LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 30 points, Paul George had 24 and the Los Angeles Clippers overcame Stephen Curry’s 50-point night to beat the Golden State Warriors 134-126 on Wednesday night.
The Clippers have won four straight to move into fifth place in the Western Conference.
The defending NBA champion Warriors are a game back as the teams split the four-game season series.
Leonard was 10-of-19 from the field for his fourth 30-point effort in the last eight games. He also had eight rebounds and five assists.
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Curry tied a season high in points with the 12th 50-point game of his career. He was 20-of-28 from the field and had eight 3-pointers. The Warriors have lost nine straight road games.