Durant returns to court after missing a game, leads Warriors


CALIFORNIA – After missing a game due to a leg injury, Kevin Durant returned to the court push the Golden State Warriors to a 135-114 victory over Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday.

Durant finished with 29 points, leading the Warriors to their sixth straight win.

Draymond Green scored 10 points, 10 rebounds, seven assists, five blocks and two steals. Stephen Curry added 22 points and nine assists to surpass the 4,000-assist mark for his career and Klay Thompson scored 23 as the Warriors pulled away in the second half.

Curry, sporting new cornrows in his hair, briefly went to the locker room early in the second but returned.

JJ Redick scored 17 points to lead the Sixers.

The Warriors have won by 17 or more points in each game of this winning streak, averaging 122.8 points.

76ers: At the Clippers on Monday.
Warriors: Host Orlando on Monday night seeking a ninth straight victory vs. Magic and fifth consecutive at home.


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