OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 19 (UPI) -- David Lee scored 26 points and grabbed nine rebounds Tuesday to pace the Golden State Warriors in their 103-93 victory over New Orleans.
New Orleans lost its eighth straight game.
Ryan Anderson led the Hornets with 28 points and Gervais Vasquez notched a double-double with 20 points and 11 assists. Vasquez went 4-for-5 from 3-point range.
Golden State led by 10 points at the start of the fourth quarter, but New Orleans mounted a comeback that cut the Warriors' lead to 94-98 with 1:19 to play. Golden State converted five free throws in the closing seconds to put the game on ice.