LOS ANGELES (AP) — Malik Beasley scored 25 factors, Austin Reaves had 17 off the bench and the Los Angeles Lakers returned from the All-Star break to beat the Golden State Warriors 124-111 on Thursday evening.
Beasley, who was acquired from Utah as a part of a three-team commerce throughout the Feb. 9 deadline, has two 20-point video games in his 4 begins for the Lakers. He obtained off to a fast begin with eight of the Lakers’ first 10 factors after which had eight factors within the third quarter after they broke the sport open.
Reeves made all six of his pictures from the sphere and was 4 of 4 from the foul line. His huge quarter was the third, when he scored 13 factors.
The Lakers had seven gamers in double figures in what ended up being quiet nights for LeBron James and Anthony Davis. James — who suffered a hand harm throughout the All-Star sport Sunday evening — had 13 factors, however was 5 of 20 from the ground, marking solely the sixth time in his profession he has shot 25% or worse when making an attempt at the very least 20 pictures.
James additionally had 9 rebounds and eight assists. Davis had 12 factors and 12 rebounds.
Klay Thompson led Golden State with 22 factors and Ty Jerome added 20. The defending NBA champions have dropped 4 of their final 5 and are 29-30.
Golden State obtained to 59-58 early within the third quarter on a jumper by Thompson earlier than the Lakers went on a 21-7 run.
The Warriors countered by getting inside eight earlier than the Lakers broke it open once more with a 26-6 spurt.
Warriors: Jordan Poole had 16 factors. … Kevon Looney had 15 rebounds together with 10 factors. He is the primary Golden State participant to have 4 straight video games with at the very least 13 rebounds since Andrew Bogut in 2014.
Lakers: Rui Hachimura had 14 factors and Dennis Schroder 13. … D’Angelo Russell sprained his proper ankle within the first quarter and didn’t return.
Warriors: Host Houston on Friday evening.
Lakers: At Dallas on Sunday.
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