Chicago -- — The Golden State Warriors used a significant second-half comeback to defeat the Chicago Bulls 140-131 on Friday night. Stephen Curry scored 15 of his 27 points and Klay Thompson scored 30 points in the fourth quarter.
Curry and Thompson got off to a slow start, missing ten of their first eleven field goals combined. However, Thompson's five 3-pointers and 17-point performance at the half helped the Warriors take a 16-point lead into the fourth quarter.
Curry remarked, "It's good to win a game like that where I know that personally I can shoot the ball better, but we won a game together." "We aim to hold ourselves to a standard that we have set.
The Warriors overcame a 13-point deficit at halftime in just over five minutes thanks to Curry's 8 of 24 shooting performance and nine assists.
After losing their previous two games at home, Golden State's Andrew Wiggins finished with 17 points and eight assists. 24 points were scored by Jonathan Kuminga off the bench.
"We felt that we had to win this game, especially considering the upcoming road trip," Thompson remarked. “When we have the right spirit, things work out for us.”
Despite shooting 58.1% from the field, DeMar DeRozan led the Bulls with 39 points. Nevertheless, the Bulls lost. The Bulls are the only team that gives up the ball less frequently than the Warriors do on average,
but the Warriors prevailed 12-3. Zach LaVine led the Bulls to their first loss since his injury return, tallying 25 points, eight rebounds, and seven assists.