Curry's shot over Rockets center Clint Capela gave the Warriors a 58–55 lead heading into halftime. Golden State had been down 51–37 with six minutes remaining in the second quarter before staging a comeback.
Shaun Livingston led the Warriors with 16 first half points, while Curry added 13. Curry finished the game with 34 points as the Warriors took Game 1 from the Rockets, 110–106.
Game 2 of the series will be held on Thursday in Oakland.
- Molly Geary