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Golden State26333729125
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NBA Game Summary - LA Lakers at Golden State



(Wednesday, October 30th)

Final Score: Golden State 125, LA Lakers 94

Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - One night after shocking the heavily-favored Clippers and making a statement to the rest of the league with a win at Staples Center, the Lakers showed their true colors.

Playing in front of a rowdy crowd at Oracle Arena, Los Angeles fell to the Golden State Warriors, 125-94, on Wednesday.

Klay Thompson led the way for the Warriors with a career-high 38 points on 15- of-19 efficiency before departing late in the third quarter to a rousing ovation from his home crowd. David Lee added 24 points, eight rebounds and five assists in the triumph.

"There's no secret that Klay Thompson is a phenomenal shooter," Warriors head coach Mark Jackson said. "I don't think enough credit is given that he's a heck of a basketball player. Not only did he shoot the lights out, but he defended."

Stephen Curry, who led Golden State to the Western Conference semifinals a season ago, scored 10 points to go with a game-high six assists.

The Lakers were without point guard Steve Nash, who turns 40 in February. Nash announced during the preseason that he will occasionally sit out the second game of a back-to-back this season.

Jodie Meeks replaced Nash in the starting lineup and dropped 14 points for the Lakers, who assisted on just 19 baskets compared to 34 helpers for Golden State.

"Growing pains," Meeks said of the setback. "We have a lot of young guys on this team, myself included. They're going to happen."

Xavier Henry and Jordan Farmer, heroes from LA's season-opening victory, netted 14 and 12 points, respectively, off the bench.

Lee's swooping layup on the Warriors' first possession set the tone. Thompson followed with a triple, one of four he hit in the opening period. His fourth 3-pointer with 1:44 left in the quarter put Golden State up 12. They led 26-16 after the first.

A Pair of Henry free throws early in the second cut LA's deficit to eight points, but a 31-14 surge that spanned the majority of the quarter all but put the game away. A Curry patented pull-up three midway through the frame led to a Lakers timeout. After a series of Warriors' fouls, Chris Kaman made a free throw but Lee scored four straight.

The lead allowed Jackson to rest his starters the entire fourth quarter. Only Thompson (31:04) played more than 30 minutes.

Toney Douglas netted 10 of his 13 points in the final period, while Ognjen Kuzmic scored his first NBA points on a dunk.

Game Notes

Golden State outrebounded the Lakers, 48-39 ... The Warriors sank 15 triples as a team ... Andre Iguodala had seven points, four rebounds and four assists in his Warriors debut. Iguodala inked a four-year deal with the club this summer ... The Lakers never led ... Henry played a career-high 35:31 ... The Warriors travel to LA to face the Clippers on Thursday, while the Lakers have a night off before hosting the defending Western Conference champion Spurs.

10/31 02:28:57 ET

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Schedule

Wednesday, April 16Full Scoreboard
Chicago86Final(OT) | Box
Charlotte «91
Indiana «101Final | Box
Orlando86
Washington1164th Qtr 1:27 | Box
Boston97CSN-CHI, SportSouth
Brooklyn854th Qtr 0:15 | Box
Cleveland114CSN-DC, CSN-NE
Dallas864th Qtr 6:45 | Box
Memphis82YES, FSN-OH
Philadelphia894th Qtr 7:13 | Box
Miami79FSN-SW, SportSouth, ESPN
Atlanta1094th Qtr 0:14 | Box
Milwaukee100CSN-PHI, SunSports
Utah1074th Qtr 1:00 | Box
Minnesota105SportSouth, FSN-WIS
Houston100Final | Box
New Orleans «105
Toronto874th Qtr 4:38 | Box
New York86ROOT-RM, FSN-N
Detroit1054th Qtr 4:25 | Box
Oklahoma City97Sportsnet 360, MSG
LA Lakers «113Final | Box
San Antonio100
Golden State 4/16 10:30 PM ET
Denver FSN-DET, FSN-OK
LA Clippers 4/16 10:30 PM ET
Portland FSN-PT, KGW
Phoenix 4/16 10:30 PM ET
Sacramento FSN-AZ, CSN-CA
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Standings

2013 - 2014 Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Toronto 48 33 .593 --- 26-15 22-18 32-19 W 2
x-Brooklyn 44 37 .543 4 28-13 16-24 26-25 L 1
New York 36 45 .444 12 18-22 18-23 25-26 W 3
Boston 25 56 .309 23 16-24 9-32 21-30 L 1
Philadelphia 18 63 .222 30 10-31 8-32 13-38 W 1
 
Central W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Indiana 55 26 .679 --- 35-6 20-20 37-14 W 1
x-Chicago 48 33 .593 7 27-14 21-19 35-16 W 1
Cleveland 32 49 .395 23 18-22 14-27 20-31 L 2
Detroit 29 52 .358 26 17-24 12-28 23-29 L 3
Milwaukee 15 66 .185 40 10-30 5-36 12-39 L 2
 
Southeast W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Miami 54 27 .667 --- 32-8 22-19 34-17 L 2
x-Washington 43 38 .531 11 22-19 21-19 32-19 W 3
x-Charlotte 42 39 .519 12 24-16 18-23 29-22 W 2
x-Atlanta 37 44 .457 17 24-17 13-27 27-24 L 1
Orlando 23 58 .284 31 19-21 4-37 17-34 L 3
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
2013 - 2014 Western Conference Standings
 
Northwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Oklahoma City 58 23 .716 --- 33-7 25-16 36-16 L 2
x-Portland 53 28 .654 5 30-10 23-18 30-21 W 4
Minnesota 40 41 .494 18 24-16 16-25 23-28 L 2
Denver 36 45 .444 22 22-18 14-27 20-31 L 1
Utah 24 57 .296 34 16-25 8-32 12-39 L 5
 
Pacific W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-LA Clippers 57 24 .704 --- 34-7 23-17 36-15 W 2
x-Golden State 50 31 .617 7 27-14 23-17 30-21 W 1
Phoenix 47 34 .580 10 26-15 21-19 27-24 L 3
Sacramento 28 53 .346 29 17-23 11-30 15-36 W 1
LA Lakers 26 55 .321 31 14-27 12-28 14-37 W 1
 
Southwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-San Antonio 62 19 .765 --- 32-8 30-11 38-13 L 1
x-Houston 54 27 .667 8 33-8 21-19 31-20 W 2
x-Dallas 49 32 .605 13 26-15 23-17 29-22 W 1
x-Memphis 49 32 .605 13 26-14 23-18 28-23 W 4
New Orleans 33 48 .407 29 21-19 12-29 14-37 W 1
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
16th
DUR 6
NOR 8
 
Final
CIN 4
PIT 0
Final
BAL 3
TAM 0
Final
NYY 3
CHC 0
Final
MIL 5
STL 1
Final
ARI 2
NYM 5
Final
PHI 0
ATL 1
9th
NYY 2
CHC 0
 
9th
DET 2
CLE 3
 
Final
MIA 3
WAS 6
8th
TEX 0
SEA 2
 
6th
CWS 1
BOS 1
 
7th
HOU 4
KAN 2
 
8:10pm Tonight
MIN 0
TOR 0
1st
ANA 0
OAK 0
 
1st
SDP 0
COL 0
 
10:15pm Tonight
SFG
LOS
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
ORL 86
IND 101
4th
MIL 100
ATL 107
 
4th
CLE 114
BRK 85
 
4th
MEM 82
DAL 86
 
4th
OKC 97
DET 105
 
4th
NOP 105
HOU 100
 
Final
SAN 100
LAL 113
 
4th
MIA 74
PHI 89
 
4th
NYK 83
TOR 85
 
4th
MIN 103
UTA 105
 
4th
BOS 95
WAS 116
 
10:30pm Tonight
DEN
GSW
10:30pm Tonight
POR
LAC
10:30pm Tonight
SAC
PHO
1st OT
TAM 4
MON 4
 
3rd
PIT 4
CLB 3
 
10:00pm Tonight
ANA
DAL
16th
DUR 6
NOR 8