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Golden State Warriors defeat LA Lakers in 2021-22 NBA season debut

Golden State Warriors defeat LA Lakers in 2021-22 NBA season debut

Stephen Curry scored 21 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and gave up 10 assists and the Golden State Warriors, who came back from a 10-point deficit, defeated LeBron James, Anthony Davis and the renewed Los Angeles Lakers in their first on Tuesday night. game of the season.

The loss marred the night in Hollywood, where superstars James and Davis put on brilliant play the first three quarters until the Lakers were paralyzed in the last.

James finished with 34 points and 11 boards, while Davis had a 30-point, 11-rebound performance. No other Lakers player scored double figures.

Russell Westbrook made just 4 of his 13 shots to the basket and sealed his Lakers debut with eight points.

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The Lakers were 84-74 up at the end of the third quarter after a basket by Kent Bazemore, but the Warriors gradually closed the gap.

Curry made three free throws in the closing seconds of the period after being fouled while shooting three, and Jordan Poole and Damion Lee made consecutive triples at the start of the quarter. A Poole layup with 9:17 left to go put the Warriors ahead 91-90, and they finished with 20 points.

Golden State extended the lead to 98-90 before the Lakers came within two points on up to two occasions.

Mexican Juan Toscano-Anderson had six points, three rebounds and one assist for the Warriors. (AP)

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