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Durant leads Warriors' 2nd straight win over Lakers, 109-85

LOS ANGELES (AP) Steve Kerr and Luke Walton remained close friends and daily confidantes after their coaching careers sent them to opposite ends of California this summer.

Although they've enjoyed the chance to spend time together while the Warriors and the Lakers played each other five times in the past 43 days, they'll both be grateful for a little space in this rivalry.

Particularly after a game that neither coach enjoyed at all.

Kevin Durant had 29 points, nine assists and six rebounds, and Golden State beat injury-depleted Los Angeles for the second time in three days, 109-85 on Friday night.

''It looked like a Thanksgiving food hangover,'' Walton said.

Stephen Curry scored 24 points and Klay Thompson had 18 in the Warriors' 10th consecutive victory. Golden State followed up its 43-point win in Oakland on Wednesday with another comfortable victory in these clubs' third regular-season game in three weeks, although Kerr and Walton didn't see much to like about a sloppy post-holiday contest.

''It was one of the worst basketball games I've seen in my life,'' Kerr said. ''We were awful, and they were awful. The people who bought tickets should get their money back, honestly.''

It almost got worse for the Warriors: Draymond Green had 12 points and eight rebounds before leaving in the third quarter with a bruised left ankle from a collision with teammate Ian Clark. Green is cautiously confident his injury isn't serious.

Jordan Clarkson scored 20 points for the Lakers, who played without injured starters Julius Randle, Nick Young and D'Angelo Russell. The Lakers gave up 149 points to Golden State on Wednesday, and they never made it close Friday with three of their top five scorers sidelined.

''They're the best team in the league,'' Clarkson said. ''I don't think we see them for a little while, so (we can) get that game out of our head and get our swag back.''

TIP-INS

Warriors: After all of this early season exposure, these teams don't finish their series until April 12 in Oakland. ... Curry missed a breakaway dunk in the second quarter, drawing laughter throughout the arena. Staples Center's video board replayed the miss after the next timeout and then cut to Curry, who was grinning broadly. ''I've missed dunks before,'' the two-time MVP said.

Lakers: Clarkson moved back into LA's starting lineup with Young sidelined. Jose Calderon had seven points in his fourth start in Russell's place. ... Walton said he didn't review tape of Wednesday's loss: ''I told our film guy I would throw him out of our room if he put that game on my laptop.''

ON A ROLL

The Lakers were the last team to beat the Warriors, notching a 20-point blowout on Nov. 4. Since then, Golden State has found the rhythm necessary to become the powerhouse expected when Durant abandoned Oklahoma City to join up with the two-time defending Western Conference champions in July.

''It's nice learning lessons in wins, but I think we're a better team since the last time we stepped foot in this building,'' Curry said. ''We're still trending in the right direction. You don't take anything for granted, but it's nice we put together consecutive good performances.''

INGRAM'S ACTION

Brandon Ingram had eight points on 3-for-18 shooting in his second NBA start, getting valuable experience as the Lakers' offensive focus in the absence of Russell and Randle, his fellow blue chip youngsters. Ingram, the No. 2 pick in last summer's draft, went 1 for 10 in the first half, but kept firing while grabbing nine rebounds.

LAKERS HURTING

Russell is out for at least two weeks after missing three of the previous four games with a sore left knee, while Randle missed his second straight game with a hip pointer. Young missed his first game all season after spraining his toe earlier in the week during a game against Oklahoma City in which he hit the game-winning 3-pointer.

GREEN SCREENED

Clark was prone under the basket when Green fell and tripped over his head. Clark was hit in the throat, but showed no sign of a concussion, the Warriors said. Green rolled his ankle and didn't realize he had stepped on his teammate. After skipping the fourth quarter and putting ice on his leg, he hopes to play Saturday back home in Oakland.

UP NEXT

Warriors: Host Timberwolves on Saturday.

Lakers: Host Hawks on Sunday.

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Key Players
S. Curry
30 PG
J. Randle
30 PF
27.6 Min. Per Game 27.6
13.3 Pts. Per Game 13.3
3.9 Ast. Per Game 3.9
8.1 Reb. Per Game 8.1
48.9 Field Goal % 53.1
42.1 Three Point % 25.0
92.6 Free Throw % 74.5
  Defensive rebound by Shaun Livingston 0:16
  Jordan Clarkson missed 3-pt. jump shot 0:18
+ 2 James McAdoo made jump shot 0:42
  Defensive rebound by JaVale McGee 0:55
  Brandon Ingram missed jump shot 0:57
  Team rebound 0:57
  Marcelo Huertas missed layup, blocked by James McAdoo 0:59
+ 2 Kevon Looney made layup, assist by Patrick McCaw 1:17
  Team rebound 1:21
  Shaun Livingston missed fade-away jump shot 1:23
  Defensive rebound by JaVale McGee 1:43
Team Stats
Points 109 85
Field Goals 43-83 (51.8%) 32-90 (35.6%)
3-Pointers 11-28 (39.3%) 5-22 (22.7%)
Free Throws 12-17 (70.6%) 16-23 (69.6%)
Total Rebounds 53 57
Offensive 4 14
Defensive 40 31
Team 9 12
Assists 31 20
Steals 10 12
Blocks 10 3
Turnovers 18 18
Fouls 21 16
Technicals 0 1
29 PTS, 6 REB, 9 AST
20 PTS, 2 REB
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away team logo Warriors 14-2 30232729109
home team logo Lakers 8-9 2023212185
Team Stats
away team logo Warriors 14-2 114.1 PPG 43.3 RPG 28.4 APG
home team logo Lakers 8-9 PPG RPG APG
Key Players
K. Durant SF PPG RPG APG FG%
J. Clarkson PG PPG RPG APG FG%
Top Scorers
K. Durant SF 29 PTS 6 REB 9 AST
J. Clarkson PG 20 PTS 2 REB 0 AST
51.8 FG% 35.6
39.3 3PT FG% 22.7
70.6 FT% 69.6
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB +/- FPTS
K. Durant 29 6 9 11/19 3/6 4/6 4 33 1 2 2 1 5 0 54
S. Curry 24 5 5 8/17 4/10 4/4 1 36 3 0 3 2 3 0 39
K. Thompson 18 7 0 7/17 1/6 3/4 1 33 0 0 1 0 7 0 24
D. Green 12 8 4 5/7 1/2 1/3 3 26 3 1 2 0 8 0 30
Z. Pachulia 2 6 4 1/5 0/0 0/0 3 21 0 3 3 0 6 0 16
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB +/- FPTS
K. Durant 29 6 9 11/19 3/6 4/6 4 33 1 2 2 1 5 0 54
S. Curry 24 5 5 8/17 4/10 4/4 1 36 3 0 3 2 3 0 39
K. Thompson 18 7 0 7/17 1/6 3/4 1 33 0 0 1 0 7 0 24
D. Green 12 8 4 5/7 1/2 1/3 3 26 3 1 2 0 8 0 30
Z. Pachulia 2 6 4 1/5 0/0 0/0 3 21 0 3 3 0 6 0 16
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB +/- FPTS
K. Looney 6 1 0 3/3 0/0 0/0 1 13 1 2 0 0 1 0 10
A. Iguodala 6 4 4 3/5 0/1 0/0 0 24 1 0 1 0 4 0 18
I. Clark 3 0 0 1/2 1/1 0/0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
P. McCaw 3 1 1 1/2 1/2 0/0 2 12 0 0 1 0 1 0 5
J. McAdoo 2 0 0 1/1 0/0 0/0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
D. West 2 2 3 1/1 0/0 0/0 4 11 1 0 2 1 1 0 9
S. Livingston 2 2 1 1/4 0/0 0/0 1 15 0 0 1 0 2 0 5
J. McGee 0 2 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 1 6 0 1 1 0 2 0 2
D. Jones - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. Varejao - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 109 44 31 43/83 11/28 12/17 21 241 10 10 18 4 40 0 218
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB +/- FPTS
J. Clarkson 20 2 0 6/15 4/9 4/5 1 38 5 0 3 0 2 0 24
T. Mozgov 8 4 1 3/6 0/0 2/4 1 20 0 0 1 1 3 0 13
B. Ingram 8 9 2 3/18 0/4 2/2 1 39 2 1 3 1 8 0 21
J. Calderon 7 1 6 3/6 1/3 0/0 4 28 1 1 4 1 0 0 18
L. Deng 4 4 4 2/9 0/2 0/0 0 22 0 0 1 1 3 0 15
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB +/- FPTS
J. Clarkson 20 2 0 6/15 4/9 4/5 1 38 5 0 3 0 2 0 24
T. Mozgov 8 4 1 3/6 0/0 2/4 1 20 0 0 1 1 3 0 13
B. Ingram 8 9 2 3/18 0/4 2/2 1 39 2 1 3 1 8 0 21
J. Calderon 7 1 6 3/6 1/3 0/0 4 28 1 1 4 1 0 0 18
L. Deng 4 4 4 2/9 0/2 0/0 0 22 0 0 1 1 3 0 15
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB +/- FPTS
L. Williams 13 3 2 5/13 0/4 3/4 0 26 1 0 4 1 2 0 17
L. Nance Jr. 11 7 0 5/8 0/0 1/2 4 20 1 0 0 2 5 0 19
T. Black 8 5 1 2/4 0/0 4/4 1 17 1 0 0 4 1 0 16
T. Robinson 6 10 0 3/8 0/0 0/2 3 16 1 1 1 3 7 0 17
M. World Peace 0 0 1 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
M. Huertas 0 0 3 0/3 0/0 0/0 1 12 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
N. Young - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Randle - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Russell - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
I. Zubac - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 85 45 20 32/90 5/22 16/23 16 241 12 3 18 14 31 0 167