Lee's double-double lifts Warriors past Sixers

Lee's double-double lifts Warriors past Sixers
December 29, 2012, 1:15 am
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OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 28: David Lee #10 of the Golden State Warriors drives to the basket against Lavoy Allen #50 of the Philadelphia 76ers on December 28, 2012 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Photo by Steve Yeater/NBAE via Getty Images)

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) David Lee had 25 points and 12 rebounds and the Golden State Warriors held off a late charge in the fourth quarter to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 96-89 on Friday night.

Jarrett Jack added 16 points off the bench while Carl Landry had 15 points and 11 rebounds for the Warriors, who nearly blew a 20-point lead in the second half before securing its first win over the Sixers in more than two years.

Philadelphia pulled to 84-80 on Royal Ivey's 3-pointer with 6:23 left to play before Lee scored six straight as part of his 19th double-double this season to help Golden State pull away.

Jrue Holiday had 21 points and 10 assists for Philadelphia. The Sixers have lost eight of 10 on the road.