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Curry's record-setting night lifts Warriors to 53rd win

AP Photo/Rick Scuteri

Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors had plenty of reasons to celebrate on Saturday.

Curry had 12 3-pointers during a record-setting night as the Warriors clinched a playoff spot with a 121-118 overtime win on the road over the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Stephen Curry tied, broke, set or extended four different records during his 46-point performance.

Curry tied the NBA record for most 3-point field goals in a game at 12 and became the first player in league history with 10 3-point field goals in back-to-back games. Curry extended his streak for most consecutive games with a 3-pointer (129) and broke his own record for most 3-point field goals in a single season (now at 288).

After Curry rolled his ankle at 10:29 in the third quarter, he missed five minutes. After he re-entered the game, Curry scored 31 of his 46 points.

At 2:53 in the fourth quarter, Curry hit a 3-pointer to cut the Warriors’ deficit to four points, putting the game in clutch time the rest of the way. Curry got help from his Splash Brothers partner, Klay Thompson, who combined to outscore the Thunder for the rest of the game.

Curry and Thompson combined for 78 points, their highest combined total for the season.

Durant shines again in loss to Warriors

In the first matchup against the Warriors this season, Kevin Durant scored 40 points on 12-of-25 shooting. He finished with 37 points on 13-of-26 shooting before fouling out in overtime on Saturday.

The Thunder were not the same defensively with Durant off the court. The Warriors outscored the Thunder by 18 points with Durant on the bench.

The Warriors shot 4-of-11 with Durant as a primary defender. Durant contested all 11 shots he faced as a primary defender.

Green does it all

Draymond Green became the first player with 14 rebounds, 14 assists, six steals and four blocks in a game since steals and blocks were first recorded in 1973-74, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.

Despite failing to make a field goal, Green made his presence felt elsewhere. The Warriors shot 14-of-18 off of Green's passes for 34 points, the second-most points created by Green this season.

The Thunders' shooters were 9-of-21 when Green was their primary defender, including Durant, who was 1-of-5 while facing Green.

With Green as the lone big, the Warriors shot 7-of-10 from beyond the arc. In all other lineups, the Warriors shot 7-of-22 on such shots.