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Poole helps Curry-less Warriors beat Pistons 105-102

DETROIT (AP) — Jordan Poole and Andrew Wiggins made the most of their opportunity to step up as scorers in Stephen Curry’s absence.

Poole scored 22 of his season-high 32 points in the first half and Wiggins had 27, helping the Golden State Warriors beat the Detroit Pistons 105-102 on Friday night.

“I’m really proud of Jordan,“ coach Steve Kerr said. “He struggled the last few games. He was locked in right at the beginning.”

Golden State started the fourth quarter with a 16-point lead and held on to win after Detroit’s Jerami Grant and Frank Jackson missed 3-pointers in the closing seconds.

“I’ll be honest, that was the best feeling one I took all night,“ Jackson said. “I thought it was going in.”

The NBA-leading Warriors sat out Curry with a bruised hip, a night after the two-time MVP and the league’s leading scorer had 20 of his 40 points in a fourth-quarter comeback victory at Cleveland. They also also without Draymond Green because of a bruised thigh after…

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