Ontario, CA (Sporting Alert) — The Los Angeles Lakers, playing without the injured Kobe Bryant and veterans Pau Gasol and Steve Nash, battled to a 104-95 preseason victory over the Golden State Warriors Saturday night.
Golden State: K. Thompson 26 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Stl
Los Angeles: X. Henry 29 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Stl
As a team, the Lakers went 35-of-85 from the field for 41-percent, as Xavier Henry, acquired by Los Angeles from New Orleans led the way with 9-of-15 for 29 points and severn rebounds. Henry also went 2-of-4 from three-pointers in his 26 minutes of action.
Fellow acquired shooting guard Nick Young added 17 points, with Jordan Farmar, return to the Lakers had 12 points and seven assists in the win. Also scoring in double figures was Chris Kaman, who collected a fine double-double of 10 points and 10 rebounds, to go with his four assists and two blocks.
For Golden State, Klay Thompson led the way with 26 points, while Andre Iguodala went 6 of 7 from the field for 15 points.
Harrison Barnes scored 10 points, but struggled with his shots after going just 3 of 14 of the field, while Stephen Curry was 0-4 from behind the arc and finished with five points.
David Lee had 10 points in the defeat for the Warriors.
Flagrant Fouls: None
Technical Fouls: PLAYERS: None – TEAMS: GOLDEN STATE (1), LALAKERS (1) – COACHES: None
Officials: Rodney Mott, Mark Ayotte, J.T. Orr
Time of Game: 2:25