Basket - NBA: Warriors cruise past Magic

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 29: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors celebrates his assist leading to a Klay Thompson #11 three pointer during a 127-123 win over the Los Angeles Lakers in overtime at Staples Center on November 29, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Harry How/Getty Images/AFPLOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 29: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors celebrates his assist leading to a Klay Thompson #11 three pointer during a 127-123 win over the Los Angeles Lakers in overtime at Staples Center on November 29, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Harry How/Getty Images/AFP (AFP Photo/Harry How)

- The NBA champion Golden State Warriors were firing on all cylinders Friday in a 133-112 victory over the Orlando Magic in Florida. The banged-up Warriors, with Stephen Curry nursing a painful bruised finger, Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson battling troublesome ankles and David West suffering from a sore left knee, nevertheless proved more than a match for the Magic. Thompson scored 27 points, while Durant connected on 10 of his 14 shots en route to 25 points before he was ejected for yelling at a referee after his final basket. Curry, again playing with his right ring finger bandaged, had 23 points and 10 assists as the Warriors seized control early and thwarted every Magic effort to rally. Draymond Green added 12 points, 10 assists and three steals and Jordan Bell came off the bench to score a career-high 16 points with four rebounds and three blocks.

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