By R.L. Bynum

With the Golden State Warriors playing host to the New York Knicks, you might guess that the best perimeter shooting effort in the game would come from Stephen Curry.

You’d be wrong.

Reggie Bullock made 4 of 5 3-point attempts, including three in the first five minutes when the Knicks went on an 18–8 run, as New York rolled to a 119–104 victory in San Francisco on Thursday night.

Curry was 5 of 14 from 3-point range and finished with 30 points but they weren’t enough to stop the Knicks, who have won three consecutive games after losing their previous five.

Bullock collected 12 points, two rebounds and one steal, scoring in double figures for three consecutive games for the first time since Feb. 2–9 during the 2018–19 season. He might have been even more productive but he picked up his third foul late in the second quarter, his fourth foul late in the third quarter and only played 17 minutes, his second-lowest total of the season.

For the fifth time in the last six games, Theo Pinson didn’t get into the game for the Knicks.

No other UNC alums played Thursday on a night with only three NBA games. All 12 Tar Heels in the NBA have games Friday night.

There are two chances to see Tar Heels during an ESPN doubleheader: Danny Green, Tony Bradley and the Philadelphia 76ers play host to the Boston Celtics at 7:30 p.m., then Cameron Johnson and the Phoenix Suns are at home against the Denver Nuggets at 10 p.m.

Tar Heels fans in the Chicago area and the Carolinas will be able to watch Coby White and the Chicago Bulls as they play at Charlotte at 7 p.m. on NBC Sports Chicago and Fox Sports South. It’s Chicago’s first game since winning at Houston on Monday.

How Tar Heels did Thursday, what’s ahead

Cole Anthony, Orlando Magic guard
No game
Season statistics — 15 games, 10.3 points, 4.5 rebounds, 3.3 assists, 33.7FG%, 26.9%3P, 88.2FT
Up next — Friday at Indiana, 7 p.m.; Sunday vs. Charlotte, 6 p.m., FSS
Harrison Barnes, Sacramento Kings guard
No game
Season statistics — 15 games, 15.6 points, 6.3 rebounds, 3.1 assists, 48.5FG%, 39.6%3P, 81.5FT%
Up next — Friday vs. New York, 10 p.m.; Wednesday at Orlando, 7 p.m.
Tony Bradley, Philadelphia Sixers center/forward
No game
Season statistics — 5 games, 4.6 points, 6.6 rebounds, 0.6 of an assist, 47.8 FG%, 0–0 3FG, 1–3 FT
Up next —
Friday vs. Boston, 7:30 p.m., ESPN; Saturday at Detroit, 7 p.m.
Reggie Bullock, New York Knicks guard/forward
119–104 win at Golden State
— Started; 12 points, 4–8 FG, 4–5 3FG, 0–0 FT, 2 rebounds, 1 steal, +8, 8.0 game score
Season statistics — 14 games, 8.9 points, 4.2 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 39.5FG%, 35.3%3P, 70.0FT%
Up next — Friday at Sacramento, 10 p.m.; Sunday at Portland, 8 p.m.
Ed Davis, Minnesota Timberwolves center/forward
No game
Season statistics — 10 games, 2.5 points, 5.4 rebounds, 0.9 of an assist, 40.0FG%, 0–0 3FG, 83.3FT%
Up next — Friday vs. Atlanta, 8 p.m.; Saturday vs. Minnesota, 8 p.m.
Wayne Ellington, Detroit Pistons guard
No game
Season statistics — 9 games, 10.7 points, 1.8 rebounds, 0.9 of an assist, 49.3FG%, 46.2 3P%, 75.0FTG%
Up next — Friday vs. Houston, 7 p.m.; Saturday vs. Philadelphia, 8 p.m.
Danny Green, Philadelphia 76ers guard
No game
Season statistics — 15 games, 9.7 points, 3.8 rebounds, 2.7 assists, 38.2FG%, 38.0%3P 72.7FT%
Up next —
Friday vs. Boston, 7:30 p.m., ESPN; Saturday at Detroit, 7 p.m.
Justin Jackson, Oklahoma City Thunder forward
No game
Season statistics — 5 games, 5.8 points, 2.2 rebounds, 0.6 of an assist, 45.5FG%, 21.4%3P, 75.0FT%
Up next — Friday at Los Angeles Clippers, 10 p.m.; Sunday at Los Angeles Clippers, 4 p.m.
Cameron Johnson, Phoenix Suns wing
No game
Season statistics —
13 games, 11.8 points, 3.2 rebounds, 1.7 assists, 45.8FG%, 37.6%3P, 85.7FT%
Up next — Friday vs. Denver, 10 p.m., ESPN; Saturday vs. Denver, 9 p.m.
Nassir Little, Portland Blazers forward/guard
No game
Season statistics — 4 games, 1.5 points, 1.8 rebound, 0 assists, 2–5 FG, 1–2 3FG, 1–2 FT
Up next — Friday vs. Memphis, 10 p.m.; Sunday vs. New York, 9 p.m.
Theo Pinson, New York Knicks guard/forward
119–104 win at Golden State
— Didn’t play
Season statistics — 6 games, 0 points, 0–5 FG, 0–5 3FG, 1 rebound
Up next — Friday at Sacramento, 10 p.m.; Sunday at Portland, 8 p.m.
Coby White, Chicago Bulls point guard
No game
Season statistics —
14 games, 15.9 points, 5.2 rebounds, 5.9 assists, 40.3FG%, 35.1%3P, 84.4 FT
Up next — Friday at Charlotte, 7 p.m., FSS; Saturday vs. Los Angeles Lakers, 8 p.m.

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