Stephen Curry scored 18 points and registered 9 assists and 6 rebounds in an impressive all-around performance to lead the Golden State Warriors to a blowout victory over the Los Angeles Lakers, 102-83. Golden State (15-13) gets one in the win column after losing to San Antonio on Thursday.
Curry shot 5-15 from the field, including 4-9 on 3-point attempts. He also put up 3 steals. Other key performers for Golden State were David Lee with 19 points and 10 rebounds, and Andrew Bogut with 12 points and 20 rebounds. Despite the loss, Nick Young put up 20 points off the bench for Los Angeles on 5-18 shooting (1-6 on 3-point attempts), in addition to going 9-12 from the free throw line. Chris Kaman contributed 10 points and 17 rebounds.
In addition to 20.0% from 3-point range, the Lakers tallied an eFG% of just 35.0%. They are winless (0-2) on the season when registering marks below 30% and 45%, respectively, in those statistics. The Warriors, conversely, are 7-2 when holding the opposition to such dismal shooting numbers.
This drops Los Angeles (13-14) to 1-2 against Golden State on the year.
Coming up next, the Warriors square off with the Denver Nuggets, who are 14-12 on the year. The Lakers go up against the Phoenix Suns, currently 16-10 this season. The Lakers are 0-1 versus Phoenix this season.