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NBA Game Summary - Golden State at New Orleans



(Tuesday, November 26th)

Final Score: Golden State 102, New Orleans 101

New Orleans, LA (SportsNetwork.com) - Eric Gordon's potential game-winning 3- point try rimmed out at the buzzer as the Golden State Warriors survived the New Orleans Pelicans, 102-101, at New Orleans Arena.

The outcome was fittingly decided in the closing seconds after neither team led by more than six points in the final frame.

All five Warriors starters scored in double figures to snap a three-game slide, led by Klay Thompson's 22-point, eight-assist effort. David Lee added 18 points and seven rebounds, Jermaine O'Neal chipped in with 18 and eight and Stephen Curry handed out a game-high nine assists to go with 16 points.

"These games are character builders for us because we're trying to do something special. And not every game is going to be easy for us," O'Neal said.

Ryan Anderson paced the Pelicans with team highs of 21 points and 12 boards, but the club dropped its second game in as many nights.

Jrue Holiday and Gordon netted 17 and 16 points, respectively, and the backcourt duo each had seven assists in the setback.

Holiday and Gordon were involved in the defining last play, with Holiday driving the lane and finding Gordon in the left corner for an open look. The ball looked to be halfway in the hoop before rolling around and out, and Thompson secured the rebound to seal the win.

"You can't get a more open look than that at the end of the game," Pelicans head coach Monty Williams said. "Eric made the shot the other night and tonight he missed it. It's a cruel game."

O'Neal was a game-time decision with a bruised right knee and a groin strain, but appeared perfectly healthy in crunch time.

The veteran forward broke a 93-93 tie with a turnaround jumper and answered a three-point play from Anthony Davis with another tough bucket inside for a 102-99 Warriors lead with 2:12 to play, which wound up being Golden State's final bucket.

Davis' powerful putback slam of a Tyreke Evans miss made it a one-point game again in the final minute, and Anderson forced O'Neal into a miss prior to the final possession.

New Orleans was held scoreless over the final 3 1/2 minutes of the opening quarter, and the Warriors' subsequent 11-0 run gave them a 28-18 cushion.

Both teams made at least half of their shots in a fast-paced second quarter. Golden State's lead reached as high as 15 and stood at 57-49 at the break.

The Pelicans held the high-scoring Warriors to 19 points in the third and took a 77-76 lead into the fourth.

Game Notes

The Warriors were without forward Andre Iguodala (hamstring) and center Andrew Bogut (suspension) ... Harrison Barnes started in place of Iguodala and netted 14 points ... Davis totaled 14 points and 11 rebounds ... The Warriors won all four meetings vs. New Orleans last season.

11/27 00:36:21 ET

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Standings

2013 - 2014 Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Toronto 48 34 .585 --- 26-15 22-19 32-20 L 1
x-Brooklyn 44 38 .537 4 28-13 16-25 26-26 L 2
New York 37 45 .451 11 19-22 18-23 26-26 W 4
Boston 25 57 .305 23 16-25 9-32 21-31 L 2
Philadelphia 19 63 .232 29 10-31 9-32 14-38 W 2
 
Central W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Indiana 56 26 .683 --- 35-6 21-20 38-14 W 2
x-Chicago 48 34 .585 8 27-14 21-20 35-17 L 1
Cleveland 33 49 .402 23 19-22 14-27 21-31 W 1
Detroit 29 53 .354 27 17-24 12-29 23-29 L 4
Milwaukee 15 67 .183 41 10-31 5-36 12-40 L 3
 
Southeast W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Miami 54 28 .659 --- 32-9 22-19 34-18 L 3
x-Washington 44 38 .537 10 22-19 22-19 33-19 W 4
x-Charlotte 43 39 .524 11 25-16 18-23 30-22 W 3
x-Atlanta 38 44 .463 16 24-17 14-27 28-24 W 1
Orlando 23 59 .280 31 19-22 4-37 17-35 L 4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
2013 - 2014 Western Conference Standings
 
Northwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Oklahoma City 59 23 .720 --- 34-7 25-16 36-16 W 1
x-Portland 54 28 .659 5 31-10 23-18 31-21 W 5
Minnesota 40 42 .488 19 24-17 16-25 23-29 L 3
Denver 36 46 .439 23 22-19 14-27 20-32 L 2
Utah 25 57 .305 34 16-25 9-32 13-39 W 1
 
Pacific W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-LA Clippers 57 25 .695 --- 34-7 23-18 36-16 L 1
x-Golden State 51 31 .622 6 27-14 24-17 31-21 W 2
Phoenix 48 34 .585 9 26-15 22-19 28-24 W 1
Sacramento 28 54 .341 29 17-24 11-30 15-37 L 1
LA Lakers 27 55 .329 30 14-27 13-28 15-37 W 2
 
Southwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-San Antonio 62 20 .756 --- 32-9 30-11 38-14 L 2
x-Houston 54 28 .659 8 33-8 21-20 31-21 L 1
x-Memphis 50 32 .610 12 27-14 23-18 29-23 W 5
x-Dallas 49 33 .598 13 26-15 23-18 29-23 L 1
New Orleans 34 48 .415 28 22-19 12-29 15-37 W 2
 
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y= clinched division title
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Scoreboard
Local
Final
NOR 6
DUR 3
 
Final
MIA 99
CHA 88
Final
CLE 6
TOR 4
Final
DET 2
ANA 1
Final
NYM 4
ATL 3
Final
MIA 3
SEA 2
Final
PIT 2
MIL 3
Final
WAS 3
STL 2
Final
TAM 1
NYY 5
Final
KAN 3
MIN 8
Final
CHC 2
CIN 8
Final
TEX 2
CWS 16
Final
OAK 4
HOU 1
Final
LOS 4
ARI 1
Final
COL 9
PHI 10
Final
SDP 3
SFG 4
6th
BOS 0
BAL 4
 
Final
SAN 90
DAL 85
Final
MIA 99
CHA 88
3rd
CHI 71
WAS 64
 
9:30pm Tonight
HOU
POR
Final
NYR 2
PHI 4
Final
BOS 4
DET 1
2nd
MON 1
TAM 1
 
10:00pm Tonight
SJS
LOS
Final
NOR 6
DUR 3