SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Stephen Curry bounced back from one of the worst shooting nights of his career and scored 23 points, and the Golden State Warriors convincingly ended the Phoenix Suns' 18-game winning streak with a 118-96 victory on Friday night. The Warriors (19-3) limited the Suns (19-4) to a season low for scoring and slipped past Phoenix for the best record in the NBA. The Suns were within 83-74 following a dunk by JaVale McGee early in the fourth quarter but never got closer.
Here is how the Los Angeles Lakers graded individually in the loss to the L.A. Clippers.
LOS ANGELES (AP) Luke Kennard scored 17 of his 19 points in the second half and hit two clutch 3-pointers in the final minutes, sending the Los Angeles Clippers to a 119-115 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night. Paul George scored 19 points for the Clippers, who never trailed and never pulled away in the city rivals' first meeting of the season. LeBron James had 23 points and 11 rebounds in his first game back from a one-game absence under the NBA's health and safety protocols.