The Golden State Warriors cut the Atlanta Hawks‘ lead to two with just 29 seconds to go on Stpehen Curry’s five-footer. After forcing a Paul Millsap miss with three seconds left, the Warriors called timeout. Curry took the inbounds pass from Andre Iguodala and gave it back to Iguodala, who drilled a three-pointer at the buzzer to win it for the Warriors 101-100 Friday night.
The Warriors trailed by 15 points with just 6:44 to play, but used a 20-4 run, capped by a Curry bucket, to take a 96-95 lead with 2:12 to go. The Hawks answered with five straight points – Paul Millsap scored the next four points and Jeff Teague added a free throw to set up the last half-minute.
The Warriors were led by David Lee, who scored 23 points and pulled down eight rebounds. Curry had 22 points, nine assists and five rebounds and Klay Thompson had 21 points, six assists and five rebounds.
The hero, Iguodala, had just seven points on three-of-five shooting.
Pero Antic led the Hawks with 16 points and seven rebounds. Millsap added 12 points and 11 rebounds, Teague had 14 points and seven assists and Shelvin Mack scored 15 points off of the bench.
The Warriors, who have won eight games in a row, are 22-13 while the Hawks are 18-15.