SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Stephen Curry led the Golden State Warriors with a season-high 50 points in their 127-113 win against the Atlanta Hawks Monday night at Chase Center — adding 10 assists for his fourth double-double of the season.
Curry posted a season-high nine 3-pointers and now ranks second in the NBA with 27.6 points per game. He also recorded his tenth game with at least 50 points.
Monday was the two-time MVP’s first career game with 50 points and 10 assists.
With the Warriors currently at an NBA-best 9-1 record, Curry is in the early-season discussion for league MVP honors.
Golden State hosts the Minnesota Timberwolves (3-6) Wednesday night, looking to extend its winning streak to six.
Minnesota is on a four-game losing streak.
Curry ranks second all-time in career 3-points with 2,884, trailing Ray Allen (2,973) by 89 makes.