Curry is once again the king of the triples to overcome the Nuggets

Base Stephen Curry scored four triples and added 14 points in 15 minutes of the first half and the Golden State Warriors beat the Denver Nuggets 118-116 in an NBA preseason exhibition game.

The Warriors (2-0) as a team finished the game with 21 triples scored.

Curry hit a triple that started a 13-0 streak in the last 2 minutes of the second quarter that culminated when the Warriors’ star point guard faked a shot and where his marker, Denver point guard PJ Dozier flew by, made a dribbled and hit another three.

Guard Jordan Poole led the Warriors with 17 points, his new acquisition of forward Otto Porter Jr. reached 15 points and Serbian center Nemanja Bieliczja added 13.

Mexican forward Juan Toscano-Anderson played 19 minutes as a reserve for the Warriors and showed prominence in the interior and transition game by getting three points, four rebounds and five assists.

Toscano-Anderson made 1 of 3 field goals, which were all 3-point attempts, and did not go to the person line, his four rebounds were defensive, he lost three balls and committed two personal fouls.

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While for the Nugget (0-2), Serbian center Nikola Jokic made his debut and immediately claimed his status as team leader by contributing a double of 17 points, including 3 of 4 triples, 10 rebounds and two blocks, all achieved in The first half.

Power forward Aaron Gordon scored 16 points and point guard Nah’Shon Hyland, the 26th pick in the last college draft, had 11 points, six assists, two steals and no turnovers.

Another point guard, the Argentine Facundo Campazzo also came off the bench and played 22 minutes in which he contributed six points after being perfect 2-2, including a triple, and 1-1 from the personnel line.

The former Real Madrid player captured a defensive rebound, gave an assist, recovered two balls, lost another two and committed two personal fouls.

His teammate, power forward Michael Porter Jr. (knee) did not play for the Nuggets.