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NBA: Stephen Curry scores 51 points, misses three-point record by one

NBA: Stephen Curry scores 51 points, misses three-point record by one

Stephen Curry scored 36 of his 51 points in the first half to offset a monster offensive game from John Wall, and the Golden State Warriors pulled away to beat the Washington Wizards, 134-121, Wednesday night in Washington for their eighth straight victory.

Curry made 13 of his first 14 shots and finished 19 for 28 from the field and 11 for 26 from three-point territory. His 11 three-pointers tied a career high and were one short of the NBA record, held by Kobe Bryant and Donyell Marshall.

The defending champion Warriors (45-4) continued on their run by tying the 1966-67 Philadelphia 76ers for the best 49-game start in NBA history.

Wall led the Wizards with a season-best...

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