Thompson, Curry star in Warriors’ preseason win over Lakers

LOS ANGELES (Sporting Alert) — Klay Thompson scored 25 points and Stephen Curry supported with 20, and the Golden State Warriors picked up a 120-105 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers in preseason on Thursday night.

Klay Thompson stars in Golden State win over Lakers: Photo by warriors

LOS ANGELES (SportingAlert.com) — Klay Thompson scored 25 points and Stephen Curry supported with 20, and the Golden State Warriors picked up a 120-105 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers in preseason on Thursday night.

Thompson, who shot 9 for 13 from the field, went 5 for 6 from three-point range, while Curry, who also dished out six assists and pulled down five rebounds, shot 6 of 9, including 3 for 4 from behind the arc. The star point guard went 5 of 5 from the free throw line as well.

David Lee scored 12 points and Harrison Barnes added 11 in the win for the Warriors.

Former Chicago Bulls forward Carlos Boozer, led the Los Angeles Lakers with 16 points, while Kobe Bryant added 15 and Jeremy Lin, who started the game at point guard, supported with 14 and four assists.

Veteran point guard Steve Nash was rested by head coach Byron Scott.

Rookie Julius Randle finished with 12 points and seven boards for the LA Lakers and Ronnie Price, scored 11 points in the defeat.

The Lakers went 39 for 89 for 43.8 percent from the field, but struggled miserably from behind the arc, after going just 1 for 11.

Golden State on the other hand, shot 56 percent from the field and went 12 for 21 for 57.1 percent from three-point range.

The Warriors led 62-44 at half-time.

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