NBA: Warriors Curry, Thompson turn on the power to cool off the Heat

Stephen Curry (right) of the Golden State Warriors drives past Goran Dragic of the Miami Heat at the American Airlines Arena on Feb 24.
Stephen Curry (right) of the Golden State Warriors drives past Goran Dragic of the Miami Heat at the American Airlines Arena on Feb 24. PHOTO: AFP

MIAMI (REUTERS) - Point guard Stephen Curry scored 42 points and shooting guard Klay Thompson added 33 points as the Golden State Warriors rallied to defeat the Miami Heat 118-112 in a National Basketball Association game at AmericanAirlines Arena on Wednesday.

Thompson had a streak of 15 straight Warriors points in the fourth quarter. Curry added seven assists and seven rebounds.

The Warriors, the quickest team to 50 wins in NBA history, also got 10 points and 11 rebounds from forward Draymond Green.

Golden State are 14-1 in their past 15 games.

Miami were led by guard Dwyane Wade's 32 points, his second 30-plus game this season. The Heat also got 21 points and 13 rebounds from centre Hassan Whiteside and a career-high 15 points from guard Josh Richardson.

The Heat had their three-game win streak snapped.