All the Golden State Warriors needed was a big second quarter to put away the Lakers on Friday night at
Curry finished a triple-double, scoring 30 points with 12 assists and 10 rebounds.
Former Lakers guard
Playing on the second night of a back-to-back, Golden State sat
The Lakers were short-handed without
The Lakers (25-54) will host the
After falling behind by 20, the Lakers climbed back within 14 points by the end of three quarters.
The Lakers made up some ground at the free throw line, hitting 15 of 16 attempts (93.8%). Golden State only took eight attempts (making six).
The Warriors shot 51.0% from the field and 41.7% from behind the arc (5-12).
The Lakers (25-53) host the Golden State Warriors (48-30) on Friday night at Staples Center.
The Warriors are playing the second of back-to-back game after losing a close one to the
Golden State is still looking to clinch a playoff spot in the extremely competitive and tight Western Conference. The Lakers are not.
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