September 1, 2014
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Paul George scored 23 points, Roy Hibbert had 14 points and 13 rebounds and the NBA-leading Indiana Pacers built a big lead before holding off the Golden State Warriors 102-94 on Monday night for their fifth straight win.
The Pacers (33-7) went ahead by 20 in third quarter, watched the Warriors whittle the lead to two and then regrouped in the closing minutes to open a five-game West Coast trip with a victory.
David West added 17 points and Lance Stephenson finished with 14 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists to help the Pacers pull away for good.
Stephen Curry had 24 points and nine assists, and David Lee had 20 points and 12 rebounds for the Warriors, who have lost four of six since their 10-game winning streak.