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                          === Warriors down Pacers ===
 
 Oakland,  CA (Sports Network) - Klay Thompson poured in 22 points to lead five
 Warriors  in double  figures on  Saturday night,  as Golden  State downed  the
 Indiana Pacers, 103-92, at Oracle Arena.
 
 Stephen  Curry recorded a double-double with 20 points and 11 assists, Jarrett
 Jack  donated 18 points and Carl Landry netted 16 points for the Warriors, who
 have won three straight games.
 
 David Lee added 13 points and 12 boards in the victory.
 
 "We've played very well and we've had a couple great wins in a row," said Lee.
 "I feel like everyone is playing their role."
 
 David  West scored a  game-high 23 points to go with eight rebounds and George
 Hill  chipped  in 19 points  in the setback, Indiana's  second in its last six
 games.
 
 "He's  playing at an All-Star level right now. There's no other way to look at
 it.  He's carrying  the load and he's helping us tremendously on the defensive
 end," Pacers coach Frank Vogel said.
 
 After  a tightly  contested first  quarter found  the teams  locked at  20-20,
 Golden  State  used a 10-0 surge  early in the  second quarter to grab a 32-23
 lead on a Draymond Green tip-in with 8:35 left in the half.
 
 Indiana  battled back late  in the frame and held a one-point edge after a Roy
 Hibbert  fadeaway  with 1 1/2 minutes  left, but the Warriors scored the final
 eight points of the half to take a 51-44 lead into the locker room.
 
 Golden  State outscored  the Pacers  by three  in the  third, despite  Indiana
 shooting a stellar 71.4 percent from the field in the frame.
 
 The  Warriors never  trailed in  the third  and led  by as  many as  16 before
 carrying an 82-72 advantage into the fourth quarter.
 
 Indiana  pulled within six  early in the final frame, but the Pacers shot just
 1-of-7 from three-point range over the final 12 minutes.
 
                                   Game Notes
 
 Indiana  had won  three straight  in  the series  ... The  Warriors shot  94.7
 percent  (18-19) from  the free throw line ... Hibbert finished with 15 points
 and seven rebounds for the Pacers.
 
 12/02 03:40:54 ET

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