On back-to-back nights, the
On the road Monday, they'll visit the
The Lakers previously upset the Warriors in late December, with a 115-105 victory in which seven Lakers scored in double figures.
Stephen Curry scored 22 points in the losing effort, but turned the ball over seven times.
Nick Young is out with a knee injury while
Curry is an extremely gifted shooter and ballhandler. He's surrounded by excellent players, including backcourt mate
Clarkson is still learning how to play point guard at the NBA level, averaging 9.5 points and 2.5 assists a game on the season while shooting 42.7% from the field.
Curry is at 23.6 and 7.8, shooting 48.3% from the field, 42.2% from three-point territory.
Thompson almost always seems to have big games against the Lakers. The Warriors also have a do-it-all forward in
Golden State scores 109.7 points a night while yielding just 99.5.
The Lakers give up 105.1 while managing just 98.9 offensively.
For the Lakers to have a shot, they'll need big games from guards Jeremy Lin and
The Warriors won't lose another game to the Lakers -- Dec. 23 was an aberration.