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Thunder lose to Warriors

Published on -11/15/2013, 9:51 AM

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Silence one moment, pandemonium the next.

In 2.3 seconds, Andre Iguodala flipped the script on the Oklahoma City Thunder by hitting the biggest shot of his Golden State Warriors tenure.

Iguodala made a baseline fadeaway as time expired to lift the Warriors to a thrilling 116-115 victory over the Thunder on Thursday night, capping a back-and-forth game between two teams expected to contend for the Western Conference title.

"Those are the moments when your mind is just racing," said Iguodala, who finished with 14 points and nine assists. "When Klay (Thompson) threw the pass, I was thinking I could get to the basket. As soon as the ball hit my hands, my feet were set just to catch, turnaround and shoot -- something I worked on a lot throughout my career. The situation was there and everything just worked out."

Russell Westbrook's 3-pointer with 2.3 seconds remaining put the Thunder ahead after they trailed by 14 points early in the fourth quarter. Warriors coach Mark Jackson called a timeout, drawing up a play that gave Iguodala an option to shoot or pass, saying he thought the Thunder would just switch if Stephen Curry received the ball.

Iguodala took the inbounds pass from Thompson and rose up against Thabo Sefolosha for the winning 16-footer, sending the announced sellout crowd of 19,596 into a frenzy. Iguodala sprinted toward half court and was mobbed by teammates.

"That last timeout, it was pretty dark in that huddle," Jackson said. "You look up and you say, 'How did they climb all the way back? How?' You start beating yourself up. That's when you have a moment. They looked at each other and realized there is still time left and we can execute because we work on it every day."

Golden State trailed for just 23 seconds combined in its first three home games. The Warriors held a lead in each game -- against the Los Angeles Lakers, Sacramento Kings and Detroit Pistons -- of at least 27 points and won by double digits.

Not on this night.

The game started with an outpouring of offense and energy and never relented over 48 minutes.

There were 16 lead changes, nine ties and countless can't-believe-he-just-made-that shots. Neither team led by more than seven until the Warriors began to pull away late in the third quarter.

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