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             === Warriors win in OT, end lengthy skid vs. Spurs ===
 
 Oakland,  CA (Sports Network) - Jarrett Jack scored a season-high 30 points --
 17 of which came in the fourth quarter and overtime -- and added 10 assists as
 the  Golden State  Warriors held on for a thrilling, 107-101  victory over the
 San Antonio Spurs, snapping a 16-game skid in the series.
 
 David Lee had 25 points and a game-high 22 rebounds and Stephen Curry added 18
 points and six assists for the Warriors, who have won two straight following a
 six-game losing streak.
 
 "With  all  due respect  to what Jamal  Crawford has done  for the Los Angeles
 Clippers and with all due respect to what J.R. Smith has done for the New York
 Knicks  --  Jarrett Jack  has been the  best sixth man  all year long," Golden
 State  coach Mark Jackson  said. "He's carried us at times, been a great voice
 in  our  locker room, he's a  great competitor and he's been outstanding since
 day  one. When you  look at our record and where we are sitting, how you could
 ignore  what  he has  done for  us off the  bench with  closing ball games and
 having a calming effect."
 
 Although  the Warriors were trying to turn some heads around the league with a
 victory over one of the NBA's best, it was their new style uniforms that first
 took  the stage  Friday night. The team sported yellow pinstripe jerseys which
 were  equipped with short sleeves and while they certainly drew some publicity
 about the future of NBA on-court attire, they might want to stick with the new
 threads for a little longer.
 
 Danny  Green  led six San Antonio  players in double-figures with 20 points as
 the Spurs lost for just the second time in their last 18 contests overall. Tim
 Duncan  scored 19 points and grabbed 13 rebounds and Tony Parker registered 18
 points and six rebounds in the defeat.
 
 Klay  Thompson  nailed a deep  corner jumper to tie  the contest at 98-98 with
 just  under  two minutes remaining  in extra  time. Jack, however, caught fire
 with  a fastbreak reverse  lay-in with 1 1/2 minutes remaining to put his team
 ahead  by  two.  After Green  missed  a  jumper  on  the ensuing  San  Antonio
 possession, Jack made an 18-foot jumper to extend the edge to four points with
 56.5 seconds remaining.
 
 Following  a San  Antonio timeout,  Green, though,  silenced the  crowd as  he
 nailed  a triple from  the top of the key just six seconds later, to bring the
 visitors within one.
 
 Just  when it  looked like  Parker was  set to  put the  visitors ahead  as he
 corralled  Duncan's blocked shot for his own fastbreak opportunity, his finger
 roll  slipped off the  back rim and Lee came down with the rebound. Curry then
 nailed  two  from the charity  stripe to make it  104-101, but the game wasn't
 over yet.
 
 Earlier  in regulation, Manu Ginobili and Duncan capitalized on a give-and-go,
 back  door  inbounds play which  sent the game to  OT. This time, however, the
 Warriors  were ready, and  when Duncan tried to hit Ginobili again on the same
 play,  his pass was tipped away, thus allowing Golden State to hang on for the
 victory.
 
 "Coach  I  thought said something really  profound the other day in the locker
 room,"  Jack said. "You know, when we were going through that six game stretch
 losing  streak,  he said  'you know, I  relish these moments  more than we are
 winning  four in  a row, five in a  row, seven in a row, because these are the
 times  when you find out who's really with you. When things aren't going great
 and you have to fight.'"
 
 As  the clock  winded down under 15  seconds in regulation, Curry drove to the
 hoop  following the left baseline to draw two defenders, before finding a wide
 open  Jack who nailed a triple from the left wing with 7.3 seconds to spare to
 put the Warriors ahead by two.
 
 San  Antonio  turned to  who else  but Ginobili as  the lefty  got the ball to
 Duncan  at  the top  of the key,  then cut  to the hoop  for a give-and-go and
 uncontested lay-in to tie it up with 4.5 seconds to play.
 
 The  Spurs went  into  the fourth  quarter  with a  68-67  lead. The  visitors
 followed  the guidance  of Ginobili, who began the final quarter with a three-
 point  play  and running jumper to  kick off a  12-0 surge which made it 80-67
 with 8:55 remaining.
 
 The  home team quickly  roared back with its own flurry, as Curry capped off a
 13-0  swing with  a step-back  jumper  and a  3-pointer  to tie  things up  at
 80-80 with just over six minutes to play.
 
 The  action  was tied  after one  quarter of play,  25-25. The second quarter,
 however, lacked offensive consistency as both teams made only five field goals
 each and the Spurs outscored the Warriors, 14-13.
 
 San Antonio took a 39-38 margin into the locker room.
 
 "I think we got a little bit stubborn at different periods of the game, didn't
 move the ball really well," San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich said. "They did a
 great job defensively. That's what allowed them to have the opportunity to win
 the basketball game. They did a really fine job in that regard."
 
 
                                   Game Notes
 
 Golden State was without center Andrew Bogut, who sat out with back spasms and
 is  out indefinitely  ...  The Spurs  now  have a  46-6  record versus  Golden
 State  with  Duncan in  the lineup  ... San Antonio  has won  nine of its last
 11 games away from home ... The  Warriors  won the fastbreak battle,  25-2 ...
 The  Spurs  shot  38.9  percent  (37-of-95) compared  to  the  Warriors'  41.5
 percent  (39-of-94) shooting  effort ...  There were  20 lead  changes and  17
 ties  ...  Both teams combined for  21 turnovers ... Ginobili finished with 18
 points.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 02/23 02:55:53 ET