Warriors extend win streak to 11

OAKLAND—Golden State stretched its winning streak to 11 games by beating New Orleans 112-85 on Friday, matching the longest run of wins in franchise history.

The Warriors’ 1971-72 team also won 11 straight.

Stephen Curry had 19 points and a season-high 11 assists while Klay Thompson scored 23 points for Golden State, which has an NBA-best record of 16-2.

Golden State got off a slow start before pulling away with a 20-4 run in the second quarter for their eighth consecutive win over the Pelicans.

Anthony Davis had his 12th double-double for New Orleans with 30 points and 15 rebounds.

Portland’s form is almost as impressive as the Warriors, with the Trail Blazers making it 12 wins from 13 games by beating Indiana 88-82.

LaMarcus Aldridge had 18 points and 13 rebounds for this fourth straight double-double while Damian Lillard led all scorers with 23 points for the Blazers.

Rodney Stuckey had 16 points for the Pacers, who have lost three straight to open a four-game road trip.

The Pacers tied the score early in the fourth quarter and were still within three points in the final minute but could get no closer.

In the day’s other game, Cleveland won 90-87 at struggling New York.


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