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Clarkson leads Lakers past Dubs

FIL-AM cager Jordan Clarkson scored 17 points, while Julius Randle added 14 markers to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to an 85-70 win over the the defending champions Golden State Warriors Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) in a preseason game of the National Basketball Association.

The contest was halted  late in the third quarter due to unplayable conditions on the court.

Jordan Clarkson (6) of the Los Angeles Lakers drives to the basket against the Golden State Warriors during a preseason game at Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California. AFP
The rest of the game was called off with 2:16 left in the third when moisture spots, caused by ice below the court at the Valley View Casino Center, made portions of the playing court too slippery to play in.

Stephen Curry took charge with 19 points and had four assists while  Festus Ezeli tallied 10 points and nine rebounds.

Rookie guard D’Angelo Russell, who was the Lakers’ top pick, started after he missed two games with a bruised glute. He had two points.

On the other hand,  Kobe Bryant was not around because of a bruised left leg.

Curry had 14 first-half points on  4-for-8 shooting on three-pointers.

Nick Young hit three consecutive three-pointers for the Lakers in less than two minutes in the second quarter.

He was fouled after converting his third triple. He also made his free throw for a four-point play.

Topics: Jordan Clarkson

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