Lee's 24 points lead Warriors to 101-97 win

Lee's 24 points lead Warriors to 101-97 win
December 8, 2012, 9:45 pm
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Golden State Warriors forward Harrison Barnes, left, collides with Washington Wizards forward Martell Webster, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

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WASHINGTON (AP) David Lee had 24 points and 17 rebounds, Klay Thompson added 23 points and the Golden State Warriors beat the Washington Wizards 101-97 on Saturday night for their third straight road win.

Stephen Curry scored 22 points for the Warriors, who won the first three games of a road trip for the first time since February, 2003.

Golden State is 13-7, the first time it's been six games over .500 since the end of the 2007-08 season.

On Friday, the Warriors won at Brooklyn in coach Mark Jackson's homecoming, and they followed it with a close victory over the Wizards (2-15).

Jordan Crawford had 22 points, seven rebounds and eight assists, tying a season high for points and assists. Bradley Beal scored 17 points, Kevin Seraphin and Cartier Martin both had 14.

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