Steve Nash

Thompson's big fourth quarter leads Warriors past Suns

Nobody will argue the Golden State Warriors have a lineup of reliable, superstar scorers. They nearly had a trio of 30-point performers.

Defenders, that's still to be determined.

"We're trying to win a championship, you don't do that simply by outscoring people," coach Steve Kerr said.

Klay Thompson hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 4:31 left and another with 3:13 remaining to score a season-high 30 points, Stephen Curry also had 30 points with five 3s, and the balanced Warriors held off the Phoenix Suns 133-120 on Sunday night.

Kevin Durant added 29 points, nine rebounds and five assists as he Warriors avoided a second home loss at this early stage...