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James Michael McAdoo scores 20 points, Warriors rally to beat Nuggets 104-101

  • Golden State Warriors forward Harrison Barnes, right, drives to the basket past Denver Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler during the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

    Golden State Warriors forward Harrison Barnes, right, drives to the basket past Denver Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler during the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)  (The Associated Press)

  • Golden State Warriors forward Harrison Barnes addresses the crowd before the Warriors' preseason NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in Des Moines, Iowa. Barnes attended high school in nearby Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

    Golden State Warriors forward Harrison Barnes addresses the crowd before the Warriors' preseason NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in Des Moines, Iowa. Barnes attended high school in nearby Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)  (The Associated Press)

  • Denver Nuggets guard Erick Green, center, drives to the basket between Golden State Warriors' Nemanja Nedovic, left, Jason Kapono, rear, and Harrison Barnes during the second half of a preseason NBA basketball game, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in Des Moines, Iowa. Golden State won 104-101. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

    Denver Nuggets guard Erick Green, center, drives to the basket between Golden State Warriors' Nemanja Nedovic, left, Jason Kapono, rear, and Harrison Barnes during the second half of a preseason NBA basketball game, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in Des Moines, Iowa. Golden State won 104-101. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)  (The Associated Press)

James Michael McAdoo scored 16 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter and the Warriors rallied to beat the Nuggets 104-101 on Thursday night for their fourth straight victory.

Golden State's Klay Thompson added 18 points in the first NBA exhibition game in Des Moines since 1997.

The Nuggets led by 13 heading into the fourth quarter. But The Warriors (4-0) retook the lead, 100-99, on Jason Kapono's 3-pointer with 1:47 left, and Harrison Barnes sealed it with a jumper with 6.8 seconds left.

Wilson Chandler and Timofey Mozgov each scored 18 points for Denver (1-4), which dropped its third straight game.

The game marked Barnes's return to his native Iowa. He finished with five points.