Jason Richardson scored 24 points to lead the Golden State Warriors over New York 83-81 Sunday, keeping Larry Brown and the Knicks winless in the nearly week-old National Basketball Association season.
Golden State guard Baron Davis returned to the starting lineup after missing Friday's loss to Utah with a strained hamstring. He had 16 points and nine assists. Troy Murphy added 17 points and 10 rebounds for the Warriors (2-1).
Stephon Marbury led New York (0-3) with 15 points and six assists. Channing Frye added 12 points and Eddy Curry and Trevor Ariza each had 11.
With Golden State trailing 74-73 with 5:46 left in the game, Richardson hit a 3-pointer as the shot clock expired to give the Warriors the lead for good. Davis added a layup to give Golden State a 78-74 lead. He and Richardson combined to hit five of eight free throws down the stretch to seal the victory, AP reports.
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