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Lee, Warriors hold off Hawks' rally, 85-82

Updated: 01 March 2012 13:53 IST

David Lee scored 22 points, including the go-ahead basket with 30 seconds remaining, and the Golden State Warriors answered a late comeback by Atlanta to beat the Hawks 85-82 on Wednesday.

Lee, Warriors hold off Hawks' rally, 85-82

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David Lee scored 22 points, including the go-ahead basket with 30 seconds remaining, and the Golden State Warriors answered a late comeback by Atlanta to beat the Hawks 85-82 on Wednesday.

The Warriors kept the lead until Zaza Pachula scored on a follow-up shot after a miss by Teague with 52 seconds remaining for a 78-78 tie.

Lee drove past Pachulia to score with 30 seconds remaining to give the lead back to Golden State.

Donta Ellis had 24 points and eight assists, while Lee had 12 rebounds for a double-double.

Joe Johnson, returning from a knee injury, led Atlanta with 18 points. The Hawks were held to a season-low 34.1 percent shooting from the field. Pachulia had 13 points and 16 rebounds for Atlanta.



Topics : NBA Atlanta Hawks Joe Johnson
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