The Golden State Warriors registerd a 116-94 win over the Portland Trail Blazers in game one of the NBA Western Conference finals on Tuesday night in Oakland.
The Blazers, whose side included Curry’s younger brother Seth, made just seven of 28 three-point attempts.
Stephen Curry scored 36 points, including nine three-pointers, for the defending NBA champions, who are playing their fifth straight Western Conference final.
Klay Thompson also hit 26 points for the Warriors, who won a second consecutive game without star forward Kevin Durant, ruled out because of a calf injury.
Game 2 is Thursday at 6 p.m. in Oakland. The series heads to Portland for Game 3 on Saturday.