LAS VEGAS (AP) – New Los Angeles Lakers coach Luke Walton’s first matchup against Golden State, where he won a championship as an assistant in 2015, went about as expected — with a Warriors’ rout.
Klay Thompson scored 24 to lead the Warriors to a 112-107 win over the Lakers in Las Vegas.
Kevin Durant added 17 points as Golden State (4-1) shot 54.3 percent from the field. Draymond Green, Andre Iguodala and David West did not play.
Nick Young led the Lakers with 17 off the bench on 6 for 9 shooting while No. 2 overall pick Brandon Ingram scored 12 off the bench.
Los Angeles (2-4) was outscored 54-30 in the paint. Lou Williams and Metta World Peace did not play.