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76ers overcome slow start, roll past Warriors

Updated: 01 January 2012 16:40 IST

Andre Iguodala had 14 points, eight rebounds and seven assists, Lou Williams added 23 points off the bench and the Philadelphia 76ers overcame a sluggish start to beat the Golden State Warriors 107-79 on Saturday night.

76ers overcome slow start, roll past Warriors
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Oakland, California:

Andre Iguodala had 14 points, eight rebounds and seven assists, Lou Williams added 23 points off the bench and the Philadelphia 76ers overcame a sluggish start to beat the Golden State Warriors 107-79 on Saturday night.

One night after blowing a 13-point lead in a loss to Utah, Philadelphia fell behind by that same margin before outscoring the Warriors 69-41 over the second and third quarters.

Spencer Hawes had 14 points and 12 rebounds for the 76ers, who have one more stop left on their season-opening, five-game road trip - the longest trip to start a season in franchise history.

Stephen Curry, back in the line-up after a one-game absence due to a sprained ankle, scored 21 points for Golden State, which played without guard Monta Ellis.

Topics : NBA Spencer Hawes Andre Iguodala Detroit Pistons Philadelphia 76ers Stephen Curry
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