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Kevin Durant scored 21 points and Klay Thompson finished with 30 to help the Golden State Warriors battered the Los Angeles Clippers 120-75 in an NBA preseason game.
Durant, who played 24 minutes and made the first basket of the contest with a 3-point shot, went 6-of-10 from the floor, including 3-for-4 from long-range, while pulling down seven rebounds and seven assists, with two blocks.
Thompson hit six 3-pointers on the night and was 10-of-14 from the field overall in a dominating performance by the Warriors.
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Stephen Curry was 3-for-6 from 3-pointers in his 14 point performance, which also included five assists and three steals.
Meanwhile, no Los Angeles Clippers starter scored in double figures in the one-sided affair.
In fact, only two players reached double digits – former Golden State player Marreese Speights, who had 14 points and five rebounds off the bench and Alan Anderson, who finished with 10 points in 11 minutes.
Chris Paul went 0-of-3 in 13 minutes, Blake Griffin scored six points and collected six boards in 18 minutes, while J.J Redick was 1-of-7 for just two points for the Clippers.
Golden State shot 51.4 percent from the floor and 52 percent from 3-pointers, while Los Angeles was 6-for-27 from long-range and shot 33 percent from the field overall.
Steve Kerr side also outrebounded Doc Rivers’ men 47-30 on the defensive side.
In other NBA preseason scores on Tuesday night, the Los Angeles Lakers rallied in the second half to top the Sacramento Kings 103-84; the Houston Rockets, behind a combined 54 points from James Harden (28pts) and Ryan Anderson (26pts), beat the New York Knicks 130-103, while the Miami Heat secured a 106-95 win over the Washington Wizards.
Elsewhere, the Indiana Pacers topped the New Orleans Pelicans 113-96 and Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Boston Celtics 92-89.
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NBA Preseason Scores
Tuesday, October 4
Boston 89, Philadelphia 92
Miami 106, Washington 95
New York 103, Houston 130
Indiana 113, New Orleans 96
Sacramento 84, Los Angeles Lakers 103
Golden State 120, Los Angeles Clippers 75