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Weary, hurting Chris Paul can't keep up with Stephen Curry in loss

Weary, hurting Chris Paul can't keep up with Stephen Curry in loss

OAKLAND—He limped toward the locker room at halftime with a bulky wrap around his left hamstring, his left thumb also having bothered him enough to require several minutes of treatment as he sat on the bench. Chris Paul was tired, and he was hurting. Making everything all the more painful for the Clippers point guard Thursday night at Oracle Arena, his Golden State Warriors counterpart was converting. Stephen Curry opened the game with a flourish, his shot-making helping the Warriors shrug off an early nine-point deficit and look as if they might extend their first-round playoff series one more game. Curry eventually cooled, but Paul couldn’t keep from overheating even as...

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