San Diego, CA (Sports Network) - Steve Blake. Kobe Bryant sat out this contest.scored 23 points and the beat Golden State, 120-99, at San Diego Sports Arena. added 16 points and 12 rebounds for the defending NBA champions, who also received 18 points and seven assists from
Shannon Brown added 13 points on 6-of-11 shooting, while Matt Barnes added 10 points, three boards, four assists, and two steals in 26 minutes for the Lakers. The Lakers shot 56% as a team, compared to just 43.6% for Golden State. The Warriors had 19 turnovers as a team.
It was the first of two meetings between the teams with the preseason finale set for Friday night. Andris Biedrins ended with 11 points and 13 rebounds. Golden State went 1-of-14 from three-point range.led the way with 19 points and added 17 for the .
Mike Trudell of Lakers.com reported on the status of Stephen Curry, who left the game in the fourth quarter with an injury:
Injury update on Steph Curry: sprained right ankle, listed as day-to-day.
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