LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pau Gasol scored 28 points on 10-for-10 shooting, Kobe Bryant added 20 points and the Los Angeles Lakers took a 30-point lead in the first half of their fourth straight victory, 117-89 over the Golden State Warriors on Sunday night.
Lamar Odom had 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Lakers, who beat their upstate rivals for the 11th straight time, including twice at Staples Center in three weeks.
Los Angeles’ 12th win in 14 games to open the season was a laugher by halftime, when the Lakers had hit nearly 66 percent of their shots.
Dorell Wright scored 16 points on 5 of 17 shooting, and Stephen Curry added 13 in the Warriors’ fourth loss in five games.
Monta Ellis sat out most of the second half after landing hard on his hip.
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