WAR­RIORS RAISE RECORD TO 43-4

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philadel­phia » The War­riors led 73-54 at half­time Satur­day, but they had to hold off the 76ers for a 108-105 vic­tory that im­proved their record to 43-4.

The 76ers (7-41) outscored the de­fend­ing NBA cham­pi­ons 33-17 in the fourth quar­ter.

Har­ri­son Barnes hit a 3-poin­ter with 0.4 sec­onds re­main­ing to give Golden State a vic­tory in the opener of a three-game trip. Klay Thomp­son fin­ished with 32 points and Stephen Curry scored 23 for the War­riors, whose big­gest lead was 24 points in the se­cond half. Philadel­phia tied the score at 105 with a 15-2 run be­fore Barnes made the War­riors’ win­ning shot.

Golden State all-star Dray­mond Green, wh0 leads the NBA in triple-dou­bles this sea­son with eight, fin­ished with 13 re­bounds, 10 points and nine as­sists. Isa­iah Canaan and Ish Smith led Philadel­phia with 18 points apiece.

The War­riors com­mit­ted 23 turnovers, in­clud­ing seven apiece by Green and Curry.

“If the gods de­liv­ered what should have hap­pened, we prob­a­bly should have lost be­cause that’s what hap­pens when you mess around with the game and the ball,” said War­riors coach Steve Kerr.

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