NBA: Curry comes alive to score 35, Warriors rout Rockets by 41

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry celebrates after scoring against the Houston Rockets during the second half of Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif. on Sunday. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry got his groove back to score 35 points with five 3-pointers, shooting over James Harden and driving past the Houston star as the Golden State Warriors made a second-half statement to beat the Rockets 126-85 on Sunday night for a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference finals.