NBA Golden State Warriors pair Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson ground Houston Rockets

The Golden State Warriors returned to winning ways on the same day the Atlanta Hawks extended their winning streak.

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Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson combined for 54 points as the Golden State Warriors rolled the Houston Rockets 131-106 in the NBA on Saturday.

Curry, who also dished off 10 assists, and team-mate Thompson posted 27 points apiece to help the Warriors bounce back from their 127-115 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder a day prior.

The Warriors held a five-point lead at half-time and used a 38-point third quarter to inspire the road win at Toyota Center in Houston.

Golden State claimed an NBA-best 24th double-digit victory of the season as they improved to a 32-6 win-loss record.

The Rockets (28-13) were led by big man Dwight Howard and his double-double, which consisted of 23 points and 10 rebounds.

Star guard James Harden was limited to just 12 points, well below his average of 27 points per game this season.

The Hawks showed no signs of letting up after they disposed of the Chicago Bulls 107-99 for their 12th consecutive win.

Led by Kyle Korver's game-high 24 points, the Hawks (33-8) made it 26 victories from 28 games after a 7-6 start to the season.

Korver was seven-of-10 from the field, while he made a season-best seven three-pointers on the road at United Center.

Al Horford scored 22 points and nine rebounds, while Jeff Teague (17, 11 assists) and Paul Millsap (16) also had double-digit points.

Chicago pair Derrick Rose (23 points, 10 assists) and Pau Gasol (22 points, 15 rebounds) both produced double-double numbers.

The Bulls are 27-15 after crashing to their fifth defeat in seven outings.

A total of 80 points from LaMarcus Aldridge, Wesley Matthews and Damian Lillard was not enough to prevent the Portland Trail Blazers from losing 102-98 at the Memphis Grizzlies.

Aldridge registered a game-high 32 points, while Matthews and Lillard had 25 and 23 points respectively in Memphis.

But an even contribution from Zach Randolph (20 points, 15 rebounds), Courtney Lee (17 points), Beno Udrih (17 points), Jeff Green (17 points) and Marc Gasol (15 points) saw the Grizzlies extend the Trail Blazers' losing streak to three games.

The Washington Wizards and Detroit Pistons were among the winners on Saturday.

Nene's 20 points lifted the Wizards past the Brooklyn Nets 99-90, while Pistons accounted for the Philadelphia 76ers 107-89.

The Charlotte Hornets were 80-71 overtime winners against the Indiana Pacers, the Denver Nuggets lost 113-105 to the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Sacramento Kings 117-108.

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