Stephen Curry Rips Thunder for 32 Points in Opening Night Eruption

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Stephen Curry Rips Thunder for 32 Points in Opening Night Eruption
Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) lays up a shot past Oklahoma City Thunder forward Jerami Grant, right, during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry received his championship ring, made a speech to the Oracle Arena fans and then reminded everyone why he is a two-time MVP by dropping 32 points, nine assists and eight rebounds on the Oklahoma City Thunder in a season-opening 108-100 victory Tuesday.

Curry was ruthlessly efficient in the process, connecting on 11-of-20 shots from the field and 5-of-9 from three-point range.

He needed just a sliver of space to hit momentum-swinging triples after he ran through ball screens and glided through defenders off the bounce. Curry also brought the clutch with an and-1 with less than two minutes remaining after the Thunder pulled within two points.

If the first game of the season was any indication, Curry looks ready to compete for another MVP trophy.

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