Curry and Durant combine for 59, Warriors cruise over Lakers in San Diego

Posted at 7:05 AM, Oct 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-20 10:05:33-04
SAN DIEGO -- Stephen Curry scored 32 points and Kevin Durant 27 as the Golden State Warriors defeated the Los Angeles Lakers, 123-112 in a preseason game at Valley View Casino Center.
The Warriors (5-1) scored the game's first 12 points and led for the rest of the game. The Lakers (2-5) twice cut the lead to four in the second quarter, but could not get closer, trailing 52-43 at halftime and 87-77 at the end of the third quarter.
Rookie Brandon Ingram led the Lakers with 21 points in 27 minutes off the bench. Nick Young added 19.
Golden State forward Draymond Green had the best plus-minus, with the Warriors outscoring the Lakers by 21 when he was on the court. Golden State guard Klay Thompson finished at plus-18.
All five Laker starters had a plus-minus of at least 13. Reserve Lou Williams had their best plus-minus, plus-9.
The Warriors made 44 of 92 shots, 47.8 percent, including 11 of 33 3- point shots, 33.3 percent. The Lakers made 42 of 92 shots, 45.7 percent, including 14 of 34 3-point shots, 41.2 percent.
Golden State made 24 of 25 free throws, 96 percent, and the Lakers 14 of 25, 56 percent.