Atl 31 21 25 20 97
Gol 32 34 19 26 111
Date of game: 3/7/2014

Recap: Golden State vs. Atlanta

Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - David Lee had 18 points and six rebounds and the Golden State Warriors defeated the Atlanta Hawks, 111-97, on Friday night.

Jermaine O'Neal provided 17 points and eight rebounds, while Stephen Curry added 13 points and seven assists for Golden State, which has won three straight and eight of its last 10.

"We're chasing greatness," Warriors head coach Mark Jackson said. "It's a great time. And if nobody else knows it, we know it."

Klay Thompson played six minutes before exiting with a lower back strain.

Paul Millsap tallied 16 points and seven boards for the Hawks, who have dropped five in a row and 13 of their last 14.

After Elton Brand split a pair of foul shots to get Atlanta within 56-52 with 3:10 left in the second, the Warriors tallied the final 10 points of the half.

Harrison Barnes had four points during the sequence and Curry drove in for a finger roll with 4.1 seconds on the clock to stake Golden State to a 66-52 cushion heading into the break.

"We lost our mental toughness at the end of the second quarter and they were able to get out on us," Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer said.

The Warriors led 85-77 after three before putting the game away with a 12-0 flurry to start the fourth.

Draymond Green capped the burst with a 3-pointer for a 97-77 Golden State margin midway through the frame. The hosts cruised to the easy win from there.

Earlier, the Warriors held a 32-31 edge following a quarter of play.

Game Notes

The Warriors shot 53.8 percent (43-of-80) from the floor and tallied 22 points off 18 Atlanta turnovers ... Golden State held a 66-50 points in the paint advantage.

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