Stephen Curry is well aware that Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey has crafted his team specifically to try and beat the Golden State Warriors.
"As much as he talks about it, yeah it's hard not to," Curry said. "It's pretty ... clear."
But on Thursday night with the Rockets missing the most important piece on their team in James Harden, Chris Paul and his supporting cast were not enough to overcome the defending champions.
Curry scored 29 points, Klay Thompson had 28 and the Warriors pulled away late in the fourth quarter for a 124-114 victory.
Draymond Green added a triple-double with 17 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists to...