ATLANTA -- Andre Iguodala drained a three-pointer at the buzzer before a stunned crowd as the Warriors beat the Atlanta Hawks 101-100 on Friday night for their eighth straight win.
Iguodala's shot, his second game-winner of the season, completed a Warriors rally from 15 points down in the fourth quarter.
Playing on back-to-back nights after an energized win in Miami on Thursday, the Warriors (22-13) were stuck in a daze for most of the game. They trailed 91-76 with 6:48 to play and had missed 18 straight 3-pointers.
But at long last, Golden State came to life. The Warriors scored eight straight, then after the Hawks hit a couple free throws, Stephen Curry finally broke the 3-point drought with his first of the game. That made it a six-point deficit with 5:05 left.
Harrison Barnes hit a 3 with 2:42 to play to make it a one-point game, and moments later, Iguodala recorded a steal that led to a Curry layup for a 96-95 lead with 2:12 left.
But Atlanta answered with five straight to regain the lead. The Warriors got a defensive stop with 3.2 seconds to play trailing 100-98.
Golden State called a timeout, and Iguodala inbounded to Curry. He was draped and tossed back to Iguodala, who calmly knocked down the 3 to win it.
The Warriors actually started the game hot and hit seven of their first eight shots, with Klay Thompson doing most of the damage. He hit his first four, including three 3-pointers. Even after both teams hit a lull, Golden State had a seven-point lead.
But the Warriors iced up and made only three of their next 17 shots and finished the first quarter shooting 40 percent. They still held a 24-21 lead.
Golden State stuck with its reserve lineup for the first 3--1/2 minutes of the second quarter and fell behind 31-28. The starters returned and turn it into a four-point lead for the Warriors, but the Hawks tied it up at 46 by halftime.
The third quarter wasn't pretty, as Atlanta, which wasn't playing particularly well itself, pushed the lead to 72-64. The Warriors missed all four 3-point attempts in the quarter as they remained ice cold from the outside.
David Lee led the Warriors with 23 points. Curry finished with 22 points, nine assists and eight rebounds, and Thompson finished with 21 points.
-- Andrew Bogut started despite a strained right calf that kept him out of the final 19 minutes of Thursday's win over the Heat. His status was uncertain before the game, but after going through pregame stretching and warm-ups, he was deemed fit to play. Bogut still has yet to miss a game because of injury this season, and his 34 games played are his most since 2010-11.
-- ESPN.com reported Friday that the Warriors ownership group is interested in operating a WNBA franchise. The Los Angeles Sparks announced Thursday that they have ceased operations and laid off all of its front-office employees, and the Warriors are interested in the possibility of taking over the franchise.
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