The Golden State Warriors became the fastest team in NBA history to reach 50 wins, beating the Atlanta Hawks on Monday night at Philips Arena, 102-92.
The Warriors squandered a 23-point lead in the second half, eventually giving the Hawks the lead at the end of the third quarter. But they recaptured their rhythm in the fourth quarter and cruised to victory.
Stephen Curry led the way with 36 points on 22 shots, to go with eight assists and six rebounds. Klay Thompson added 27 points.
Draymond Green pitched in with 14 rebounds and nine assists, while Andrew Bogut's defense (five blocks) keyed the Warriors final run in the fourth quarter.
Atlanta was led by Al Horford, who went for 23 points and 16 rebounds. Dennis Schröder added 18 points off the bench.
The Hawks will get their shot at revenge on March 1 at Oracle Arena.
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