Curry Scores 40 In Warriors First Preseason Win

SHANGHAI, China (CBS SF) — Stephen Curry brought fans to their feet in China with a performance ripped right out of his MVP highlight reel.

Curry scored 40 points to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 142-110 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday in Shanghai for a split of their two-game series in China.

It was the Warriors’ first win of the preseason and came like so many of their victories of the last three years, filled with Curry’s incredible shot-making and playmaking .

The 2015 and 2016 NBA MVP was 13 for 20 from the field, including 6 of 9 from 3-point range, and added eight assists.

Klay Thompson added 28 points and Kevin Durant chipped in 22.

The Warriors will now return home to the Bay Area for their fourth and final preseason game on Friday against the Sacramento Kings.

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