Green: 'Teams are terrified' of Curry's scoring ability
"Anytime you step on the floor with Steph Curry, there's an advantage there," Green said following Monday's 123-108 win over the Pelicans, according to ESPN's Nick Friedell. "So, teams are terrified of him - and everywhere he runs on the floor, with or without the ball, teams are terrified. That type of gravity, he pulls a lot of weight."
Against New Orleans, Curry dropped 41 points - tying his eighth-largest scoring total for the year - to go along with eight assists, four rebounds, and a steal in 35 minutes of action.
As a whole, the Warriors were plus-19 with the two-time MVP on the floor.
"I wouldn't want to see a team with Steph Curry on it," Green continued. "We all know what he's capable of. The guy can take over a game and make it hard for any team in the NBA on any given night."
Monday's win improved the Warriors' record to 33-32 (.508) this season, placing them eighth in the Western Conference standings.
If the postseason began today, Golden State would face the Portland Trail Blazers in the first play-in game to determine the West's seventh seed. Then, the loser of that contest would face the winner of the second play-in game between the Memphis Grizzlies and San Antonio Spurs for the conference's eighth and final playoff berth.
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