OAKLAND -- Say what you may about their flashy new duds, but the Warriors didn't lay another dud against the San Antonio Spurs while wearing them Friday night.

Overcoming bad pregame news about center Andrew Bogut's back and then a fourth-quarter dry spell that saw them fall behind by 13 points, the Warriors stormed back to win 107-101 in overtime and end their 16-game losing streak to the Spurs in grand style at Oracle Arena.

Jarrett Jack looked particularly good in the sleeved gold uniform, which the team wore in a game for the first time Friday night. He scored 30 points with 10 assists off the bench. Seven of his points came in overtime to lead one of the Warriors' biggest victories of the year, and without much question, their most exciting.

Jack's driving layup on a nifty pass from Stephen Curry gave the Warriors a 100-98 lead with 1:31 left in the extra period, and they managed to hold on the rest of the way.

"Nobody's been listening, but Jarrett Jack has been the best sixth man in the league all year long," said Warriors coach Mark Jackson. "He's been outstanding since day one."

A jump shot by Jack gave Golden State a 102-98 lead with 56.5 seconds left in overtime, but Danny Green hit a 3-point basket with 51.2 seconds left to cut it to 102-101. Those would be the last points the Spurs would score.


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Tony Parker missed a layup that would have given the Spurs the lead, and Curry made two free throws with 21.9 seconds to go to give Golden State a 104-101 lead. Another San Antonio miss gave Jack two free throw tries with 11.7 seconds left, and he made it a two-possession game by making one. Jack made two free throws with 3.8 seconds left for the final margin.

Jack, who never shows much hesitation to take the initiative, said he was only following orders from his coach to lead the Warriors to this victory.

"There was a point in time in the fourth quarter and overtime where (Jackson) yelled at me and told me to get going and take us home," Jack said. "I love him having that kind of confidence in me, and I just tried to come back and deliver for him."

He did. But a number of Warriors had big moments down the stretch when, as Jackson noted, his team could have just as easily hung their heads and surrendered when things didn't start well in the fourth period.

David Lee also had a monster game with 25 points and 22 rebounds -- "off the charts," as Jackson put it -- while Curry had 19. For the most part, the Warriors had an excellent defensive night, too, challenging the Spurs at the basket and on the perimeter and limiting them to 38.9 percent shooting (37 for 95).

"It was just a beautiful win for us," said Jackson. "We did this against a heck of a basketball team that executes you to death."

The Warriors, who hadn't beaten the Spurs since Jan. 7, 2008, came close to winning the game in regulation. They claimed a 93-91 lead with 7.3 seconds to play when Jack canned a 3-point basket from the left wing on a pass from Curry.

But Manu Ginobili countered by breaking free for a layup off his own inbounds pass with four seconds left, and the game went into overtime after the Warriors missed a half-court shot at the buzzer.

The win was the second in a row for the Warriors after six straight losses, and a big one. The Spurs had come into the game with the NBA's best record at 44-12, and had won 16 of 17.

  • Just when it looked as though he were on the verge of a breakthrough, 7-foot center Bogut is back on the shelf, and the key question is for how long.

    The club announced Friday night that Bogut is "out indefinitely" with back spasms after playing in games on consecutive nights for the first time this season on Tuesday and Wednesday.

    Bogut began suffering symptoms Thursday, according to Jackson, and did not practice with the team. He had an MRI exam on his back Friday, but the team had not yet received the results. He came to the team's facility for treatment but was not at Oracle Arena for the game against the Spurs.

    Asked how serious the injury might be considering the "out indefinitely" designation, Jackson said, "We just don't know. There's no red flag or anything. We just don't know."

    The red flag might be Bogut's history of back issues. He missed more than half of the 2008-09 season with Milwaukee because of a stress fracture in his back. He missed one game in 2009-10 with a back strain and five games last season because of a sore back.

    A Warriors spokesman said Bogut was suffering spasms in the "mid-back area."

    Bogut delivered perhaps his best all-around game as a Warrior in a 108-98 win against Phoenix on Wednesday night with seven points, 11 rebounds, five assists, three blocked shots and two steals. He also played a season-high 29 minutes after a sluggish 15-minute effort the night before in a loss at Utah.

    SUNDAY'S game
    Warriors (32-23) at Minnesota (20-32), 12:30 p.m. CSNBA

    Sleeved Jerseys
    Warriors players wore their new jerseys for the first time in a game

    Shouldering the load
    David Lee (10) had 25 points and 22 rebounds against the Spurs. Lee and Andris Biedrins (15) will need to pick up the slack with Bogut out.