Karl Malone scored 20 points and moved into sixth place on the all-time NBA scoring list to lead the Utah Jazz past the Golden State Warriors 115-88 Sunday night.
Utah has won seven straight over the Warriors, who have lost three straight and 17 of their last 18 games.
Even while playing only 29 minutes, Malone came within one assist and two rebounds of a triple double. His nine assists were a season high.
Malone entered the game seven points behind Oscar Robertson's career total of 26,710, and he passed him by hitting the first of two free throws with 5:22 remaining in the first quarter. Next up is Elvin Hayes, who scored 27,313.
Todd Fuller's season-high 17 points and career-high 15 rebounds, 10 of those in the first half, paced Golden State. Tony Delk added a team-high 20 points off the bench.
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