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The Warriors survived the Kings

Photo: Richmond Times-Dispatch

The Golden State Warriors (20-10) edged the Sacramento Kings (15-13) on the road (130:125).

The Warriors scored 103 points through three quarters, but struggled in the first part of the fourth one. With the final 3 minutes left, the Kings had the lead by 10 points (123:113), but defending champions outscored their opponents with a 17-2 run and never looked back.

Stephen Curry led the Warriors with 35 points, while shooting 11-of-23 from the floor, including 5-of-14 from three. In addition, he grabbed 7 boards and handed out 6 assists. Kevin Durant posted 33 points (on 9/20 shooting), 8 rebounds and 8 assists, Klay Thompson added 27 points (on 10/27 shooting) with 9 boards.

On the other hand, Buddy Hield was the leading player of the Kings with 27 points (5 3-pointers) and 4 boards, De’Aaron Fox poured 25 points and 9 assists, Willie Cauley-Stein managed 22 points with 11 rebounds.

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