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  • Curry, Warriors win in OT

  • DALLAS — Stephen Curry had a big finish in the fourth quarter to help Golden State force overtime.
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  • DALLAS — Stephen Curry had a big finish in the fourth quarter to help Golden State force overtime.
    When Dallas made it tougher for Curry to score, the fourth-year guard became a willing passer in overtime.
    Curry scored 20 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter and overtime, and his assist on David Lee's go-ahead layup with 32.8 seconds left helped the Warriors beat the Mavericks 105-101 Monday night.
    With the score tied at 99, the Mavs' defense collapsed on Curry in the lane, but he quickly shuffled a pass to an open Lee for the go-ahead basket.
    That was the last of three assists Curry had in overtime.
    "It's really whatever the defense gives you," said Curry, who finished with nine assists. "When (Lee) is finishing that bucket at the end, we're celebrating. It doesn't matter who's finishing, as long as we get it done."
    Curry was only 4 of 12 shooting after three quarters and rolled his right ankle early in the fourth before he picked it up offensively, scoring 14 of Golden State's last 17 points in regulation. Curry added six points in overtime.
    "He certainly ran this team down the stretch the way that I envision him running it," Warriors coach Mark Jackson said.
    O.J. Mayo scored 27 points, including all 11 of the Mavericks' points in overtime. His eight-footer in the lane tied it at 99 with 41.2 seconds left.
    Dallas has lost five of seven since starting the season 4-1.
    Lee had 17 points and a season-high 19 rebounds, and rookie Harrison Barnes had 20 points and 12 rebounds for Golden State.
    Pacers 97, Wizards 89
    At Washington, there were boos early and at the end for the winless Washington, which dropped to a franchise-worst 0-9 with a loss to the Indiana.
    Indiana's David West scored 13 of his season-best 30 points in the fourth quarter, and Roy Hibbert broke out of a slump with 20 points and 12 rebounds.
    Nuggets 97, Grizzlies 92
    At Memphis, Tenn., Danilo Gallinari scored 26 points, including a 3-pointer with 13 seconds left, and Denver ended Memphis' win streak at eight games.
    JaVale McGee finished with 15 points and eight rebounds, and Kenneth Faried added 13 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to help Denver outrebound Memphis 47-33.
    The victory snapped a three-game skid for the Nuggets, who handed the Grizzlies their first loss since dropping their season opener against the Los Angeles Clippers.
    Clippers 92, Spurs 87
    At San Antonio, Chris Paul had 19 points and eight assists and Los Angeles beat San Antonio for the second time this season.
    Matt Barnes had 14 points and Blake Griffin 16 points and 12 rebounds for the Clippers.
    Tim Duncan had 20 points and 14 rebounds for the Spurs, who suffered their second home loss this season. Manu Ginobili added 15 points and Tony Parker 11.
    Bobcats 102, Bucks 98
    At Charlotte, N.C., Ramon Sessions scored nine of his 23 points in the fourth quarter, including two free throws with 4.2 seconds left to seal Charlotte's win over Milwaukee.
    The Bobcats trailed by 11 in the fourth but battled back, going 16 of 16 from the free throw line down the stretch. Sessions' two free throws after Monta Ellis missed a 3-point attempt sent the Bucks to their first road loss and lifted the surprising Bobcats (5-4) back above .500.
    Ellis scored 31 points for the Bucks.
    Jazz 102, Rockets 91
    At Salt Lake City, reserve Gordon Hayward scored 15 points and Al Jefferson had 14 points and 16 rebounds to help Utah beat Houston.
    Randy Foye hit four 3-pointers and scored 14 points for the Jazz, who led by as many as 23 in the first half after opening the second quarter with a 13-0 run. Utah led by 17 at halftime.
    Hawks 81, Magic 72
    At Atlanta, Al Horford scored 15 points and Lou Williams added 14 to lead Atlanta to a win over struggling Orlando.
    Zaza Pachulia pulled down 10 rebounds in a reserve role for the Hawks, who have won two straight and three of four.
    Glen Davis was the only player to score in double figures with 11 points for the Magic, who have lost two straight and seven of eight. Orlando seemed to have given itself a break by ending the first quarter with a rare lead. The Magic had trailed after the first 12 minutes in seven of their first nine games.
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