OAKLAND -- His sprained right ankle was still a bit sore, and he'd already logged 36 minutes. But with the game in the balance, Warriors point guard Stephen Curry ramped up the defense. He pressured New Orleans point guard Greivis Vasquez up the court. He held his ground when isolated one-on-one against Hornets off guard Eric Gordon. Then, after mistakenly cheating into the paint, he desperately hauled to contest Vasquez's game-tying 3-point attempt.