Wednesday December 3rd, 2014

Warriors All-Star guard Stephen Curry hit a game-winning three-pointer to lift Golden State to a 98-97 home victory over Orlando on Tuesday night.

With the clock ticking down under 10 seconds, Curry pushed the ball up the court following a Magic miss, dribbling right at a backpedaling Tobias Harris. As he approached the three-point line, Curry faked to his right before stepping left and pulling up to drain a three-pointer over the top of the Magic forward. The shot swished home with 2.2 seconds remaining. 

Orlando was unable to get a shot off on its final possession when Draymond Green deflected the inbounds pass away to safety, sealing the dramatic one-point victory. 

Before the decisive sequence, both Curry and Klay Thompson had failed to make go-ahead three-pointers. In fact, Curry missed a pair of open looks with under a minute remaining that put Orlando in position to claim the upset victory when Harris hit a go-ahead basket with 36 seconds left.

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"I missed two in a row so I was due," Curry told CSN Bay Area during a walk-off interview. "This was a crazy game, one we probably shouldn't have won the way we were playing and the way they were executing on the offensive end. But we stuck with it." 

Curry finished with a team-high 22 points (on 8-for-17 shooting), five assists and four rebounds. Thompson added 20 points (on 8-for-16 shooting), six rebounds and five assists.

Victor Oladipo led the Magic with a game-high 27 points (on 10-for-14 shooting), four rebounds and four assists. Kyle O'Quinn added 21 points (on 9-for-16 shooting) and 11 rebounds in the loss.

Curry's heroics delivered Golden State's 10th straight victory and improved the Warriors to 15-2 on the season. Orlando dropped to 7-13. 

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