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Steph Curry can't stop scoring and Golden State can't stop winning

The Warriors have gone 10-0 for the first time in franchise history.

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Stephen Curry scored 46 points as the Golden State Warriors parlayed the perfect start to the season into the best in franchise history with a 129-116 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday.

Curry scored 21 of his game high total in the first quarter as Golden State improved to a franchise-best 10-0, surpassing the 1960-61 Warriors who opened at 9-0. That Warrior side was led by the legendary Wilt Chamberlain when the club was based in Philadelphia.

It also marked Curry’s third 40-point game of the young season, as the Warriors have picked up right where they left off last year when they won their first NBA championship in 40 years.

It didn’t take long for Curry to heat up Thursday as he had 25 points at halftime, and the Warriors looked like they were going to run away with the game early at the Target Center arena in Minneapolis.

Curry said they are trying to take it game by game and not think about repeating as champions.

“I don’t want to talk about chasing record seasons and all that,” he said. “That would be nice, but you can’t fast forward to April right now. We got to stay in the moment. When April comes around we hope to be best versions of ourselves and ready to go.”

He said the secret to the Warriors’ success is their ability to know what each other is doing on the floor.

“We don’t call many plays. It is just reads and the flow of the offense. We keep our turnovers down, stay aggressive and take open shots and knock them down,” he said.

And Curry hit his share, shooting 15-of-25 from the field, including eight-of-13 from beyond the arc for Golden State, the lone remaining unbeaten team in the NBA.

- © AFP, 2015

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