(AP) Stephen Curry had 37 points for his sixth 30-point game of the season, and Golden State beat New Orleans for its sixth straight win, 131-121.
Curry had seven 3-pointers and nine assists, Kevin Durant added 24 points and eight assists, and Draymond Green contributed 16 points, 15 rebounds and eight assists for his first double-double of the season. Green has 50 assists in the last five games for the Warriors, who finished with a season-high 39 assists.
Anthony Davis returned from a two-game absence with a sprained right elbow and had 17 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists for the Pelicans, who lost a five-game Western Conference semifinal to Golden State last postseason.
Jrue Holiday posted 28 points and nine assists and Nikola Mirotic added 26 points and 12 boards for the Pelicans, who lost their third straight since a 4-and-0 start.
Klay Thompson scored 18 points with one 3-pointer for the Warriors two days after setting an NBA record with 14 3s and scoring 52 in a blowout road win against the Bulls.
The Pelicans' west coast swing continues Thursday night against Portland.
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