Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry returned to the lineup to help the Golden State Warriors in a 125-94 rout of the New York Knicks on Saturday night.
Thompson and Curry missed Friday's loss in Denver along with center Andrew Bogut and Andre Iguodala. All four players were held out to rest and they looked fresh against New York.
The Splash Brothers combined to score 52 points, with Thompson leading the team with 27. Curry dished out 11 assists and Justin Holiday netted 13 points off the bench.
Golden State has won six of its last seven.
Andrea Bargnani paced New York with 18 points.
Golden State used a 6-0 run late in the first to grab a two-point lead, but Langston Galloway nailed a 3-pointer to cap the scoring in the quarter to send New York into the second with a surprising 27-26 lead.
The Warriors regained control with a 12-6 run in the early stages of the second.
Curry supplied three 3-pointers in the final 1:41 of the half as Golden State ended the second on a 13-4 run for a 73-52 advantage at the break.
The Warriors were not threatened over the final 24 minutes as they continued to pour it on and cruised to the finish.
Golden State led by as many as 40 in the second half.
Golden State has won 11 of the last 13 meetings as the host in this series ... The Warriors made 50 percent of their shots ... Golden State held a 28-11 lead on the fastbreak ... Tim Hardaway Jr. had 13 points off the bench for New York.