Lakers Rout Warriors

Lakers Rout Warriors

Pau Gasol scored 28 points without missing a shot, Kobe Bryant added 20 points and the Los Angeles Lakers took a 30-point lead in the first half of their fourth straight victory, 117-89 over the Golden State Warriors on Sunday night, If you want to buy NBA Jerseys, Ujersy is a good choice.

Gasol was 10 of 10 from the field and made all eight of his free throws.

Recommend directory: Los Angeles Lakers jerseys, Lamar Odom had 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Lakers, who beat their upstate rivals for the 11th straight time, including twice at Staples Center in three weeks. Los Angeles’ 12th win in 14 games to open the season was a laugher by halftime, when the Lakers had hit nearly 66 percent of their shots.

Gasol had nine rebounds and five assists before sitting out the fourth quarter during a historically easy night against Golden State’s shoddy interior defense.

According to the Lakers, Gasol became just the third player in NBA history with at least 20 points, five rebounds and five assists while making at least five shots and five free throws without a miss.

Why do the Lakers know about that statistical oddity? Because Matt Barnes became the second player to do it two days earlier, scoring 24 points in a perfect performance at Minnesota. Charles Barkley is the only other NBA player to accomplish the feat, doing it during the 1988-89 season.

Dorell Wright scored 16 points on 5-of-17 shooting, and Stephen Curry added 13 in the Warriors’ fourth loss in five games. Monta Ellis sat out most of the second half after landing hard on his hip.

New Golden State owner and Hollywood producer Peter Guber watched from courtside, Recommend directory: Miami Heat Jerseys, but his franchise remained winless against his hometown team since March 2008.

The Lakers were back in top form in their return from a 3-0 Midwest road trip, improving to 7-1 at home after last week’s loss to Phoenix. The Warriors couldn’t come close to matching the Suns’ 22 3-pointers in that game, and Golden State wasn’t exactly sharp inside the arc, either struggling with 35 percent shooting.

Los Angeles pulled away in the first quarter with an efficient 19-7 run, and the lead ballooned to 69-39 in the final minute before halftime.

Ellis scored five points on 2-of-10 shooting before falling to the court early in the third quarter holding his left hip. The Warriors said he was available to return, but didn’t. Golden State rookie guard Jeremy Lin capitalized for a career-high 13 points in 18 minutes.

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