David Lee Posts Triple-Double, Steph Curry Goes Crazy from Range

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David Lee Posts Triple-Double, Steph Curry Goes Crazy from Range
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How many players get overshadowed in a 23-point, 11-rebound, 11-assist game?

Not too many.

But that's what may have happened to Golden State Warriors (18-9) power forward David Lee during the team's 115-100 win over the Charlotte Bobcats (7-19).

The triple-double wasn't uncharted territory for Lee:

 

 

But it's still a rare accomplishment, and one that would normally generate a clear nod as the player of the game. 

Tonight, though, those honors had to be shared with point guard Stephen Curry.

He finished the game with 27 points (on 9-of-17 shooting), eight assists and just two turnovers in 35-plus minutes.

His performance from the perimeter was unlike anything he'd done in his three-plus-year career. And it all unfolded in front of his father, Bobcats color commentator (and former NBA marskman) Dell Curry:

 

 

After a disheartening 131-127 loss to the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night, the Warriors needed this win.

With the Los Angeles Lakers coming to the Bay Area on Saturday night, Golden State's celebration has to be short-lived. Even if their performance couldn't have been any better:

 

 

Gerald Henderson led the Bobcats with 23 points, while Bismack Biyombo added 14 rebounds and 12 points.

After opening the season at 7-5, Charlotte has now lost 14 straight games.

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