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                  === Barnes helps Warriors slip by Hawks ===
 
 Oakland,  CA (Sports  Network) -  Harrison  Barnes recorded  his first  career
 double-double  with 19  points  and  13 rebounds,  sparking  the Golden  State
 Warriors to a 92-88 victory over the Atlanta Hawks at Oracle Arena.
 
 David  Lee scored 18  points with 10 boards and five assists for the Warriors,
 who overcame 23 turnovers by outscoring the Hawks, 46-20, in the paint.
 
 "We  have  to work on  taking care of  the basketball, but  I thought we did a
 great job of attacking the paint," Warriors head coach Mark Jackson said.
 
 Stephen  Curry totaled 12 points and seven assists to help Golden State snap a
 two-game slide.
 
 Lou  Williams  scored nine of his  18 points in  the final 1:13, but it wasn't
 enough  as Atlanta lost for the third time in four games. Josh Smith posted 16
 points and 10 boards, while Ivan Johnson added 15 points in the loss.
 
 Atlanta,  without the  services of Al Horford (stomach illness), was beaten on
 the glass, 44-29.
 
 "When  you  have guys go down  that bring that  much to the table it's tough,"
 said  Williams. "All the other guys stepped up and we had a chance to win, but
 this  was  just one of those  games that came down  to two or three plays that
 went the other way."
 
 There  were five  lead changes in the  first quarter and none after -- despite
 Williams' best efforts in the final minute.
 
 Klay  Thompson's  strong take on  the left side yielded  an 86-77 lead for the
 hosts with under two minutes to play, but Smith threw down a dunk and Williams
 drained a 3-pointer to make it a four-point game.
 
 At  the  other end,  Curry lost  the ball  off his  foot before recovering and
 executing a perfect give-and-go with Lee with 55.5 seconds to go. Williams hit
 another  triple  to pull within 88-85,  and Barnes was fouled after grabbing a
 rebound off a Curry miss.
 
 The  rookie hit both at the foul line before Williams again was true from long
 range.  Still,  the Warriors prevailed  thanks to Jarrett Jack's two clinching
 free throws with 10.7 seconds on the clock.
 
 The  Warriors scored  five of the final  six points in the opening frame for a
 22-21  edge, then netted  32 points in the second quarter to go into the break
 with a 54-46 cushion.
 
 Kyle Korver netted all 14 of his points in the first half and like the rest of
 the  Hawks was limited  in the third quarter. Atlanta made just one field goal
 in  the  final 4:50, and  Richard Jefferson banked in  a runner in the closing
 seconds to give Golden State a 71-60 advantage.
 
 An 11-2 run fueled by six straight points by Johnson got the Hawks back in it.
 A Johnson slam had the deficit at 81-77 with under five minutes remaining, but
 Atlanta missed its next five shots and two free throws.
 
                                   Game Notes
 
 Don  Nelson,  who coached the  Warriors from  1988-96 and 2006-10, was honored
 before  the  game  and  at  halftime for  being  inducted  into  the  Naismith
 Basketball  Hall of Fame this past September ... Barnes totaled 17 rebounds in
 his  first seven games  ... Jefferson and Carl Landry each netted 10 points in
 the  win ...  Atlanta's Zaza Pachulia suffered a laceration over his right eye
 in the first quarter and received five stitches before returning.
 
 
 11/15 02:30:37 ET

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