Stephen Curry wasn't trying to be a hero. He just wanted the win.
Curry scored 34 points — including a 3-pointer with just about a minute left that all but sealed the victory — and the Golden State Warriors overcame a slow start to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 119-113 and take a 3-0 lead in their first-round playoff series.
Playing without both Kevin Durant and coach Steve Kerr, the Warriors came back Saturday night from a first-half 17-point deficit. Golden State can clinch the series with a win Monday night in Game 4 at the Moda Center.
"It's not necessarily 'hero ball,' it's being aggressive in those spots that you have," Curry said. "You might...