NBA: Golden State Warriors break 16-match losing run against San Antonio Spurs
Last Updated: 23/02/13 9:07am
David Lee: Scored 25 points and grabbed 22 rebounds for the Warriors
The Golden State Warriors finally broke their hoodoo against the San Antonio Spurs, beating the NBA's leading side 107-101 in overtime at ORACLE Arena.
The Warriors had lost their last 16 games against the Spurs but Jarrett Jack and David Lee both produced huge performances to deprive San Antonio a 45th win of the season.
Jack poured in 30 points and also chipped in with rebounds while Lee also recorded a double-double, scoring 25 points and grabbing a massive 22 boards.
Elsewhere in the NBA, Northwest Division leaders the Oklahoma City Thunder won a high-scoring encounter at the Minnesota Timberwolves 127-111, Russell Westbrook contributing 37 points, nine assists and seven rebounds.
The Indiana Pacers enjoyed a 114-82 win over the Detroit Pistons, but the Chicago Bulls kept the pressure on Indiana at the top of the Central Division with a 105-75 win against the Charlotte Bobcats.
It was a low-scoring night at the FedExForum as the Memphis Grizzlies edged out the Orlando Magic 88-82, while Al Harford and Jeff Teague led the way as the Atlanta Hawks beat the Sacramento Kings 122-108.
A late surge from the Dallas Mavericks saw them seal a 104-100 win over the New Orleans Hornets, while the Portland Trail Blazers slipped to a 111-107 defeat against the Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe Bryant scoring 40 points.
Emeka Okafor, John Wall and Bradley Beal all registered double-doubles as the Washington Wizards completed a season sweep over the Denver Nuggets courtesy of a 119-113 success.
The Boston Celtics eased past the Phoenix Suns 113-88 as their late play-off push gathered pace and the the Houston Rockets led from first period to last in a 106-96 triumph over the Brooklyn Nets.