Fouled OutNone. ReboundsMinnesota 57 (Love 13), Cleveland 55 (Thompson 11). AssistsMinnesota 21 (Love, Rubio 5), Cleveland 22 (Irving 6). Total FoulsMinnesota 15, Cleveland 24. TechnicalsCleveland defensive three second. A17,892 (20,562).

Grizzlies 95, Celtics 88

BOSTON (88): Wallace 0-0 0-0 0, Bass 3-11 0-0 6, Faverani 2-4 0-0 5, Bradley 6-12 2-2 14, Green 6-12 9-12 22, Crawford 4-7 2-2 12, Olynyk 1-8 2-2 4, Lee 4-5 0-0 9, Sullinger 7-11 0-0 16. Totals 33-70 15-18 88.

MEMPHIS (95): Prince 2-4 0-0 4, Randolph 6-11 3-3 15, Gasol 6-10 2-2 14, Conley 5-14 4-4 15, Allen 3-5 2-4 8, Pondexter 2-6 2-2 8, Miller 2-4 0-0 5, Davis 2-6 0-0 4, Koufos 1-1 1-3 3, Bayless 6-11 2-2 15, Leuer 1-2 2-2 4. Totals 36-74 18-22 95.

Boston 24 26 22 16— 88

Memphis 27 19 20 29— 95

3-Point GoalsBoston 7-20 (Sullinger 2-3, Crawford 2-4, Lee 1-2, Faverani 1-3, Green 1-4, Olynyk 0-1, Bass 0-1, Bradley 0-2), Memphis 5-15 (Pondexter 2-3, Miller 1-3, Conley 1-3, Bayless 1-3, Leuer 0-1, Allen 0-2). Fouled OutNone. ReboundsBoston 40 (Faverani 6), Memphis 42 (Gasol 8). AssistsBoston 14 (Crawford 4), Memphis 23 (Conley 8). Total FoulsBoston 21, Memphis 19. TechnicalsPondexter. A15,872 (18,119).

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