INDIANAPOLIS — The Golden State Warriors followed the script perfectly for three quarters Tuesday night.
Then things got a bit more interesting.
The defending NBA champions improved to 23-0, with Klay Thompson scoring a season-high 39 points and Stephen Curry adding 29 points, seven rebounds and 10 assists in a 131-123 victory over the Indiana Pacers.
Thompson scored 29 points in the first half, during which the Warriors went on a 22-0 run. Golden State led by 28 in the fourth quarter before the Pacers closed within six in the final 25 seconds.