Stephen Curry scored 40 points, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Miami Heat 114-97 on Tuesday night for their sixth consecutive victory.
The Miami Heat will face a tough test when they hit the American Airlines Arena court on Tuesday.
The 0-4 Miami Heat are hitting the road to take on the 4-0 Golden State Warriors on Friday night.
Klay Thompson scored 20 points and James Harden had 12 of his 14 in the third quarter after a scoreless first half, helping the U.S. turn a close game into a 119-76 rout of Slovenia on Tuesday in the quarterfinals of the Basketball World Cup.
They have a gold medal to chase and a golden U.S. basketball legacy to protect, so the Americans knew they had to bring their best to Barcelona.
The bags were already packed and the Americans had already checked out of their rooms.
Anthony Davis scored 21 points, Kenneth Faried had 15 and the U.S. remained unbeaten at the Basketball World Cup by beating winless New Zealand 98-71 on Tuesday.
As the U.S. lead got bigger and the crowd quieter, Finland’s players were forced to have a most uncomfortable conversation.
The Golden State Warriors seemed to have everything going its way when a three-point play gave them a 110-108 with just seconds to go in the game. Then, the Warriors and the crowd in Oakland witnessed the greatness that is LeBron James.
LeBron James says no one can guard Kevin Durant without help.