ONTARIO, Calif. (CBSLA.com/AP) — Stephen Curry scored 12 of his 25 points in the first 2 1/2 minutes, helping the Golden State Warriors get off to a fast start and beat the banged-up Los Angeles Lakers 116-75 in a preseason game Sunday night.
Klay Thompson added 16 points and David Lee had 14 for the Warriors, who started the game with a 24-5 run. Andre Iguodala, whose nose was broken during the loss to the Lakers on Thursday, wore a facemask and finished with four points and eight assists in 21 minutes.READ MORE: LAPD Breaks Up Large Party In South LA
The Lakers were outscored by 39 points during Kobe Bryant’s 24 minutes on the court. He scored six points on 3-for-13 shooting. Reserves Robert Sacre and Wayne Ellington scored 12 points apiece.
Curry and Thompson converted four-point plays during the Warriors’ early surge after fouls by Steve Nash and Wesley Johnson, respectively. Johnson added to the Lakers’ futility by blowing a breakaway slam dunk attempt moments later.READ MORE: 'It's Just Not Working': Women In The Workforce Hit Hardest By Pandemic
Jeremy Lin (sprained left ankle), Jordan Clarkson (sprained calf) and Xavier Henry (back spasms) were all out for the Lakers.
Steve Nash also came out of the game, after which Byron Scott suggested he had been feeling “not quite right”. It was revealed that Nash had indeed requested to exit the game.MORE NEWS: Poet Amanda Gorman Says Security Guard Followed Her Home, Called Her 'Suspicious'
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