Golden State beat the Denver Nuggets 116-107 on Monday night, Stephen Curry scored 53 points to pass Wilt Chamberlain for the most in Warriors franchise history.
Draymond Green scored 18 points, seven assists, and seven rebounds, Andrew Wiggins scored 17 points and Kent Bazemore added 14 for the Warriors.
Nikola Joki led the Nuggets with 27 points, 12 rebounds, and eight assists and Michael Porter Jr. added 24 points and nine rebounds.
In the first quarter, Curry added 21 points, giving him 17,786 in his career that passed Chamberlain’s 17,783 with the franchise, a record he’d held since 1964. Curry shot 14 of 24 from the field, making 10 of 18 3-pointers.
Into halftime, Denver took a 61-56 lead, but Golden State took over in the third quarter, outscoring the Nuggets 43-22 for a 99-83 lead.